Events happening in July and August

July 14
Greenswell: Triathlon for Hope
Swim, bike and run in this all-female race where proceeds benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research; begins at 8 a.m.
Price: $60 in advance, $75 day of race
Location: Alum Creek State Park, 3615 S. Old State Rd., Delaware
Contact: 614-425-1156,

July 14
Yoga on High Foundation: Moroccan Nights
A fundraiser with food, entertainment and dancing to benefit Yoga in Schools, which teaches yoga and related topics to kids; begins at 6:30 p.m.
Price: $50
Location: A private Powell residence; address given upon ticket purchase
Contact: 614-291-4444,

July 21
The Homeless Families Foundation: Celebrating 25 Years with One Wild Night
Support the HFF during its anniversary celebration at the zoo. Enjoy food and fun with the animals; begins at 7 p.m.
Price: $100
Location: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium,
4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell
Contact: 614-461-9247,

July 28
Medical Mutual Columbus: Make-A-Wish Walk for Wishes
Family-friendly 3-mile walk to raise funds for children participating in the Make-A-Wish program; begins at 9 a.m.
Price: Free to participate, fundraising encouraged
Location: Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane, Arena District
Contact: 614-495-3712,

August 3
Nellie's Catwalk for Kids: Masquerade
The annual fashion show celebrates its sixth anniversary, raising money and awareness for those affected by pediatric cancer; begins at 6 p.m.
Price: $30
Location: Ohio Dominican University,
1216 Sunbury Rd., Columbus
Contact: 800-859-9183,

August 10-12
A bike tour through Central Ohio, benefiting cancer research at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
Location: Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St., Downtown
Contact: 614-221-6100,

August 21
Columbus State Community College: Taste the Future
Support student scholarship funds at a culinary event featuring food from area chefs and restaurants; begins at
5:30 p.m.
Price: $100, sponsorships begin at $1,000
Location: Columbus State Main Campus, 550 E. Spring St., Downtown
Contact: 614-287-2437,

August 25
James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute: Up on the Roof
Black tie gala with a cocktail reception, dinner and live entertainment to benefit cancer research; begins at 6:30 p.m.
Price: Sponsorships begin at $475
Location: Ohio Union,
1739 N. High St., Ohio State University Campus
Contact: 614-293-4700,

August 30
Arthritis Foundation: Wine & Dine 2012
Food and wine from more than 50 locations during an evening to benefit the Arthritis Foundation; begins at 6 p.m.
Price: $100, $150 for VIP, $1,800 for corporate table of 10
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Downtown
Contact: 614-876-8200,

September 14
Women's Board of the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: From Field to Table
Cocktails, appetizers and dinner celebrating the local harvest. Proceeds benefit the education programs at the Conservatory; begins at 6 p.m.
Price: $300
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens,
1777 E. Broad St., East Side
Contact: 614-645-5569,