Dayton-area residents participated in a Dayton Strong Bar Crawl and Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Gem City Social Sports, on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Part of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund established by the Dayton Foundation. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER
Photo: Tom Gilliam
Photo: Tom Gilliam

#DaytonStrong: Bar crawl seeks to reclaim the Oregon District

This weekend, Dayton-area residents will descend once again upon the city’s Oregon District in the name of recovery. 

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On Saturday, Feb. 22, from 2-6 p.m., thousands of residents are expected to participate in the Oregon District Bar Crawl and Scavenger Hunt.

The event is organized by Gem City Social Sports, a sports league established in 2016 to bring young adults into the city for sports and social activities.

It is the latest event that aims to bring people back to the Oregon District in the aftermath of the Aug. 4 mass shooting.

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Registration is $25 per person on Gem City Social Sports’ website.

Participants will compete as part of six teams of 10 players selected at registration. 

Clues and trivia will be sent to participants’ phones as part of the three-hour event that includes stops at bars around the district for drink specials. A full line-up of participating bars will be posted soon.

Dayton-area residents participated in a Dayton Strong Bar Crawl and Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Gem City Social Sports, on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Part of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund established by the Dayton Foundation. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER
Photo: Tom Gilliam

The winning team will receive two large pizzas at the Oregon Express. 

WANT TO GO?

What: Gem City Social Sports’ Dayton Strong Bar Crawl and Scavenger Hunt 

When: From 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 

Where: Oregon District various locations. Meet at Warped Wing Brewing Company, 26 Wyandot St., Dayton

Cost: $25 per person

More info: WebsiteFacebook 

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