3rd Annual Halloween of Hope, benefiting the Chron's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Southwest Ohio Chapter. 6:30 p.m. at The Madison, 700 Madison Ave., Covington. Costumes encouraged but not required. $60 per person, $600 table of ten. Reservations deadline, Oct. 15. 772-3550.
4th Annual Night of Fright, benefiting Jewish Hospital Blood & Marrow Transplant Program and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 8:30 p.m. at Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $40.
Guys, Griddles & Grub, benefiting Greater Cincinnati Community Shares. 6 p.m. at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. 475-0475.
In A Whirl of Jazz 4, performance and dinner benefiting the Friends of CCM. 5 p.m. at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Corbett Auditorium and CCM Atrium. Performance and supper, $75. Performance only, $20. Students $10. Reservations required. 556-2100.
Fall Fashion Fantasia, benefiting the Kenwood Woman's Club scholarship fund. 11 a.m. at Kenwood Country Club, 6501 Kenwood Road. $30. Reservations required. 793-6573.
Second Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, benefiting ProScan Foundation Pink Ribbon Bags. 7 p.m. at The Waterfront Restaurant Bar and Grill, 14 Pete Rose Pier, Covington. Reservations required. (352) 337-9494.
Partners in Progress (PiP) Awards, benefiting Accountability & Credibility Together. Noon at Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. $50 per person, $450 per table, $500 per corporate table. Reservations deadline Oct. 24. 345-1728
Saints & Sinners IV, benefiting Cincinnati Men's Chorus. 8 p.m. at One Riverboat Row, Covington. $35. 542-2626.
Gifts from the Earth, party and auction benefiting Fitton Center for Creative Arts and Shared Harvest Food Bank. 7-10 p.m. at 101 St. Monument Ave., Hamilton. $10 students, $20 per person, $35 per couple. Reservations required by Oct. 27. 863-8873.
Moon Over Miami Palm Beach to South Beach, benefiting May Festival, 7 p.m. at Music Hall Ballroom, $135 patron, table of 10, $1,500.00. Reservations deadline, Oct. 29. 621-1919.
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