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Fun Around Town: October 2021

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Xavier University Music Series!

Featuring Matt Brewer & Marcus Gilmore

Six-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist, composer and band leader Gerald Clayton earned recent Recording Academy recognition for Happening: Live at the Village Vanguard, his debut release on Blue Note Records.

Performance Date: October 27, 2021

For more information on other concerts, please visit their website: https://www.xavier.edu/musicseries/

Hammers and Ales

Join the Cincinnati ToolBank for an unforgettable evening, pounding a few Hammers & Ales, at our annual fundraising event.

Editor’s Note: NANA has worked with this organization for years, so please support!

Over the past 9 years, we have welcomed nearly 2,500 guests and raised more than $150,000 to support the ToolBank’s mission of lending tools to charitable organizations across Greater Cincinnati! The ToolBank encourages nonprofit organizations to increase the impact of their mission related efforts in the community by helping them better equip their volunteers, while saving them money at the same time! This year’s event will be held at the newly restored, historic Newport Car Barn.

LOCATION: Newport Car Barn

DATE:  Saturday, October 9

TIME:  6:00pm – 10:00pm

COST:  $65.00 General Admission | $55 Early Bird Tickets | $35 Pint Sized YP Tickets

At the benefit of Keep Cincinnati Beautiful (KCB), we cordially invite you to party among the plants and toast to what makes Cincinnati beautiful. Word of caution: do not feed the plants!

Date: Friday, October 15th

Time: VIP Hour from 7-8 pm | General Admission from 8-11 pm

Location: Benken Florist Home and Garden

Tickets: $125 VIP | $75 General Admission

We’re back and better than ever with our annual Cincy Block Party! This year we’re expanding to include both indoor and outdoor festivities, with games and merriment at every turn. Enjoy our silent auction, boozy ring toss, light bites, and more. Are you in? Keep an eye out in the coming weeks for our formal invitation and a ticketing link. 

Editor’s Note: NANA has worked with KCB for years, so please support!

The Keep Cincinnati Beautiful team

Our Annual FUNdraiser is in PROGRESS!

For the second year in a row, THESE 3 infamous leaders from the MCYC are challenging each other, AND YOU, to turn trash into cash!

  • Team Bechtel Greg is well known for popping tires out of the creek. His team is dedicated to spending over 100 hours cleaning up whenever and whatever they can.
  • Team Commodore The Commodore and his team are committed to picking up 99% of the visible trash along 20 miles of stream! He beckons you to help!
  • Team Skidmore Chip and his team are already off to a great start with hundreds of pounds of metal removed from the creek in week one!

Be a Part of the Solution! DONATE NOW https://www.themillcreekalliance.org

Register to Participate – Join a Trash Team

Funds raised during the Trash-a-Thon support Mill Creek Alliance efforts in


Learn more about our programs on our website!

Many thanks to our 2021 Trash-a-Thon SPONSORS

Other Upcoming Activities:

MCYC Urban Stream Adventure`

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021
  • 9:00 am  2:00 pm
  • Salway Park 4400 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45223 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar  ICS

Our seasoned Mill Creek Yacht Club guides will take you on a public stream adventure in the heart of Cincinnati. We have adapted our event to accommodate safety measures needed during the COVID19 Pandemic. Guests can bring their own boat or use one of ours..

This 4 mile trip starts at Salway Park and ends at the Mill Creek Barrier Dam.

Eden Urban Gardens Community hosting event

Eden Urban Gardens, LLC Field Tours-Thur. Oct.21st- Pick 1 tour time:

*Option One- Begins at 4pm

*Option Two-Begins at 6pm

*RSVP by email edenurbangardens@gmail.com

to us: your name and total number people coming with you

*Address detail information will be provided upon RSVP

*Light refreshments will be served at the end of the tour

April Pandora, Urban Farmer

Race, Wealth, and Homeownership

Tickets are now available for the Housing Symposium held virtually on October 21st9:00-4:00 hosted by Community Building Institute at Xavier University Upcoming & Past Events | Hopin

Click here to get your ticket now.

Aikido of Cincinnati, Sun Moon Tai Chi Event: The Peace Crane Project

Mark your calendars!

October 24th, 2021 from 12 PM to 5 PM we will be hosting The Peace Crane Project, by the Sun Moon Dojo Tai Chi & Enrichment School!

The Peace Crane Project has a Mission of Spreading Peace, Healing, and Good Vibes.

During this event we will work towards folding 1,000 Origami Paper Cranes for our community and beyond. We welcome everyone to take part, regardless of experience level!

During the event we will have demonstrations: from Aikido; Tai Chi; Kendo; Iaido; African Drumming; live music; food booths and more!

6620 Montgomery Road #3

Welcome to Aikido of Cincinnati – Aikido of Cincinnati (aikidocincy.org)

North Avondale Trick-or-Treat Neighborhood Gathering

Sunday October 31 at 4:30pm

Marion Hall 922 Marion Avenue

The countdown to Halloween is on../and that means its time for the annual neighborhood Trick-or-Treat “Pre-Party”! We hope you can join us (in costumes, of course) for some neighborhood fun. More specific (PS This is for ALL neighbors…not just for those with trick-or-treat aged kids)

We’ll have plenty drinks for the kids and adults. If you would like, bring a snack or treat to share. We’ll have burgers and hot dogs on the grill so we don’t have to worry about dinner that night. We look forward to one of our favorite nights of the year!

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