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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

S.W.O.R.D. To Hold Charity Fencing Tournament


A fencing and epee tournament benefitting Saint Jude’s will be held on November 9, 2013 at S.W.O.R.D. at 813 Leo Street in Dayton, Ohio.  The event will start at 10 AM with a 9 AM registration time for participants. S.W.O.R.D. is the South Western Ohio Recreation and Defense School started in 2012 in order to serve the Dayton community of martial artists and has expanded over the year to serve the Dayton dance community as well as providing a venue for banquets, film festivals and film classes. Fencing has long standing roots going back thousands of years but was codified in the form … [Read more...]

Carroll HS Tennis Tourney Honors Memory of Woman Missing Since1985


JENNIFER LEE SCHMIDT MEMORIAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT This Saturday, September 21st from 9am-3pm, the Carroll High School Girls Tennis Team will be hosting a tournament in memory of 1984 Carroll graduate Jennifer Schmidt. Jennifer disappeared and was feared abducted in August of 1985, while a student at Purdue University.   Sadly, she was never found.   Her memory lives on through this Saturday's event which features many of Dayton's best high school girls tennis players. Local High School Tennis Teams featured in the tournament: Carroll High School, Tippecanoe, Brookville, Beavercreek, … [Read more...]

2013 Ohio Ride for Autism Run July 27th

courtesy of Make It Fit Foundation

The fourth annual Ohio Ride for Autism Poker Run will be held Saturday, July 27th at 10 a.m. at C&A Harley Davidson 7610 Commerce Place, Plain City. Event proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks, Make It Fit Foundation, Ingram Autism Research Center, Recreation Unlimited, the Autism Society of Ohio, and the Lettuce Work Foundation.  500-1000 participants are expected as event organizers hope to raise $30,000 for Autism Research. Proceeds will also help buy IPads for, Cookies for IPads to help kids with autism communicate with the outside world. Registration begins 9 a.m. with a $10 entry … [Read more...]

Rubi Girls Event Features Film


Film is a powerful medium for education, advocacy and entertainment. Jonathan McNeal, who many know as the manager of The Neon Movies downtown, is a filmmaker with a story to tell. He created a short that shared some of the stories of the Rubi Girls and their great work in HIV/AIDS awareness and entertainment. McNeal's film is a centerpiece of a special event planned for August 3 - their Decade of Decadence Party. The Rubi Girls documentary premiered in San Francisco in 2003 and has garnered awards and played around the world. In celebration of the tenth anniversary, The Rubi Girls invite … [Read more...]