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Fri
Aug
22

2nd Annual Night Out for Norah

07:00 pm

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

Sat
Aug
23

Symmes Twp Concert in the Park

06:00 pm

On Saturday 8/23 from 6PM to 10PM, Symmes Township is hosting a concert in the park featuring two of the top live bands in the area.

From 6PM to 8PM, the stage will come alive with music from the Big Trouble Blues Band. This band has been making the rounds covering a variety of top blues music along with some of their own original scores.

Next on the stage is the Tom Daugherty Orchestra. This orchestra is an incredibly popular “Big Band” type orchestra. They will perform their “Glenn Miller Tribute Show” which showcases music from the 30′s and 40′s.

The event is free and will have some fun activities for children as well as a variety of food and beverages for the adults. Proceeds from concession sales will benefit Tri-State Honor Flight, an organization that is committed to taking WWII and Korean War veterans to see their memorials, free of charge, in Washington, DC. The evening will conclude with a patriotic medley performed with fireworks!

The event is being held at the Home of the Brave Park located at 11605 Lebanon Road in Symmes Township on 8/23 from 6PM to 10PM. Parking and admission is free.

Sat
Aug
23

Rock your ALS 2014

07:00 pm

@ the Redmoor, on Linwood ave. Cincinnati .
$8 at the door. It supports local families with ALS, and local bands. There will be a silent auction come down for a great cause, and share your challenge videos!!!

Sat
Aug
23

2014 Disaster Fair

10:00 am

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.

Mon
Aug
25

Charity Quarter Auction

07:00 pm

Come join us for a great time for charity! Doors open at 7 pm, bidding starts at 7:30 pm. We have 11 great vendors. All proceeds go to the League for Animal Welfare

Wed
Aug
27

Listen to This: Songs of Protest Part 2

07:00 pm

Presenter David Little discusses songs of protest, “1962-1966: The Heat of the Battle ─ Death in Dallas, Civil Rights, Free Speech, Seeds of Insurrection,” during the Listen to This program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Popular Library Lounge. The Library will assemble from its collection materials including newspapers and magazines from the time period to supplement each presentation.

Fri
Aug
29

Modern Makers: MOVEMENT3

06:08 pm

Join Modern Makers on August 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Niehoff Urban Studio on Short Vine for an evening of motion explored via dance, projection and puppetry. Event attendees will learn dance moves and feel the energy with a free dance workshop featuring accomplished choreographer, dancer and teacher, Heather Britt of DANCEFIX fame, who will be joined by the puppetry of Pam Kravetz. Projections featuring Cincinnati based artist and designers will also fill the space. Modern Makers is an interactive art + design space for Cincinnati’s creative community, supported by the Uptown Consortium.

Sat
Aug
30

Canoe for a Cure

08:00 am

Enjoy a trip down the Little Miami River to support research for Crohn’s and Colitis. Team Challenge Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation is teaming up with Loveland Canoe & Kayak to help raise money to find a cure for these diseases. Choose from 3 different canoe trips and enjoy the scenic Little Miami. A percentage of sales will be donated to help find a cure. To book your trip call 513-683-4611 or go online to Lovelandcanoe.com. Be sure to mention Team Challenge when calling or in the comments section. Hours of operation are 8 am to 7 pm. Loveland Canoe & Kayak is located at 174 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140.

Sat
Aug
30

Tutu Trot 5k Walk/Run

08:00 am

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!

Sun
Aug
31

150 Fest

05:00 pm

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.

Sat
Sep
06

Newport Walk to Cure

09:00 am

The event will be held at Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky. To register go online to: walk.jdrf.org

Sat
Sep
13

The Grand Slam Gala

06:00 pm

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!

Sat
Sep
13

The 2nd Annual Joe Nuxhall Ride and Rock Benefit

09:30 am

Hosted by Tri-County Harley-Davidson Inc.

Registration is from 9:30am-11:30am at The Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields. 4850 Groh Lane Fairfield, Ohio 45014

Kickstands Up at 12:00pm

The ride will be approximately 3 hours in length and will include a midway stop at Fernald Preserve.

Post Ride Party from 3:00pm-6:00pm at Tri-County Harley Davidson on Rt 4 in Fairfield. Everyone welcome. Post Ride Party will be rain or shine.

90 Proof Twang is performing at the Post Ride Party. There will also be split the pot, silent auction items, food and beverage, and more!

Cost: $15/rider, $5/passenger for ride. Post Ride Party FREE to public.

Sat
Sep
13

Drinks with Pups – Dog Adoption and Vendor Show

11:00 am

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!

Sun
Sep
14

Operation Memories

10:00 am

In memory of the amazing men and women who have gave support, and for some, the greatest sacrifice for our country on both the tragic day of September 11, 2001 as well as those who gave support and sacrifices before and after that day, Kaitlyn Nicole Photography & Design will be holding a mini-session fundraiser weekend; Operation Memories. Through this fundraising event I will be making a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project.

For $75 your session will include:
A 30 Minute Session at Harbin Park
No Sitting Fees for Up to 5 People (Pets Allowed)
10 Edits with Print Release*

Plenty of space so please don’t be shy!

There will also be a bake sale and music throughout the weekend. All are welcome to hang out and help support these amazing men and women!

*Families with Military I.D. will receive 10 additional edits as well as $10 off their session

To book a session or if you have any questions make sure to contact me via phone at (513) 607-1599 or via email kate@exposurephotodesign.com.

If you’re unable to make this event, but would still like to donate to this amazing organization, please click on the link below to make a donation. The goal for this fundraiser is $500 and any amount donated can help out in a great way! Thank you!

https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual-fundraising/operationmemories

Sun
Sep
14

Komen Greater Cincinnati Race for the Cure®

07:00 am

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.

RACE SCHEDULE
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 TODAY!!
Register online at http://komencincinnati.org/
OR
In-Person Registration
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.

Thu
Sep
18

Laps for Charity

05:30 pm

Experience the thrill of Kentucky Speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval from behind the wheel of your car, van, limo, or truck – even before the ARCA Racing Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers touch the asphalt! Join Speedway Children’s Charities on Thursday, September 18, for the third annual Laps for Charity – where you can drive your personal vehicle for five laps around the roughest track in NASCAR while helping Tri-State children in need!

From 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., fans will be able to drive five laps around Kentucky Speedway in their personal, street-legal vehicles, and celebrate like a champion with a photo in Victory Lane. In addition, the first 100 cars will receive a commemorative Laps for Charity bumper sticker.

The cost for this opportunity is $40 per vehicle. All funds raised from this event will go back into the Tri-State community through the Speedway Children’s Charities grant program. For a complete list of Rules and Regulations, please visit http://kentucky.speedwaycharities.org/events/laps_for_charity_2014/.

Laps for Charity at Kentucky Speedway
1 Speedway Drive
Sparta, KY 41086

Sat
Sep
20

OFFICE CHAIR RACES; Race a chair for healthcare

10:00 am

What is Race a Chair for Healthcare? Fun, free, exciting, extreme, & socially responsible !

Cast aside your work week drudgery as office workers (and all others with a need for speed) will recklessly race office chairs in heats down a .2mile stretch of roadway.
Getting your own swivel chair used to be a tangible signal that “you’ve made it” in the business world! It signaled you were on a roll; a payroll. Sadly, your swivel chair excitement turned out to be finite; that is, until you attach yourself to one and speed down a hill for the sake of chair-ity; now that’s really being on a roll!
And that is precisely what happens in being held in Milford Ohio to benefit HealthSource of Ohio! We will also have FREE activities for families and featured food truck.

Park50 Techne Center is conveniently located off of 275 Exit to Route 50/Hillsboro – turn R – 1st light turn L Call Kathy G2 @513-576-7700

Sat
Sep
20

Bubble Bash 5K Benefiting Building Blocks For Kids

08:00 am

Bubbles, bubbles everywhere!

Fun 5K run, walk, roll or skip through 5 colored bubble stations
Picnic, music, games, prizes and vendor fair all included

Schedule of Events:

8:00 am – Registration Begins
8:30 am – Vendor Fair Begins
10:00 am – 5K Bubble Bash Begins
11:00 am – Awards, Presentation
11:15 – Kids Fun Run
11:30 – Picnic, Games, Music

Location:
Corwin Nixon Park
6249 Mason Montgomery Road
Mason, OH 45040

Our Mission
The Building Blocks for Kids’ mission is to improve the quality of life for children with health-related needs that are not being met due to a lack of insurance, government funding, and/or family resources. We assist our families by finding alternative resources for them and/or by providing financial assistance for the need. However, even when funds are scarce, the fact that we continually try to find resources for our families gives them hope that there is still someone out there trying to help them after so many doors have been closed in their face.

Since 2003, BB4K has assisted more than 350 children with a variety of needs including therapy, therapy equipment, hearing aids, communication devices, home modifications, vans with wheelchair lifts, special beds, displacement costs when needing to see a specialist in another city, adaptive bikes, adaptive strollers, seizure dogs, and so much more!

Sat
Sep
20

St. Henry School Boosters 125th Anniversary Golf Outing

01:00 pm

Four-person scramble with an awards dinner following play. The outing benefits the Boosters of St. Henry Elementary School in Erlanger, KY. The event also is in conjunction with the St. Henry Parish 125th Anniversary Celebration this year.

Cost: $75, includes golf, beverages, steak dinner, awards and door prize drawings.

The Golf Courses of Kenton County, 3908 Richardson Road, Independence, KY 41051.

Visit www.gosthenryel.com or contact Al Bautista, 859-801-2514.

Wed
Sep
24

Listen to This: Songs of Protest Part 3

07:00 pm

Presenter David Little discusses songs of protest, “1966-1973: Role of Politicized Rock and Roll in the Countercultural Rebellion,” during the Listen to This program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Popular Library Lounge. The Library will assemble from its collection materials including newspapers and magazines from the time period to supplement each presentation.

Wed
Sep
24

Listen to This: Songs of Protest Part 3

07:00 am

Presenter David Little discusses songs of protest, “1966-1973: Role of Politicized Rock and Roll in the Countercultural Rebellion,” during the Listen to This program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Popular Library Lounge. The Library will assemble from its collection materials including newspapers and magazines from the time period to supplement each presentation.

Fri
Sep
26

3rd Annual CliftonFest

06:10 pm

Mark your calendars for an activity-filled weekend in Clifton. The 3rd annual CliftonFest returns to Ludlow Avenue September 26-28 with some exciting new additions for 2014, including 33 Art Carpet artists and more than 35 artists’ booths with original artwork for sale. Friday through Sunday spectators can enjoy performances on three stages, artists’ creation of pastel Art Carpets along Ludlow Avenue sidewalks, family fun at Diggs Plaza, Open Biergarten, Yoga on Clifton Plaza, 5K Run around Clifton and Pet Parade. Admission: Free and open to the public. For more information, call (513) 751-4783 or visit http://on.fb.me/19QUcB5.

Sat
Sep
27

Team Hope 5K Run and Walk

08:00 am

Please join us for the 6th Annual Ohio Valley Team Hope Walk & 5K Run on Saturday, September 27, 2014!
Walk with us as we support the mission of HDSA to improve the lives of everyone with Huntington’s disease. The Society is a national, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington’s disease and their families, and to achieve our goals we need your help!

The Cincinnati BenGals will be joining us to cheer on the runners and warm-up with the walkers! A family friendly event for a great cause!

Fees go to 15 for walkers and to 35 for runners the week prior to the event, so register now!

Walk Details & Schedule:

Walk Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Walk Venue: Joyce Park
Race Check In Begins: 8AM
Race Begins: 8:30 AM
Walk Check In Begins: 9AM
Walk Begins: 10AM

http://www.hdsa.org/team-hope-2012/lets-get-started/map/hamilton-oh.html

Sat
Sep
27

Walk & Roll for Spina Bifida

10:00 am

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.

Sat
Oct
11

2014 Congenital Heart Walk of Greater Cincinnati

10:00 am

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, The Children’s Heart Foundation and Adult Congenital Heart Foundation (ACHA) will sponsor the 5th annual Congenital Heart Walk at Eden Park in Cincinnati, OH. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

CHD is the #1 birth defect in the world, impacting millions of families each year. This family-friendly 1 mile walk and rally raises funds which will be split between The Children’s Heart Foundation and ACHA. Congenital Heart Walk supporters can sign up ahead of time to walk individually or in teams by registering at www.congenitalheartwalk.org or by calling (215) 856-4373.

This event is also sponsored by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, Mended Little Hearts, and Bodyworks of Cincinnati.

Approximately 40,000 babies are born with a congenital heart defect every year in the United States alone. These conditions often result in multiple surgical procedures, life-long disabilities, and all too often, death.

Leslie Sams, co-chair for the Greater Cincinnati Congenital Heart Walk, is also the mother of a child with CHD. “It’s terrifying having a child with a congenital heart defect, and while we’re eternally grateful to the doctors, the scary part is that you don’t know exactly what the future holds,” she says. “The research is still relatively new, so it’s kind of like waiting around for the research to catch up with where we’re at.”

While research into CHD has come a long way in the past few decades, there is still much ground to cover for both children and adults with CHD. “It used to be that people with CHD didn’t become adults,” Sams says. “Now the goal is not only to let them live to adulthood, but also to help them thrive and have quality of life.”

Mon
Oct
13

Cincinnati Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

07:00 pm

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) will be hosting a Performing and Visual Arts College Fair (PVA) in Cincinnati, OH on Monday, October 13 2014 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Xavier University – Cintas Center. In preparation for this fair, I would like to ask for your assistance in marketing the benefits of attending this free event. Students can pre-register for free at www.gotomypvafair.com.

The PVA program is an important resource for fine arts students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the areas of music, theatre, dance, visual arts, graphic design, film production, and other related disciplines. I appreciate your help and look forward to hearing from you.

Sat
Oct
18

The Crystal Ball

08:00 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ONE DAY ALIVE HEADLINING ANNUAL ALL HALLOWS’ EVE BALL TO BENEFIT LOCAL CHILDREN

Guardians of Hope, Inc. Contact: Donna Wallace
3417 Bottomwood Drive Email: guardiansofhope2014@yahoo.com
Erlanger, KY 41018 Tele: (859)-803-2424
(859)803-2424
www.facebook.com/guardiansofhope
www.twitter.com/guardsofhope

Guardians of Hope, Inc. will be hosting The Crystal Ball: An All Hallows’ Eve Celebration at The Thompson House in Newport, KY (across from the Newport Levee) on Saturday October 18, 2014 from 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

Admission is $25.00 per person or $40.00 per couple. Tickets can be purchased through http://thompsonhousenewport.com ($30.00 per person at the door). You must be 18 or older to attend this event. ID required!

Proceeds from this event will be funding the Guardians of Hope, Inc.’s Christmas Yule time event for local children living in poverty. This event will be held in December 2014.

ONE DAY ALIVE to headline along with opening act DEAD AUGUST.

There will be various entertainment, vendors, raffles, Tarot readers, Reiki healers, costume contest and lots of dancing!!!

Guardians of Hope, Inc. was formed by a small group of friends that wanted to help the community so as many families as possible could have a cheerful holiday season. Our mission statement says it all, “We give to those that feel like giving up, and give not because we have too much, but because we know what it’s like not to have.” All members are volunteers!

Donna Wallace, president of Guardians of Hope, Inc., is available for an interview at your convenience. She may be reached via cell (859-803-2424) or email guardiansofhope2014@yahoo.com.

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Sat
Oct
25

A Wicked Affair

07:00 pm

3rd annual adult Halloween gala to support The National Kidney Foundation of Cincinnati. Receptions Easstgate $80 a couple includes dinner, beer, wine, costume contest with prizes, photo booth, and Free transportation to and from the event when you book a room at The Hampton Inn East gate. ADULTS ONLY! Must be 21.$1 raffle tickets and silent auction. DJ services provided by Hey! Mr DJ. Ticket and event info on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/awickedaffair or call Krista (937)763-0474 Eat, Drink, & Be Scary with A Wicked Affair

Sun
Oct
26

A Halloween Spooktacular Event

11:00 am

October 26, 2014
Sponsoring the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Held at the Fairfield Senior High School Cafeteria
Address: 8800 Holden Blvd. Fairfield, Oh 45014
Doors open at 11am to 3pm Admission: Free

Over 40 Crafters and Vendors Trick or Treating Fortune Teller

Halloween Story Teller Face painting Balloon Artist Cookie Decorating

Raffle Drawing Kids Movie Concession Stand Music and Much More!

Ghoul and/or Goblin photo taken in their costume with Halloween background.

So don’t be afraidy cat, come out for a spell. It’s going to be a frightfully good time!