A Lighthearted Look At The Heart Of Dayton Love


There is so much happening in the Miami Valley. SO.MUCH. This was created as one stop shopping for all events. All sorts of organizations around the area use it as their official calendar. It is referenced by the organizers of the largest events in the area to try to plan around each other. We want to make it easy for people who aren’t already in the know to find the good stuff happening in the 937. When there is a different hashtag for every little thing, it makes it hard for people to get to the nitty gritty of what we have to offer.

Nite at the Races : 6th Annual Event to Prevent Homelessness in Dayton


Time for all you local Dayton supporters to put your money where your mouth is... the horses mouth, that is ... Want a fun way to support a charity that helps prevent homelessness in Dayton?  Then attend the 6th Annual "Nite at the Races" event on Nov 7th at the IUE HALL on 1675 Woodman Dr. in Kettering. Held each year by the Rent Foundation, which is the charity enterprise of the Greater Dayton Apartment Association, the event promises to be a great time. Races are shown on a big screen and you can bet and win cash!  Some of the food confirmed will be Frickers Wings, Johnny's Slice … [Read more...]

Can You Take A 3 hour Shift for Homefull’s Phone-A-Thon?


Homefull is hosting a Phone-A-Thon on June 24, 25 and 26, and they need your help!  Homefull, formerly The Other Place, was founded in 1988 in Dayton, Ohio and has grown to meet the challenging needs of our community in service to homeless persons. They have a bold vision of “a community where there is no homelessness” and a mission “to work to end homelessness by providing housing, services, advocacy and education.” Homefull offers a comprehensive continuum of care and services to those who are at risk of homelessness, to those who are currently homeless and to those who are formerly … [Read more...]

Stivers Showcase of Student Films


On Tuesday, the 20th of May, at 7:30 pm, at The Neon Movie Theater on 5th Street, Stivers School for the Arts, Film/Video and Animation Studio will Present THE SHOWCASE This eclectic compilation of short films includes absurdly comedic work, as well as hard hitting documentaries. Some of these films have already won national and regional awards. Following the show, there will be a Q & A with the student filmmakers. Tickets will be $5.00 during the pre-sale and $7.00 at the door. Tickets are available at the Neon box office and at Stivers in room 1206, the Film/Video and … [Read more...]

Local Teen Gets A Lifetime Opportunity With A ‘Can’ Do Attitude


Madeline Mobarry is your typical teenage girl.  She is in her junior year at Northmont.  She is currently looking at colleges for when she is done with high school.  Madeline hasn’t decided on a school just yet.  She is in the process of trying to tie down on where she wants to go.  In the meantime, she has started doing some college courses through a program that is available for her at school.  This past weekend she was part of the production of “Seussical!” from the Muse Machine, playing her double bass.  She also plays in the Northmont Orchestra, and Northmont Jazz Band. Madeline, like … [Read more...]

The Show Must Go On- The Rubi Girls- One Night Only!


Thanksgiving- the kind of holiday where you slave in the kitchen, spend time with the family, eat turkey for dinner, express thanks for the great people in your life, eat turkey sandwiches, shop, eat more turkey,  watch football and start to really wonder how you are related to those people! So lets face it, by Saturday night you're going to need to get out! May we suggest you make plans to head downtown and catch The Rubi Girls as they make their traditional Thanksgiving appearance with The Show Must Go On.   For those of you who haven't seen one of their shows (gasp)  we should warn you- … [Read more...]

Together We Are Greater…Dayton

Together for FB WV

Together, individuals and communities across the region create Greater Dayton. And through working together, we are a greater Dayton. It's simple. It's true. And now, that spirit of volunteerism - those people who make Dayton greater - get a moment in the limelight. The Dayton Foundation invites individuals and groups to connect right now through their newest social media campaign. Last month, The Dayton Foundation launched the “Together we are Greater…Dayton” social media campaign on the Foundation’s Facebook and Twitter accounts to increase engagement and dialogue with fans about the … [Read more...]

Food for Thought: Charitable Food Adventures


As the holidays approach, many charity functions are in full swing.  Superfry & The Big Ragu are honored to participate in and support over 40 local charities, all of them are close to our hearts.   Three of these special events are coming up in November, and we would like to share them, because they need your help and support.  So please if you can, take some time to attend these functions for people in need.   FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8th - RENT FOUNDATION's "NITE AT THE RACES" at the IUE HALL at  1675 WOODMAN DR. ---What is this charity?  Helping families in crisis since 1995, the … [Read more...]

Bring Your Pet to Dinner! Yes, really!

Grab your pet and prepare to set sail with the Humane Society of Greater Dayton! On November 9, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton will host its annual Pet Afflaire, a fun, formal, pet-friendly event held at the Presidential Banquet Center, 4548 Presidential Way in Dayton.  This year's theme is sure to please both pets and diners - the room will be transformed into a cruise ship experience for dinner, cocktails and plenty of pet appetizers for your four-legged friends. In keeping with the theme, the Humane Society, along with Holland America Line and Huffman Travel, will raffle off … [Read more...]

Greater Dayton Apartment Assoc. to Host 5th Annual “NITE AT THE RACES” this Friday


Endless beer, soft drinks and food for 15 bucks?  And it benefits charity?  Who wouldn't sign up for that?  Oh yeah, and there is gambling too ! This Friday night at the IUE / CWA Hall at 1675 Woodman Dr.  the Greater Dayton Apartment Association's charitable arm, The Rent Foundation, is hosting a fundraiser where you can bet cash and win cash prizes. All proceeds benefit the RENT FOUNDATION, a Dayton charity that  pays rent for families who are in crisis in the Dayton area. WHEN: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8th, 2013 from 6:30pm - 11:00pm WHAT: NITE AT THE RACES for the RENT FOUNDATION … [Read more...]