Special Events

Vintage Baseball Game

08/08/2009 1:00 pm
The Monroe Historical Society will be sponsoring a day of vintage baseball on August 9 at the Community Park. Festivities will begin at 11 a.m. Mark Bursley of the Red Onion will be providing the “normal ballgame fare” with brats, hot dogs, taffy, popcorn, peanuts, etc. Monroe grads Kara Cover and Paul Jutte will be singing The Star Spangled Banner and Take Me Out to the Ball Game. The game will begin at 1 p.m. between the 1869 Cincinnati Redstockings (www.1869reds.com) and a local Monroe team. Former Mayor Elbert Tannreuther will be umpiring the game and Councilman Tracy Shell will be the coaching the Monroe team. The log cabin will be open and games from the 1860s/70s will be available for all ages. A movie is also planned at dusk. Call Tracy Shell at 513-600-0366 if you wish to volunteer to play some ball the “old-fashioned” way, or you can call Gene Williams at 539-9581, to volunteer and participate in some fashion, for a Saturday of fun.

FREE Mommy & Me Make Music Trial Class

04/21/2009 9:15 am
04/21/2009 10:00 am



The next session for Mommy and Me Make Music will begin April 28th. Free trial classes are available in April 21st. Classes are taught in Monroe, Ohio. These classes are for children ranging in age from 4 months to 4 years. All classes use music to encourage social, cognitive, physical and developmental skills. Music and More classes are also available for children ages 18 months to 3 years. These use music, crafts, activities and stories to support educational themes. all classes are a great opportunity for caregivers to intereact with their children in a loving and educational environment.  Visit www.MommyAndMeMakeMusic.vpweb.com for more information about classes, schedule, and rates.

Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

04/11/2009 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 11, the Monroe Lions Club will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Monroe Community Park. The Egg Hunt will start at 1:00 pm and will have three egg hunting areas based on age. There will be plastic eggs stuffed with candy and prize eggs with a coupon to be redeemed for cash. For safety concerns no parking is allowed in the large main lot, so be ready to park up at the Monroe Swim Club parking lot or in the parking lot on the southwest side of the main concession building. As in years past, the egg hunt will be held rain or shine, so don't let a little weather keep you and your egg hunters from coming out for some good fun. Read more »

Flags are Flying at Veterans Memorial

Right: Bob Hale, whose tireless efforts have made the Veterans Memorial a reality,  salutes the newly raised American flag.

As of February 7, the flags are flying at the new Veterans Memorial Park at the corner of Rt. 63 and Main St.

Even on such a cold day, a good sized crowd was on hand to watch as Bob Hale raised the American flag to take its place among the flags representing each of the armed services.

Elbert Tannruether and Bob Hale each gave a short address before the ceremony. Read more »

Little Miss Snowflake 2008

Dana Craft was chosen Little Miss Snowflake for 2008 at Christmas on the Plaza.


Christmas on the Plaza 2008

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    Bethlehem Village 2008

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      If you missed the 2nd Annual Bethlehem Village at the First Church of God, you definitely don’t want to miss it next year! For two nights, Church members re-created a biblical-era Bethlehem, complete with wood fires, animals and a village market. Last but not least, was an opportunity to visit the manger, greet the newborn and remember the true meaning of Christmas. Read more »


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      Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program

      Registrations for the Butler/Warren County will take place for the 2008 Christmas season: 

      Friday November 28- (1:00 P.M till 7:00 P.M)

      Saturday November 29- (9:00 A.M till 5:00 P.M) Read more »

      Charity Cruise-In for the Animals

      07/05/2008 9:00 am
      07/05/2008 12:00 pm

      Charity Cruise-In for the Animals

      July 5, 2008
      9am-Noon, Gates open at 8am
      Monroe Community Park, 500 S. Main Street, ½ mile south of Rt 63, Monroe, OH 45050

      Sponsored by Catnip & Carrots Animal Bunch of Monroe in conjunction with the Monroe Light Up the Sky Festival.

      Join us as we show off our rides and help raise money to support homeless and at-risk animals in Monroe. Read more »