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.
Good Samaritan's 20th Annual Gala, benefiting Fetal Therapeutics Collaborative. 7 p.m., Millenium Hotel, downtown. $200; $5,000-$12,000 corporate sponsors. 872-3786.
Mercy Gras XV, dinner auction benefiting Mother of Mercy High School. 5:30 p.m., Mother of Mercy gym, 3036 Werk Road, Westwood. Reservations required. 661-2740.
North College Hill Mayor's Ball, benefiting Shriners Burns Institute. 8 p.m.-midnight. Clovernook Country Club, 2035 W. Galbraith Road, North College Hill. $30 per couple. 521-7413 or 729-0608.
Starshine Hospice of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Gala, 6:30 p.m., Paul Brown Stadium, East Club Lounge, downtown. Reservations required. $125. 636-4663.
Have a Heart Valentine Fund-raiser, buffet luncheon and auction benefiting Northern Kentucky Interfaith Commission. 12:30 p.m., Point Pavilion, 620 Scott St., Covington. Reservations by Wednesday. $20
Flirting For Disaster, happy hour benefiting American Red Cross. 6-8 p.m., Havana Martini Club, 580 Walnut St., downtown. $10.
Messages of the Heart, An Evening of Heart Health and Well-Being, dessert and book signing features Margo Howard (Ann Landers' daughter). Benefiting American Heart Association. 5:30 p.m., Rockdale Temple, 8501 Ridge Road, Amberley Village. $15.
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, downtown. $40, $20 students, $400 per table of 10. Reservations by Feb. 9. 699-1401.
Wine Tasting, benefiting Sorg Opera. 5-8:30 p.m., Feb. 13. Forest Hills Country Club, Middletown. $25 per person in advance; $30 at the door. (513) 425-0180.
Beta Sigma Phi Valentine Luncheon and Fashion Show, benefiting American Heart Association. 11:30 a.m., RSVP, 453 Wards Corner Road, Loveland. $25. 731-5887.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
Super Bowl vs. 'Queer Eye'
TV rivals include lingerie, old flicks
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Don't ask Johansson to just act her age
Conlon, chorus sing out
Lite menu delights symphony audience
Films don't always live up to Leonard's standards
Judge to R. Kelly: Stay clear of Jackson
Footlights program takes over Arnold's
'My Children' stumbles over crucial character
SEEN: BENEFITS AND BASHES
Seen: Greater Cincinnati bashes and benefits
Volunteer Spotlight: Morleen "Moe" Rouse
Kendrick: Teachers can learn lesson in empathy
Keep the party simple
Get to it!