6:30 p.m. at Great Lakes Science Center. Social hour includes exclusive tasting by Cleveland Whiskey and silent auction. Seated dinner and live auction by local auction extraordinaire, Peacock. Ion Award presentation honoring community leaders who have transformed big dreams into reality. Inaugural recipients to be Stephen E. Wall and the family of Anthony E. “Tony” Smith, instrumental in the inception and creation of the Science Center. End the evening with Liftoff!, Cleveland’s best space party ever, an after-party featuring live music, dancing, science demonstrations, an after dark exploration of the Science Center and a balloon drop at midnight. Tickets are $250 per person. Option of $60 Liftoff Space Party ticket with 9 p.m. entry, drinks and all of the after-party festivities. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit GreatScience.com.