Fundraisers Datebook

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Nov. 1, Saturday • Toy Shop Auction, by Salvation Army Auxiliary, 11 a.m. Armstrong Chapel, Indian Hill.

Nov. 1 Saturday • Dinner, for Planned Parenthood, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland

Nov. 1, Saturday • Hammers & Ales, for Cincinnati ToolBank, at Christian Moerlein Brewing Co., cincinnatitoolbank/events/

Nov. 1, Saturday • The Meat Ball, for Cystic Fibrosis. Renaissance Hotel, downtown.

Nov. 1, Saturday • 125th anniversary gala, for Christ Hospital, at Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 1, Saturday • Wine/beer/bourbon tasting, for League for Animal Welfare, 7 p.m. Bell Event Centre.

Nov. 2, Sunday • Fundraiser for Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, 5-8 p.m. The Kenwood.

Nov. 2, Sunday • Empty Bowls, by Clay Alliance for Freestore Foodbank, 3 seatings Bell Event Centre, Pendleton.

Nov. 6, Thursday • Wine/beer tasting, for Bethany House Services, 6 p.m. Memorial

Nov. 6, Thursday • Dinner/auction for Peaslee Center, 5:30 p.m. Bell Event Centre, OTR. 621-5514

Nov. 6-8, Thursday-Saturday • Book sale, by ATLA, 10 a.m. Anderson Twp. Library.

Nov. 7, Friday • Gala, for Aubrey Rose Foundation, 6 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 7, Friday • Craft fair, for ALS Association Ky. chapter, 4 p.m. Turfway Park, followed by quarter auction at 7 p.m. (859) 331-1384

Nov. 8. Saturday • Dancing with Our Stars, for Jewish Family Service, 7 p.m. Hilton Nertherland Plaza.

Nov. 8, Saturday • Happy Feet Ball, for Charities Guild of N.Ky. shoe fund, 7-11 p.m. New Riff Distillery, Newport.

Nov. 8, Saturday • 50th anniversary celebration, Cincinnati Preservation Association, 7 p.m. Marriott Renaissance, downtown.

Nov. 8, Saturday • The Rusty Ball, for many charities, 8-midnight Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 8, Saturday • Step up to Plate, by Talbert House for Camp Possible, 6 p.m. Summit Restaurant, MCI.

Nov. 8, Saturday • 5K, by Disabled American Veterans, 8:30 a.m. Sawyer Point.

Nov. 10, Monday • Holocaust film event, by CHHE and Xavier Interfaith Community Engagement Center, 7 p.m. Xavier Univ. 487-3055

Nov. 10, Monday • Fashion show, by Kindervelt 50, for Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute, 6:30 p.m. Kenwood Country Club.

Nov. 12, Wednesday • Luncheon, for TriHealth’s Mary Jo Cropper Family Center for Breast Care, noon, Manor House, Mason. 865-1621

Nov. 12, Wednesday • Shopping/fashion show, for CUB’s Off the Streets, 6:30 p.m. Macy’s downtown.

Nov. 13, Thursday • Storyteller fundraiser, for New Life Furniture, 8-9:15 a.m., Milford First United Methodist. 313-0530

Nov. 13, Thursday • Philanthropy luncheon, by Association of Fundraising Professionals, 11:45 a.m. Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 14, Friday • Kindervelt gala, for Cincinnati Children’s. 6 p.m. The Syndicate, Newport.

Nov. 14, Friday • Imagine Cincy, by Give Back Cincinnati, 7-11 p.m. Music Hall.

Nov. 14, Friday • Masquerade ball, by Ham. Co. coroner, for Boys Hope Girls Hope and CrimeStoppers, 7-11 p.m. Elements. 721-3380

Nov. 15, Saturday • Kindervelt Market, for Cincinnati Children’s, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Syndicate, Newport.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Rock ’n Aspire, for National MS Society. 7-11 p.m. 20th Century Theater, Oakley.

Nov. 15, Saturday • The Party, by YMCA, for youth development programs, Paul Brown Satdium.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Gala, for Links Cincinnati chapter, 7 p.m. Horseshoe Casino, downtown.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Benefit for St. Rita scholarships, Evendale Rec Center. 771-7600

Nov. 15, Saturday • Artability, for Starfire, 7 p.m. Venue 222, OTR. 281-2100 x106

Nov. 15, Saturday • 5K by Girls on the Run, 8 a.m. Sawyer Point. 321-1056

Nov. 20, Thursday • Wine Walk, for Caracole, by O’Bryonville merchants.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Banquet for Eve Center, 6:30 p.m. Cintas Center, Xavier.

Nov. 21, Friday • Secret ArtWorks, for ArtWorks, 5 p.m. The Center, Mercantile Building, downtown.

Nov. 22, Saturday • Opera Ball, for Cincinnati Opera, 6:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 22, Saturday • Silent auction for MUSE, before 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. performances, Memorial Hall.

Nov. 27, Thursday • Thanksgiving Day Race, Paul Brown Stadium, 9 a.m.

Nov. 30, Sunday • “Sleeping Beauty,” for Children’s Law Center, 1 p.m. Ensemble Theatre. (859) 431-3313


Dec. 4, Thursday • Gala, for LifePoint Solutions, 6 p.m. Horseshoe Casino.

Dec. 6, Saturday • Glendale home tour, for community center. Tickets day of event at Harry Whiting Brown Center.

Dec. 13, Saturday • Jingle Bell Run, for Arthritis Foundation, 10 a.m. N.Ky. Convention Center. 399-8091

Dec. 31, Wednesday • New Year’s Eve gala, for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. 381-3300

Dec. 31, Wednesday • New Year’s Eve speakeasy party, by Know Theatre, 8 p.m.

January 2015

Jan. 24, Saturday • Champions for Children gala, for 4C, Hilton Netherland Plaza. Details TBA.


Feb. 3, Tuesday • Open Your Heart dinner, for Stepping Stones, 6 p.m. Eddie Merlot’s restaurant. 559-2443

Feb. 21, Saturday • Heart Ball, for American Heart Association, Duke Energy Center. 


March 5-7, Thursday-Saturday • Cincinnati International Wine Festival. Details TBA.

March 7, Saturday • International trivia game for adults, by World Affairs Council. Details TBA.

March 14, Saturday • Art of Neuroscience, by Mayfield Education & Research Foundation, 5 p.m. at 21C Museum Hotel.


April 25, Saturday • Beacon of Light gala for Lighthouse Youth Services, 6:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel. 

April 25, Saturday • Gala for Cincinnati Nature Center, 6 p.m., Krippendorf Lodge at Rowe Woods.

April 30, Thursday • Gala for St. Joseph Orphanage, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. Details TBA

April 30, Thursday • Light Up the Night gala, for Women Helping Women, 6-9:30 p.m. Horseshoe Casino.


May 5, Tuesday • Toast for Hope, for Women’s Crisis Center, 5:30 p.m. Drees Pavilion, Devou Park, Covington. (859) 372-3571


June 18, Thursday • Purses for a Purpose, for Aubrey Rose Foundation.


Sept. 10, Thursday • Fashion show for Dress for Success, Horseshoe Casino. Details TBA.

Sept. 12, Saturday • Bloom, for Stepping Stones, 7 p.m. Greenacres.