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.
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/.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.