Help us Pick a Fight with Cancer!

Even pacifists agree that cancer needs its butt kicked. More and more people realize how cancer affects family members, friends, co-workers etc. It's hard to find someone that cancer hasn't touched in one way or another. So we are asking you to help us Pick a Fight with Cancer. This Thursday, May 5th at the Engineers Club of Dayton, Mike Nichols will be hosting the Pick a Fight with Cancer Wine tasting from 6 - 9 pm.  This great event is to celebrate those who have survived cancer, those angels cheering on from heaven and to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Mike Nichols states: … [Read more...]

Submarine House Crowns Champ, Announces Expansion

A big crowd watched the Super Duper Cheesesteak finals Saturday afternoon at The Beavercreek Submarine House.   Of course your source for Dayton food scoop, Food Adventures was on hand.  After an hour of build up, they brought out the cheesesteaks like the Star Wars "Imperial March." The crowd grew silent, the judges looked at the stopwatch.. and GO.. the contest was on.  Nine Champions from each individual Submarine House store around Dayton, were now facing each other in an "eat-off" that has become an annual tradition. The Super Duper Cheesesteak Challenge is where you must eat a 16 … [Read more...]

4th Annual Ladies Arm Wrestling Sunday!

What do you get when you combine Sunday Funday, The Trolley Stop, and a dozen women in crazy costumes? The 4th Annual Ladies Arm Wrestling tournament of course! It's only one of THE most outrageously fun charity events in the city. This year's event is Kentucky-Derby themed, so come grab a mint julep and get in on the fun! The event is hosted by the volunteer organization, PUSH Dayton (Professionals United for Sexual Health), which benefits Planned Parenthood. Typically proceeds from these events specifically help fund exam rooms updates in the downtown Dayton facility. The group also … [Read more...]

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...]