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The Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati
The Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati helps charities organize and conduct wine tastings every quarter-integrating social and professional networking with philanthropy . This quarter JDRF is the benefactor.
Event will be held at Cincinnati Music Hall. The address is: 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
Head Shaving Event for The Dragonfly Foundation with the Kings Island Kicks Cancer Fundraiser
Join The Dragonfly Foundation at Kings Island to help crush a world record for the most heads shaved simultaneously!
183 heads are needed to break the world record and we need your help!
All participants receive a t-shirt and FREE admission to the park! Participants will also be able to bring up to 3 friends for ONLY $24.99 for each ticket!
Not only does this raise awareness for The Dragonfly Foundation but Kings Island will donate $1 of each ticket purchased to Kings Island Kicks Cancer, a new park initiative that focuses on raising awareness and funds for research, treatment and care in the fight against cancers.
For more information or to register please visit the link below!
Race for Globla Water 5K Run Walk
Nearly 6,000 people around the world, mainly children, die every day because they don’t have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene education. This statistic is what Water For People is trying to change and you can be involved in helping the effort by participating in this year’s 5K fundraiser.
The Race For Global Water 5K Run Walk will take place on August 2nd, 2014 at 9:00am at Water Works Park in Fairfield. All proceeds from the event benefit Water for People.
Visit: http://www.runningtime.net/Races/global_water/home.htm to register,
http://gwconsortium.org/water-for-people.php for information on the 5K or http://www.waterforpeople.org to find out how you can help make a difference.
Gourmet Grub for Good
Join Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati for a spirited amateur chef competition to support good in the community! American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45225
$50 at door
$75 for open bar
Lebanon Blues Festival
The 16th Annual Lebanon Blues Festival will be held Aug. 2, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in historic downtown Lebanon, Ohio. Enjoy eight blues bands, your favorite foods, and a deluxe beer garden. Gaze at over 150 classic cars in the Blues, BBQ, and Bumpers Car Show. Check out the Powder Keg Motorcycle Show from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by LCNB National Bank, CenturyLink and many other local businesses and presented by the Lebanon Optimist Club.
Also, the Red Hot Blues Run begins with check-in at 4:30 p.m. behind the City Building and the Kid’s Run at 6 p.m. and the Adult Run at 7 p.m. at the Golden Lamb Inn.
For more Blues Festival information, visit http://lebanonbluesfestival.org or call 513-588-0321.
11:00 Tom Kaper
12:30 Cheryl Renee
2:00 The Back Talk Blues Band featuring Gary ‘Guitar’ Williams
3:30 Miss Lissa & Co.
5:00 The Swamp Bees
6:30 Robin Lacy & Dezydeco
8:00 Wayne Baker Brooks – Chicago’s blues family dynasty
9:45 Sonny Moorman Group
Car Wash for Cancer
Cobblestone Tavern located at 4737 Dixie Hwy Fairfield OH 45014
Festivities begin at 12pm to 5pm Admission is Free Music by Cobblestone Tavern
Over 40 Crafters and Vendors Domino’s Pizza Itsy Ice Cream
Get your car washed by Babes in Bikinis. $7.00 Car or Bike $10.00 Truck or Suv
Note: All proceeds gathered from the car wash will go the American Cancer Society
Grab a Babes in Bikinis Calendar/Get your picture taken with your favorite Babe
Let us see what you got!
Show off your Hot Rod or Classic Car for a chance to win a basket full of wonderful merchandise Retail Over $200.00. A $5.00 entry fee does apply
Payments are collected the day of event
Registration: 12pm to 1pm Judging at 3pm Winner announced at 3:30pm
Note: All proceeds gathered from the contest will go to the American Cancer Society
Modern Makers: Life Drawings
A two-hour free event hosted by Modern Makers during which attendees can explore the figure with an evening of life drawing. Life drawing is a drawing of the human figure from observation of a live model. Event goers are encouraged to bring their own supplies and imagination.
2606 Short Vine
(next to Dive Bar)
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Wednesday, August 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Modern Makers will host its fourth Life Drawing event of the summer on Wednesday, August 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2606 Short Vine. Modern Makers is an interactive art + design space for Cincinnati’s creative community, supported by the Uptown Consortium.
Brass + Brats at Burnet Woods Bandstand
With coordination by the Cincinnati Park Board, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) brass quintet will return to Burnet Woods for a night of German tunes, dancing, singing and fare at Brass + Brats at the Bandstand. The event will kick-off with the Donauschwaben Schuhplatters dance troupe and their youth ensemble followed by a performance of the Kolping Sangerchoir. The main event will feature the CCO brass quintet who will present a one-hour concert of German and Hungarian classics.
Burnet Woods Bandstand
3251 Brookline Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Thursday, August 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
For more information, call Lou Sand at 513-368-0952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burnet Woods will host the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) brass quintet for an evening of German tunes, dancing, singing and fare. A family friendly event, Brass + Brats at the Bandstand will include performances by the Donauschwaben Schuhplatters dance troupe and their youth ensemble, the Kolping Sangerchoir and a one-hour concert featuring the CCO brass quintet. In addition to the main acts, the event will include kids’ games and activities and food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.
Show Cards Car Wash
The Colerain Show Cards will be doing a car wash, grill out and bake sale on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 10 – 2. We will be at the Vineyard Church Northwest 9165 Round Top Rd Cincinnati, OH 45251. The car wash is free but donations are appreciated.
The Colerain High School Show Cards are a competition show choir whose performances feature singing, dancing, backdrops, costume changes, and a live band. In recent years the nationally acclaimed Show Cards have emerged as one of the premier choral groups in North America, routinely turning in dazzling performances before thousands of delighted audience members each season. Consistent finalists and grand champions in both regional and national competitions, the Show Cards enjoy a well-deserved reputation as a talented and highly entertaining ensemble.
Show Card auditions, consisting of vocal and dance segments, as well as a personal interview, are held each spring for the coming school year.
Bromley Fire Department Annual Street Fair
The Bromley Volunteer Fire Department has held this event for many years and we consider it more of a Reunion than a festival. Family and friends can be found enjoying Great Music by two local bands, Fantastic food with the best fish fry in Northern Ky, a Beer Garden, Gaming Booths, Craft Booths, Great Rides for the kids, Bingo and to cap the event off on Saturday night at 11:00 p.m., a fantastic Fire Works Show. The Festival starts at 4:00 p.m. each day and is held on the 200 block of Shelby Street in the City of Bromley.
Using Social Media to Market to Students
Uptown Consortium, Inc. (UCI) and the Hamilton County Development Company (HCDC) are hosting a social media workshop for Uptown small business owners on Friday, August 15 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (CHCURC) Office. The workshop, “Using Social Media to Market to Students,” will provide Uptown small business owners with the secrets to success for marketing to UC students in the area. The workshop will also include presentations from Monster Social Media and 4Front Marketing Services. The event is free and open to all Uptown business owners. A continental breakfast will be served at 7:45 a.m. Please RSVP to Janelle Lee at email@example.com or (513) 861-0815 by August 13th.
Beach Blanket Bingo
Back by an overwhelming demand, the Diamond Jubilee Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is proud to announce Beach Blanket Bingo Saturday August 16, 2014 at their rehearsal hall located in the Towne Mall in Middletown, Ohio. Doors open at 8:30 AM followed by a deluxe continental breakfast starting at 9:00 AM. Bingo games will commence at 10:00 AM and include some fabulous prizes such as 2 COACH Purses. The chorus is also proud to offer 3 exciting raffle baskets – one of which contains Cincinnati Reds Game tickets and Reds Fan Merchandise. New this year – PULL TAB games which will be available starting at 8:30 AM when the doors open. The chorus will entertain with a song or two and there is always a possibility of a guest quartet performance.
Don’t miss this fun family event and experience 4-part Barbershop Harmony acapella singing. Seating is limited and tickets are required for entry. Tickets are $15.00 per person and are available for sale online. More information including tickets and directions is available on our website http://diamondjubileechorus.org/
2nd Annual Night Out for Norah
Night Out for Norah is sure to be a memorable night of live music, raffles, auctions, great food, open bar and fun for a magnificent cause. Save the date as we change ‘CF’ to stand for “Cure Found” for Norah and 30,000 others living with Cystic Fibrosis. Live music by Whiskey Tango. Emcee: Q102′s Brian Douglas
Tickets on sale: $40 in advance, $50 at the door (while they last). Purchase tickets online at www.nightoutfornorah.com
21 & Over
Friday August 22, 2014 7:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
Marquise Banquet Center, Wilder KY
1016 Town Drive, Wilder KY 41076
2014 Disaster Fair
Families get the chance to learn about disaster preparedness at the American Red Cross Cincinnati Chapter on Saturday August 23, 2014.
The free event lasts from 10:00 am – 2:00pm participants with have the chance to start building their own family disaster kit, tour disaster vehicles, win prizes, and enjoy free activities and games.
Tutu Trot 5k Walk/Run
The Tutu Trot is just one of the fundraising efforts of the MJM Youth Performing Arts Center (a nonprofit organization) which helps support athletes and dancers to reach their potential. The race funds will help provide financial support for students attending events all over the country! These students thank you for your support! The race will begin and end in England-Idlewild Park in Burlington (5550 Idlewild Burlington KY 41005). The deadline to register is August 29, 2014 (you must register by August 15th to be guaranteed a t-shirt).It is $25 + $2.50 processing fee for anyone who registers before the August 29th deadline. You can register the morning of the race but the cost will be $35 and a t-shirt will not be guaranteed. Children and strollers are welcomed as well. School aged children, 5 and older, are required to register as a participant. Children 4 and under may join in the fun at no additional cost!
Get Fired Up For The Fest.
Celebrating 150 Years of Children’s Triumphs
The Children’s Home 150th anniversary next year, we’re moving our rockin’est party of the year – benefiting more than 6,000 children at risk – to Riverfest, Sunday, August 31, 2014. Plan now to join us at Montgomery Inn Boathouse on the Ohio River for a front row seat to finger-lickin’ barbeque, cocktails, silent auction and Cincinnati’s biggest, most awe inspiring fireworks show of the year.
Sunday, August, 31, 2014
5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Montgomery Inn Boathouse
For more information, call 513.527.7261.
Title Sponsor: The Williams Family in honor of their father William J. Williams
Limited sponsorships still available.
Drinks with Pups – Dog Adoption and Vendor Show
Drinks for Pups is a dog adoption and vendor show all in one! Join us at the Cobblestone Tavern for PAWsome prizes, raffles, over 30 vendors, dog adoptions, grill out, facepainting and much more!
The event is on Saturday September 13th from 11:00am – 3:00pm
We will have 2 rescues onsite
Drinks for Pups is an outdoor event, so bring your entire family for a fun-filled day–even the furry members!
The Grand Slam Gala
The Grand Slam Gala promises to be a night of behind-the-scenes ball park fun, delicious dinner, and live entertainment at Great American Ball Park – all to benefit Our Daily Bread.
We will begin the night by entering through the players’ tunnel and having drinks in the dugout and on the warning track. Dinner in the Champions and Riverfront Clubs follows, featuring a delicious meal and spectacular skyline views. A live auction, silent auction, and music by The Company promise to make the night memorable. For the third year, Mick Cronin (UC Basketball Head Coach) is supporting the fundraiser as Honorary Chair.
Our Daily Bread relies heavily on our annual event to fund essential services that provide stability and hope to our guests. We serve meals, provide an after school program, and offer social services to individuals and families in need. Please consider supporting us and we’ll see you at the Ballpark!
Komen Greater Cincinnati Race for the Cure®
Whose Life Are You Running For? Participate in the 17th Annual Susan G. Komen Greater Cincinnati Race for the Cure® on Sunday, Sept. 14, and show everyone whose life you are running for. Are you running for your mother, your sister, a co-worker, a friend? Are you running for your own life? Or are you running for a future without breast cancer? No matter whose life you are running for, now is the time to get involved and run for their life!
Komen Greater Cincinnati Race for the Cure: Sunday, Sept. 14, Coney Island Park
Up to 75% of all funds raised stay for research, education, screening and treatment programs in the Greater Cincinnati Area’s 21-county service area. The remaining 25% goes to ground-breaking research to find cures.
7 a.m. – Expo Opens; Race Day Registration; packet pickup; Entertainment begins
8:45 a.m. – Timed 5k Run Start
9 a.m. – 5k Walk Start
9:20 a.m. – Family Walk Start
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Coney Island rides operate
Register online at http://komencincinnati.org/
Komen Greater Cincinnati Office
6120 S. Gilmore Rd., Suite 206, Cincinnati, OH 45014.
Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Race Morning 7 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Get Involved. Keep the Promise.
Walk & Roll for Spina Bifida
Register to walk on Sept 27, 2014 at 9am thru the Miami Whitewater Forest Park. Registration fee is $35 which includes a t-shirt and benefits Spina Bifida Coaltion of Cincinnati. At the end of the walk you will be served lunch in the picnic area. You can register as an individual or as a team! We will have a meeting spot by the picnic area for all groups:)
What: Walk and Roll thru Miami Whitewater Park
Where: Miami Whitewater Forest Park
When: Sept 27, 2014
Time: starts at 9am
Cost: $35 includes t-shirt/lunch
Register: www.sbccincy.org…..events….Walk & Roll
Our mission is to promote and enhance the lives of all affected by spina bifida.