The Urban League of Greater Columbus will host the 17th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner Oct. 5 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. The Honorable Glenda A. Hatchett will speak. A reception begins at 6 p.m., and the award dinner at 7 p.m. A music gala will follow featuring the D.S.O.S. Band and DJ Michael Soul. For ticket information, 706-322-6840.