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Inaugural cruise-in will raffle 1929 Ford Model A

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WEEKLY CRUISE-INS

FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dusk, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road

Dayton, through Oct. 5. All makes and years welcome, 20 percent discount on food purchase if vehicle is pre-1972. Park on back grass lot.

FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Seajay Drive, Beavercreek, through Sept. 28. Using same site as last year, courtesy of new owner SVG Motors. Sponsored by SVG Motors, Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club, Miami Valley chapter, National Corvette Restorers Society. greenecarclub.com

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FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, through Sept. 14. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406

MONTHLY CRUISE-IN

THIRD FRIDAY through September, AMVETS Post 1789, 715 Market St., Brookville. Door prizes, music, food, beverages, 50/50 drawing. Post open to all for the event. No coolers. Ask about joining this all-encompassing veterans’ organization. Norm, 937-231-4641

JUNE 9

ROSS COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CAR/BIKE SHOW, 2943 Hamilton Cleves Road (Ohio Route 128), Hamilton. Free registration 1 to 3 p.m. Best of Show trophies awarded at 4 p.m. Free admission. Refreshments available for sale. Live music from 2 to 3 p.m.

JUNE 10

AMERICAN LEGION POST 598 CRUISE-IN IN THE PARK, noon-4 p.m., 5700 Kentshire Drive, Kettering. Free admission. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, old tractors, racing boats; if it’s powered bring it. 937-433-9327

JUNE 15

CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN, 2 to 4 p.m., Springfield Assisted Living, 2981 Vester Ave., Springfield. Free vehicle entry. Food, live DJ, raffle tickets for prizes. All proceeds to be donated to Alzheimers Association. 937-399-1216.

JUNE 16

16TH ANNUAL BEAVERCREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CAR SHOW, vehicle registration 9 a.m. to noon, 3511 Dayton-Xenia Road. Vehicle entry fee $15, includes free T-shirt, spectators free. Participant judging noon to 1:30 p.m., awards 2:30 p.m. Dash plaques to first 100 registered. Many door prizes. Proceeds benefit Operation Christmas Child “shoe box” gift project. www.mybbc.org, 937-426-7491

JUNE 17

5TH ANNUAL FATHER’S DAY CAR AND TRUCK SHOW, noon to 3 p.m., Fairview Church, 750 Union Blvd., Englewood. Vehicle entry fee is $10 or equal value of canned goods. Proceeds benefit Fairview food pantry. Live music, food, goodie bags, awards, door prizes. Hosted by Bill Nance and Melody Morris from Faith and Friends Radio.

JUNE 17

AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., drivers’ meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 11 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver’s license, Snell 2005 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 23, Oct. 7. Janelle Flaharty, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792

JUNE 22

INAUGURAL TAC CRUISE-IN, 5-9 p.m., 2160 Old Selma Road, Springfield. Free vehicle entry fee, hosted by Dick “Hot Dog” Ryman, dash plaques to first 100 vehicles. Music, raffles, Kay’s Kitchen food truck, 50/50 drawings, raffle drawings for Speedway gift cards. TAC (The Abilities Connection) doors open for visitors interested in touring the facility to learn more about how TAC employs, connects and cares for people with disabilities. Highlight is raffle of 1929 Ford Model A Deluxe Fordor Town Sedan or $5,000, $1,000 or $100 cash. Raffle tickets $25 each or five for $100; 1,000 tickets to be sold, drawing Oct. 7 during the 5th annual The Auction Connection event. Winners need not be present to win. Raffle proceeds will be used to purchase a new community inclusion vehicle to transport people with developmental disabilities on outings, to work in the community and to/from work at TAC. To purchase raffle tickets, go online: www.bit.ly/CarORcash, call 937-525-7488 or stop by TAC on Old Selma Road Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For terms and conditions log on www.bit.ly/Car-CashRules.

JUNE 23

LONDON COBRA SHOW, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Street, London, featuring replicas of 1960s era Shelby Cobra Roadsters, Daytona Coupes and Ford GT40, Cobra parade, Cobra cruise-in, automotive vendors, Cobra charity rides and a Cobra raffle, all to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. londoncobrashow.com or info@ohiocobraclub.com

JULY 4

21ST ANNUAL CHAMPAIGN CRUISERS FIRECRACKER CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW, rain or shine, registration 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., Skelley Lumber, 1300 N. Main St., Urbana. Vehicle entry fee $10, spectators free. 300 dash plaques, driver’s pot, food, music, door prizes, 50/50, 73 gas pump trophies with $10 gas card, $20 gas card every half hour. NSRA safety inspection available. www.champaigncruisers.com/cruisers/Welcome.html

JULY 7

22ND ANNUAL ANTIQUE FIRE APPARATUS SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Veterans Memorial Park, 75 N. Walnut St., Germantown. About 40 antique fire apparatus on display. Free, open to the public. Antique fire apparatus displayed, fire-related flea market vendors, lunch at Germantown Firefighters Association food stand. Sponsored by Miami Valley Antique Fire Apparatus Association. www.mvafaa.org. Jeff, 937-369-4280.

JULY 9

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MOTOCROSS, rider registration starts at 3 p.m., practice 6:30 p.m., race to follow, Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. By Fast Traxx Promotions. No AMA or special membership cards needed. Classes available for all age and skill levels. $25 per class for youth and amateur, $40 pro. Classes include beginner, intermediate, pro with 100 percent payback; youth, amateur, pro (bikes and quads). Any rider with military ID races free. Full class list at fasttraxxracing.com, 740-767-3740, race day 740-707-7336

JULY 10

KOI DRAG RACING, practice 5 p.m. (track permitting), eliminations 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes for kids’ classes, ATV/dirt bike, modified, open. 2WD and 4WD, diesel, gas, modified trucks, buggies, semis. www.koidragracing.com, 859-576-7380 or 859-351-9417

JULY 11

ANNUAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR TRACTOR PULL, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. $30 hook fee. Presented by Darke County Tractor Pullers Association. Joe Singer, 937-459-0376; Kyle Schlechty, 937-459-0229. www.dctpa.com

JULY 13

MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR SMASH-IT DEMOLITION DERBY, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes: smash it, street stock, compact car (wheelbase up to 106 inches RWD, up to 109 inches FWD), smash it compct car, wire compact, stock mowers only, power wheels. Rules: www.smashitderby.com. Tim, 740-857-2033

JULY 15

MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL, 5 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes: light-limited pro stock tractors, limited pro diesel trucks, super modified FWD trucks, pro stock semis. 937-224-1619

JULY 27

CAR FEST CAR AND TRUCK CRUISE-IN, 5 to 9 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1801 St. Paris Pike, Springfield. Entertainment by deejay Hot Dog Ryman, food trucks, 50/50 raffle, drawing at 8 p.m., Pastor’s Choice Award. Proceeds to support Choosing Hope Adoptions. 937-339-6257

JULY 28

64TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR PARADE/SHOW, Hamilton and Fairfield. 132 trophies in 44 classes for vehicles manufactured from 1896-1993 in restored or original condition. No street rods or customs. Registration 8:30-11:30 a.m., downtown Hamilton. www.antiquecars.org.

JULY 28

AMERICAN LEGION POST 762 ANNUAL CRUISE-IN, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 35 W. Main St., New Lebanon. Food, wings, beverages, music, The Flat Out Band from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bring a donation for local food banks – either non-perishable items or monetary so fresh food can be purchased for food banks. Sponsored by Over the Hill Gang of Eaton. ALPost762@gmail.com, 937-687-9908

AUG. 18

10TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 8 a.m., time runs at 10 a.m., racing at 2 p.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags (’88 and older cars), car show (any year), swap meet, burnout contest, race car rides. Cash, awards, dash plaques, door prizes, Hall of Fame inductions, Lowe’s goodie buckets, trophies to top 50 show cars. Grand marshall Jerry Ault. Rain date Aug. 19. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087. www.kilkare.com

AUG. 26

11TH ANNUAL CULP LAKE SHOW & SHINE, opens 10 a.m., judging 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., 1830 E. Home Road, Springfield, 7 miles from I-70. $10 vehicle registration, spectators welcome. Dash plaques, entrant judging, 18-inch trophies, Harbor Freight door prizes, goodie bags, on-site photographer. See photos from past events and pre-register at www.culplake.com. Free fishing. 937-399-0085, culp@roadrunner.com.

AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE

This four-hour course helps keep drivers updated, safe, confident and mobile. It includes strategies that can reduce the likelihood of a crash and to understand the links between driver, vehicle and road environments. It also includes strategies for adapting to changes in individuals, roads and the vehicles. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Classes are being conducted throughout the Miami Valley during the year. Find a nearby class at www.AARPdriversafety.org. Pre-registration is required. An online course is also available. Each participant receives a certificate of completion which may result in discounted vehicle insurance rates.

NOMINATIONS FOR 12TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 16, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are Cadillac and the iconic E-type Jaguar as well as a special class, “Eight isn’t Enough” featuring cars with more than eight-cylinder engines. A casual preview party on Sept. 15 is open to the public. All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County’s official historical organization. For more information, go online to www.daytonconcours.com or contact: Concours Chair Skip Peterson, 937-603-7601 or mgbskip@aol.com. To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or autoedge@sbcglobal.net. To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or Dan.thornton@aol.com.

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