Fundraisers Datebook

To add events to this datebook, email the editor, with DATEBOOK as the subject line. This page is updated with each new issue of Express. Publication dates and deadlines.

For our listing of Sporting Events see the Team Effort Lineup

July 4, Saturday

Ault Park Advisory Council | Traditional Independence Day celebration at Ault Park. Parade 11 a.m., fireworks 10 p.m.

July 5, Sunday

Crayons to Computers | Florence Freedom donating half of ticket price for Minor League game vs. River City Rascals to Crayons to Computers. Gametime: 6 p.m.

July 8, Wednesday

Comboni Missionaries in Cincinnati | Meet the Missionaries Night, 7 p.m. Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road.

July 10-12, Friday-Sunday

St. Rita School for the Deaf | St. Rita Fest, plus food trucks and live entertainment.

July 11, Saturday

Cincinnati Opera | Pride Night celebration following performance of “Don Pasquale” at Music Hall. 768-5520 or

Lindner Center of HOPE | Sendoff for cross-country bike rider raising funds in honor of his late wife, 9 a.m. Lindner Center, Mason.

July 17, Friday

Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay-Neuter | Annual Art Show, 7 p.m.-midnight. Leapin’ Lizzard Gallery, 726 Main St., Covington.

July 22, Wednesday

Learning Through Art | Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. Cincinnati Zoo.

July 31, Friday

Cincinnati Human Relations Commission | Luncheon, 11 a.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. Rescheduled from earlier

Aug. 2, Sunday

Redwood | Bang Bang cocktails and food sampling, 6-9 p.m. Bonefish Grill, Crescent Springs. Beth Moore, (859) 331-0880 x297

Aug. 6, Thursday

Covington Business Council and Urban Partnership | 25th anniversary dinner, 5:30 p.m. Grand Banquet Hall, 6 E. Fifth St. (859) 431-1500 x2 or

Aug. 8, Saturday

Erlanger Historical Society | yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 3313 Crescent Ave., Erlanger. Accepting donations and sale items. (859) 727-2630

Freedom Center | “Bridges to Cross” program and march, 9 a.m.-noon. Roebling Bridge and Freedom Center.

Aug. 9, Saturday

Pro Seniors | Rock ’n Bowl for Seniors, 2-5 p.m. Crossgate Lanes, 4230 Hunt Road. 458-5525 or

Aug. 15, Saturday

Caracole | Party in Plaid and Paisley, Masonic Center Ballroom. 761-1480 or

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra | Opening night gala for Summermusik festival, 5:30 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom.

Aug. 21, Friday

Family Nurturing Center | August Affair, Cincinnati Airport Marriott.

Aug. 22, Saturday

Easter Seals and Operation VetsTHRIVE | Tailgate Bash Party, noon-4 p.m. Fountain Square.

Aug. 22, Saturday

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation | Bourbon Ball, 6 p.m. Fort Mitchell Country Club.

Greater Milford Area Historical Society | Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Promont, 906 Main St., Milford. 248-0324 or

Aug. 22, Saturday

SPCA | Best Friends & Brews beer tasting, 7-11 p.m. SPCA, 11900 Conrey Road.

Aug. 26, Wednesday

United Way | Campaign kickoff, noon at Fountain Square.

Aug. 27, Thursday

Children’s Hunger Alliance | Taste to Remember, 6:30 p.m. 20th Century Theater, Oakley. 227-5446 or

Aug. 28-29, Friday-Saturday

The Cure Starts Now | Beer, Wine and Food Festival, at park in business district, 400 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

Aug. 29, Saturday

Brighton Center | Wine Over Water wine and food tasting, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Purple People Bridge.

Tender Mercies | Taste of OTR, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Washington Park. 639-7047 or

Sept. 6, Sunday

Children’s Home | Rockin’ Ribs party during Riverfest, 5-10 p.m. Montgomery Inn Boathouse. 527-7261

Sept. 9, Wednesday

Ohio Justice & Policy Center | Author talk, by Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” Taft Center. Details TBA.

Sept. 10, Thursday

Dress for Success | Fashion show. Horseshoe Casino. Details TBA.

Sept. 11-13, Friday-Sunday

Food + Wine Classic | Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine.

Sept. 12, Saturday

Behringer-Crawford Museum | freshART,

Sept. 12, Saturday

Stepping Stones | Bloom | 7 p.m. Greenacres.

Sept. 17, Thursday

Lighthouse Youth Services | “Fashion, Food, Friends & Fun” at private home in Indian Hill.

Sept. 18, Friday

Cincinnati Zoo | Zoofari, 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Cincinnati Zoo.

Sept. 20, Sunday

Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks Foundation | Children’s Tea. Mt. Echo Park. Details TBA.

Sept. 25, Friday

Envision | Much Ado at the Zoo cocktail party, 7 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo base camp. 619-2989 or

Episcopal Retirement Homes | Gala, 6-10 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. 272-5555 x4283 or

Sept. 26, Saturday

Milford Area Historical Society | Art Affaire, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Main Street, Milford.

Oct. 2, Friday

CityLink MashUp | 6:30-10:30 p.m. CityLink Center.

Oct. 3, Saturday

Zonta Club | Wine & Dine Scholarship Fundraiser, 6 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. 616-5696 or

Oct. 8, Thursday

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Foundation | Pink Ribbon Luncheon, Duke Energy Center.

Oct. 10, Saturday

Patty Brisben Foundation | gala, 6 p.m.-midnight. Greenacres Arts Center, Indian Hill. 697-5929

Oct. 11, Sunday

Cedar Village | Chai Ball. Cooper Creek, Blue Ash.

Oct. 12, Monday

Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA | Annual gala, 6 p.m. Hyatt Regency. 979-6999,

Oct. 14-15, Wednesday-Thursday

Montgomery Woman’s Club | Town Hall Lecture Series. 684-1632 or

Oct. 17, Saturday

Spirit of Construction | Celebration of Construction Gala. Duke Energy Convention Center. Details TBA.

Oct. 22, Thursday

Cincinnati Art Museum | Art in Bloom.

Oct. 23, Friday

Autism Society | The Event to Connect dinner, 7 p.m. at The Transept on Washington Park. 561-2300 or

Oct. 23, Friday

Brewery District CURC | Beer Baron Ball, Horseshoe Casino.

Oct. 24, Saturday

Cancer Support Community | Celebration of Life Gala, Kenwood Country Club. 791-4060

Oct. 24, Saturday

Mercantile Library | Niehoff Lecture, featuring author/columnist David Brooks, and dinner, 7 p.m. Westin Presidential Ballroom. 621-0717

Oct. 30, Friday

Greater Cincinnati Foundation | Annual luncheon and awards presentation, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency. Joelle Tunning, 241-2880

Nov. 6, Friday

Bethany House Services | Ales to Zinfandels wine and beer tasting, 6 p.m. Carnegie Center, Columbia-Tusculum. 557-2411 or

Nov. 7, Saturday

Cancer Family Care | Wine Tasting and Auction, 6-10 p.m. Manor House, Mason.

Feb. 13, 2016, Saturday

Dragonfly Foundation | Love Rocks gala, Savannah Center, West Chester.