Countdown New Year's Eve Party, benefiting the American Cancer Society. 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Black tie optional. $75. Reservations still available. (513) 977-3180 or www.cincynewyear.com.
New Year's Eve Grand Voyage Concert and Ball, benefiting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Music Hall and Ballroom, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing. Reservations required for dinner and dancing. (513) 381-3300.
Strider's Ball, benefiting the American Cancer Society. 6 p.m.-midnight, Cincinnati Airport Marriot Hotel, Hebron. $125 per person, $250 per couple. (800) 227-2345 or www.cancer.org.
Inclusion Leadership Awards, benefiting the Inclusion Network. 5 p.m., Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. Actor Danny Woodburn of Seinfeld fame featured speaker. $45 per person. Reservations required. (513) 345-1330.
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