By Mona L. Bronson-Fuqua
Chamber Music Recital, for the Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research. 5 p.m., First Christian Assembly of God, 217 William Howard Taft Road, Corryville. $20, $10 students and seniors. 221-3949.
Baseball 101 - Luncheons for Ladies, for the Reds Community Fund. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Great American Ball Park, downtown. $50 Registration required. www.redscommunityfund.com or
Metropolitan Award Dinner, honoring A.G. Lafley and for Fine Arts Fund recipients. 6 p.m., Metropolitan Club, 50 E. RiverCenter Blvd., 19th floor, Covington. $200. Reservations required. (859) 491-2400.
Silk and Spice Visionary Awards, dinner and silent auction for the Contemporary Arts Center. 6:30 p.m., 44 E. Sixth St., downtown. $150, $250 benefactor, $2,500 per table of 10. 345-8421.
An Evening in the Garden, for the Taft Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m., 316 Pike St., downtown. $100. Reservations required. 681-4828.
Celebrate Women, for YWCA of Greater Cincinnati Eastern Area. 7-9:30 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center Krippendorf Lodge, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford. $35. Reservations required by Friday. 732-0450.
Diva Day, for the Cincinnati Opera Guild. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saks Fifth Avenue, 101 W. Fifth St., downtown. Free. 10 percent of all sales to the Opera Guild. Reservations required. 744-3207.
Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction, for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Phi Psi Omega Community Service fund. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Manor House Banquet and Conference Center, 7440 Mason-Montgomery Road, Mason. $35. Reservations required. 588-4535.
Bow Wow Affair Dog Show for
Adults and Kids, for American Business Women's Association Hamilton-Fairfield Chapter scholarship programs. 1 p.m., Hamilton Sports Arena (outside) Peck Avenue. $5 by June 1, $7 day of the show.
Forbidden Sights and Sounds: Multimedia Concert and Gala Reception, for the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education.
4 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive. Reservations required. $20, $10 students. 221-1875, Ext. 355.
Tony Awards Live Broadcast Party, for Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. 6 p.m., Paul Brown Stadium, East Club Room, downtown. $150, $25. Reservations required. 421-3555 or www.cincyetc.com
Mardi Gras in June, for LifeCenter Organ Donor Network and Aubrey Rose Hollenkamp Children's Trust Foundation. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Fat Fish Blue Restaurant, Newport on the Levee. $35. Reservations required. 961-5200, Ext. 13.
Speaking on Life, training event for Diocesan Catholic Children's Home, Make a Wish Foundation and Mental Health Association. 6:30 p.m. Northern Kentucky University, Greaves Hall, Nunn Drive. Highland Heights. $45. Groups of five or students with ID, $40. Registration required. 859.331.2040, Ext. 232.
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