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NORTH MARKET APRON GALA: North Market Development Authority

Saturday, May 13 North Market 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Enjoy appetizers, main dish “tastes” and desserts from North Market merchants.

For details, log on to www.northmarket.com.

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CAPA GALA: Columbus Association for the Performing Arts

Thursday, May 11 The Ivory Room at Miranova 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Celebrate the legacy of CAPA CEO Bill Conner with music by Broadway’s Craig Shulman.

For details, call (614) 719-6710 or log on to www.capa.com/support-capa/.

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A NIGHT AT THE SAFARI GALA: Nellie’s Champions for Kids

Friday, May 12 Heart of Africa Exhibit at the Columbus Zoo

Enjoy dinner, open bar and an auction and support pediatric cancer patients.

For details, call (614) 300-3995 or log on to www.nc4k.org.

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DUCHENNE DASH: Little Hercules Foundation

Saturday, May 13 Glacier Ridge Metro Park 8:30am

Take the whole family to this 5K/10K dog friendly walk/run and raise money for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

For details, call (614) 361-4537 or e-mail kelly@littleherculesfoundation.org.

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OHIO BUSINESS AND CAREER EXPO: Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Wednesday, May 17 Cardinal Hall, Ohio Expo Center 9:00am – 4:00pm

This free networking opportunity is geared toward jobseekers and business owners who are minorities, women, or otherwise socially and economically disadvantaged.

For details, call (614) 466-8380 or log on to www.das.ohio.gov/eod.

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SOLE CELEBRATION: In Christy’s Shoes

Thursday, May 18 St. Charles Preparatory School 6:00pm – 9:30pm

This runway fashion show raises money for programs that support women.

For details, log on to www.inchristysshoes.org.

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ROCKIN ON THE RUN: Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Saturday, May 20 St. Patrick School, London 8:00am – 12:00pm

This 5K run/walk and family day features entertainment, carnival games and more.

For details, log on to www.rockinontherun.org.

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DINNER WITH NEIGHBORS: New American Advisory Council

Wednesday, May 10 The Columbus Anthenaeum 9:00am – 12:00pm

Find innovative and effective methods to strengthen inclusion and celebrate diversity throughout Franklin County.

For details, e-mail mmoore@ymcacolumbus.org.

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MOTHER’S DAY LUNCHEON: The Breathing Association

Thursday, May 11 Villa Milano 11:30am – 1:00pm

Former United Way CEO Janet Jackson will be honored.

For details, log on to www.breathingassociation.org.

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FASHION SHOW: Columbus College of Art and Design

Friday, May 12 CCAD Design Studios on Broad 8:00pm

Don’t miss a night of standout fashion from the freshest talents around.

For details, e-mail fashionshow@ccad.edu.

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SHINE A LIGHT: M.A.S.H. Pantry

Saturday, May 13 Grove City High School 10:00am – 2:00pm

Celebrate military families and veterans at this family-friendly event.

For details, log on to www.MASHpantry.org.

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WALK A HOUND, LOSE A POUND: Healthy Pets of Ohio

Sunday, May 21 Highbanks Metro Park 10:00am – 2:00pm

Walk your pet around the park and learn about pet obesity and other diseases.

For details, call (740) 549-4100 or e-mail abuck@healthypetsofohio.com.

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2017 LIFETOWN LEGENDS: LifeTown Columbus

Thursday, May 11 Renaissance Hotel 11:30am – 1:00pm

Buckeye Football Coach Urban is the keynote speaker at this event honoring Barry Fromm and A. J. Hawk.

For details, call (614) 939-0765 or log on to www.LifetownColumbus.org.

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ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: Moms2B

Tuesday, May 9 The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Center 6:00pm

Governor and Mrs. Kasich will receive the 2017 Gabbe Infant Mortality Award.

For details, log on to www.go.osu.edu/supportmoms2b.

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HIGHEST EVICTION RATE IN OHIO: Columbus Metropolitan Club

Wednesday, May 10 The Boat House at Confluence Park 12:00pm – 1:15pm

A panel of experts will discuss the impact of home evictions on children.

For details, call (614) 464-3200 or log on to www.columbusmetroclub.org

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CASINO NIGHT 2017: Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

Thursday, May 18 The Bluestone 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Try your luck at Casino Night and support the work of Junior Achievement.

For details, e-mail jaco@jacols.org or log on to www.jacols.org.

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BREATH DEEP NEWARK: LUNGevity Foundation

Saturday, May 13 COTC/OSU Newark Campus 9:00am – 12:00pm

This walk and rally for lung cancer is held in memory of Jean Mellars.

For details, e-mail planbevents@aol.com or log on to www.lungevity.org/newark.

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CENTRAL OHIO CHARITY GOLF OUTING: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Monday, May 15 York Golf Club 9:00am

Hit the links and help send disadvantaged kids to camp this summer.

For details, log on to www.cocgo.org.

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STEVIE: LIFE IN THE KEY OF WONDER: Momentum-Excellence

May 10 and May 12 Davidson Theatre 10:30am and 1:00pm

Using dance, music and performance, more than 850 area children will tell the story of Stevie Wonder.

For details, log on to http://momentum-excellence.org/steveie-life-the-key-of-wonder.

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IT’S JUST A BATHROOM: YWCA Columbus

Thursday, May 11 65 S. Fourth St., Columbus 11:30a,m – 1:00pm

Tara Allison shares her story of choosing to transition into a man instead of suicide.

For details, e-mail info@ywcacolumbus.org.

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