By Mona L. Bronson-Fuqua
Boy Scout Troop 8 Annual Auction, 7 p.m., Simon Kenton High School cafeteria, 11132 Madison Pike, Independence. (859) 356-0149.
Broadway Belters - The Ladies Singing Their Songs, benefiting New Voice Theater Company of Cincinnati and AVOC. 7:30 p.m., 20th Century, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. $20. 624-8584.
Banquet for Life, benefiting Pregnancy Center East. 5:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, 151 W. Fifth St., downtown. Reservations required. $30. 321-3100.
Cincinnati Flower Show Opening Night Gala, benefiting the Wellness Community. 6-9 p.m., Lake Como, Coney Island. Reservations required. Sponsorships available. $150. 872-5914.
CHRC & Cincinnati ... Connecting Cultures and Communities, benefiting Cincinnati Human Relations Commission programs. 6:30 p.m., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, downtown. $75, $150 for patrons. Reservation required. 352-3237.
Spring Fashionata Luncheon and Style Show, benefiting United Ministries. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Fort Mitchell Country Club, 250 Fort Mitchell Ave. Reservations required. $25. (859) 727-0300.
Spring Jubilee, benefiting College of Mount St. Joseph general scholarship fund. 6 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, 151 W. Fifth St., downtown. $100, $200 per couple. Reservations required. (513) 244-4870, or www.msj.edu
Spring Fling, benefiting Cincinnati Horticultural Society projects. 8 p.m.- midnight. Moonlite Pavilion, Coney Island. $40 includes admission to Cincinnati Flower Show. Reservations required. 872-9555 or www.cincyflowershow.com.
Books and Brunch, benefiting Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati. 9 a.m.-noon, Five Seasons Country Club, 11790 Snider Road, Symmes Township. Reservation deadline, Monday. $35. 221-4447.
Family Fitness & Fun Jamboree, Volleyball Elimination Tournament and facility access benefiting the Black Achievers scholarship fund. 8-11 p.m. Blue Ash YMCA, 5000 YMCA Drive. $10, $5 school-age children.
Games Kids Play, benefiting Council on Child Abuse of Southern Ohio Inc.'s Protect and Comfort Infants program. 8 p.m., Old St. George, 42 Calhoun St., Corryville. $45 in advance, $50 at the door. 936-8009 or www.cocachild.org.
McAuction 2004, "An Affair to Remember in the South Pacific." Champagne reception, dinner and auctions benefiting McAuley High School. 5 p.m. 6000 Oakwood Ave, College Hill. Reservations required. 681-1800, Ext. 1147
"A Night of Dreams," gala/silent auction benefiting St. Peter's Children's Fund featuring Jim Brickman. 7 p.m., Benjamin and Marion Schuster Center, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio. $50. Reservations required. (888) 228-3630 or www.ticketcenterstage.com.
Salute to Seabiscuit and Human Perserverance, pre-Derby dinner and silent auction benefiting New Perceptions, Inc. programs. 6:30 p.m. Turfway Park, 7500 Turfway Road, Florence. $50. Reservations required. (859) 344-9322.
"Shop for A Cure," benefiting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 2-5 p.m. Gayle McLaughlin School of Dance, 7892 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. 722-2552.
Three Arts Scholarship Fund Luncheon and Concert, featuring 2004 scholarship winners and benefiting the scholarship fund. Noon, Kenwood Country Club, 6501 Kenwood Road. Reservations required by Monday. (859) 581-6877.
"Autism and All That Jazz," evening of dining and dancing sponsored by Autism Spectrum Disorders Network to raise money for children with autism. Dee Felice Cafe, 529 Main St., Covington. Seatings every half hour 4-9 p.m. $70, Reservations required. (859) 261-2365.
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