Rockdale Temple 180th Anniversary Gala Celebration, 7 p.m. Saturday, Rockdale Temple/K.K. Bene Israel, 8501 Ridge Road, Amberley Village. $50. Reservation deadline Tuesday. 891-9900.
Strider's Ball, benefiting the American Cancer Society. 6 p.m.-midnight, Cincinnati Airport Marriott 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 Cincinnati Convention Center, downtown. Actor Danny Woodburn of Seinfeld fame is the featured speaker. $45 per person. Reservations required. 345-1330.
A Moveable Feast, benefiting Friends of CCM. 7 p.m., various venues in the CCM Village. Reservations required. 556-2100.
Valentine's Benefit for Social Health Education, raffle, silent auction and guest speaker Dr. Jill Bley, psychologist and certified sex therapist. 6-10:30 p.m., Waterfront Restaurant, Rumba Room, 14 Pete Rose Pier, Covington. 924-1444.
Mercy Gras XV, dinner auction benefiting Mother of Mercy High School. 5:30 p.m., Mother of Mercy High School Gym, 3036 Werk Road, Westwood. Reservations required. 661-2740.
Cheesecake Factory A Very Grand Opening, benefiting Dress for Success Cincinnati. 7-10 p.m., Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Road. $50. Limited tickets. (513) 651-3372 or www.dfscincy.org.
Heart to Heart Racial Justice Breakfast, benefiting the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati. 7:30-9:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. $40, $20 student rate, $400 per table of 10. Reservation deadline Feb. 9. 699-1401.
Wine Tasting, benefiting Sorg Opera. 5-8:30 p.m., Forest Hills Country Club, Middletown. $25 per person in advance; $30 at the door. (513) 425-0180.
Catholic Social Services 90th Anniversary Gala, benefiting Catholic Social Services of Southwestern Ohio. 7-11 p.m., Cincinnati Museum Center, Queensgate. Reservations required. $100 per person. Corporate or patron tables $1,000 for 10 people. 241-7745.
Heart's Desire, benefiting the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park. 6-10 p.m., Miami University Hamilton Campus, Wilks Conference Center, 1601 Peck Blvd., Hamilton. $50 per person. Reservations required by Feb. 2. (513) 868-8336.
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