June is Responsible Fatherhood Month Family Events



Please view counties’ fun family events below:

June is Responsible Fatherhood Month Events 2022

Butler County

Organization:  3 R Development, Inc.

Event Types:
6/2 - Father/Child Outing Cincinnati Reds Baseball Game; 6/11 My Dad R.O.C.K.S. Outdoor Activities; 6/25 - Breakfast, Workshops, Keynote Speaker

Events Addresses:

6/2/2022 - Baseball Game                        1200 Yankee Rd Middletown, OH 45044 (In Person)

6/11/2022 Douglass Park 800 Lafayette Ave, Middletown, OH 45044 (In Person)

6/25/2022 The Robert Sonny Hill Community Center, 800 Lafayette Ave Middletown, OH 45044 (In Person)

 Keynote Speaker(s):

Jamahal C. Boyd,Sr & Dr. Anthony James

3R Development JRFM Event Flyer 2022


Organization:  The Ohio State University

Event Types:
Father Child Engagement Activity (In Person)

Events Addresses:
Butler:6/12/2022          Marcum Park,               116 Dayton St.    Hamilton, OH 45011

Keynote Speaker(s):
Heather Reister & Alisha Barton

OSU Buter Cty JRFM Flyer 2022



Clark County

Organization:  Gammon House

Event Types:
6/11 - 5K Walk - 

6/17 - Prayer Breakfast - 

6/18 - FatherFest / Juneteenth Outdoor Event

Events Addresses:
6/11/2022                    620 Piqua Place Springfield, OH 45506 (In Person)
6/17/2022                   St John Missionary Baptist Church        34 W Pleasant St Spring, OH 45506 (In Person)
6/18/2022                   620 Piqua Place         Springfield, OH 45506 (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Eli Williams

Juneteenth Events Flyer

Gammon House JFRM Event Flyer 2022

Cuyahoga County

Organization:  Birthing Beautiful Communities 

Event Types:

6/25 - Kickin It With The Dads                     Kickin it with the Dads Event Flyer

6/26 -  The Foundation: An Open Fatherhood Forum (Virtual)

Events Addresses:

6/25/2022                    League Park       6601 Lexington Ave Cleveland, OH 44103    (In Person)

6/26/2022                    (Virtual)             
Time: 6:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST
Type: Virtual - Zoom 
Link: TBA
There will be fatherhood engagement through a virtual talk with fathers from all different walks of life.  

Keynote Speaker(s):

Christian Sanders


Organization:  Ohio Guidestone

Event Types:
Cavalittles:       Basketball Skills Camp

Events Addresses:
6/11/2022                  Stepstone Academy Gym    3328 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH 44115 (In Person)
Register at:               https://cavaliers.leagueapps.com/camps/3126388-ohio-guidestones-stepstone-academy-cavalittles-clinic-6112022

6/25/2022                Lakewood YMCA    16915 Detroit Ave,  Lakewood, OH 44107 (In Person)
Register at:             https://cavaliers.leagueapps.com/camps/3126622-ohio-guidestones-lakewood-ymca-cavalittles-clinic-6252022 

Keynote Speaker(s):
Bryson Haynes

Cavalittles Flyer


Franklin County

Organization:  City of Refuge GoodLife Foundation

Event Types:
Open Discussion, Keynote,Speaker, Comedian, Father/Child engagement activites

Events Addresses:
6/4/2022                    3480 Refugee Rd Columbus, OH 43232 (In Person)
6/11/2022                   3480 Refugee Rd Columbus, OH 43232 (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Larry Jones, Tim Jones, George Fultz, & Michael Armstrong

City of Refuge GoodLife Foundation flyer


Organization:  Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Event Types:
6/3 - Kickoff Ceremony - 4:30 pm
6/11 - Movie Night - 24/7 Dad Curriculum will be taught throughout the month of June starting 6/6

Events Addresses:
6/3/2022                    5200 Sullivant Ave Columbus, OH 43228 (In Person)
6/6/2022                    5200 Sullivant Ave Columbus, OH 43228
6/11/2022                  5200 Sullivant Ave Columbus, OH 43228

Keynote Speaker(s):
José Ney Ávila Matute

Ohio Hispanic Coalition JRFM Flyers


Organization:  Urban Family Development

Event Types:
6/16 - Date Night w/ Dad/Formal Dinner 
6/17 - Kicking it w/ Dad - Car Show

Events Addresses:
6/15/2022                    Creekside Gahanna     123 Mill St, Unit 300         Gahanna, OH 43230 (In Personal)    
6/17/2022                  Brightside Academy 3611 E Livingston Ave Columbus, OH 43227 (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
DCA Joy Bivens

Urban Family Dev JRFM Flyer 2022  (Date Night)

Urban Family Dev JRFM Flyer 2 2022  (Car Show)


Organization:  Columbus Urban League

Event Types:
Join Columbus Urban League’s “Fishing with Dad” event on Saturday, June 18th from 10am-2pm at Franklin Park located at 1777 E. Broad St. Columbus, Ohio 43203.
Registration is required and closes Monday, June 13th.
Follow the link to register: Fishing With Dad - Columbus Urban League Columbus Urban League www.cul.org 
Columbus Urban League Fishing with Dads Flyer 2022


Hamilton County

Organization:  Rosemary's Babies

Event Types:
6/20 - Virtual Mental Health Panel Discussion 6/21 - Outdoor Resource Fair & POP-up Shop (Registration Required) 

Events Addresses:
6/20/2022                Virtual Mental Health Panel Discussion (Streaming via Facebook Live)
6/21/2022                4439 Reading Rd, Suite 107        Cincinnati, OH 45229 (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Aswad Mack, A Teen Father, Deon Mack, Jeremy Patterson, & Eric Dowery Jr. M.Ed, LPC

Rosies Babies JRFM Event Flyer 2022

Rosies Babies JRFM Event Flyer 2 2022

Lucas County

Organization: Pathway, Inc

Event Types:
6/16 - Fatherhood Flame Conversation  

6/18 - Outdoor Father & Families day

Events Addresses:
6/16/2022                    1010 Dorr St.         Toledo, OH 43607        (In Person)
6/18/2022                    1010 Dorr St.         Toledo, OH 43607     (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Pastor Randall Parker

Pathways Inc JRFM Flyer 2022

Miami County

Organization:  The Ohio State University

Event Types:
Father Child Engagement Activity (In Person)

Events Addresses:
Miami: 6/13/2022       419 W. Main St       Troy, OH 45373

Keynote Speaker(s):
Heather Reister & Alisha Barton

Miami County Flyer


Montgomery County

Organization: Montgomery County Fatherhood Initiative

Event Types:
6/17 Semi-Formal Fatherhood Banquet
6/18 Resource Fair & Outdoor Activities 

Events Addresses:
6/17/2022                    Sinclair Conference Center,444 W. 3rd St       Dayton, OH 45402        (In Person)
6/18/2022                    101 E. Helena St Dayton, OH 45405     (In Person)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Federal Judge Walter H. Rice & Community Father Recently Released from Incarceration: Stanley Buxton Jr.


Montgomery Cty Fatherhood Banquet  Picnic 2022

Montgomery Cty Fatherhood JRFM poster 2022

Muskingum County

Organization:  ForeverDads

Event Types:
6/14 - Commencement Ceremony 
6/26 - Kayak/River Tube Experience 

Events Addresses:
6/14/2022                    109 Madison St Zanesville, OH 43701 (In Person) 
6/26/2022                  126 Muskingum Ave Zanesville, OH 43701 (In Person)   

Keynote Speaker(s):
River Rangers: Rando, Dutch, & Burn


Perry County

Organization:  Perry County JFS

Event Types:
Swimming & Corn Hole

Events Addresses:
6/8/2022           New Lexington Community Pool     625 Orchard Ave     New Lexington, OH 43764       (In Person)
6/15/2022         Crooksville Community Pool           22 China Street       Crooksville, OH 43731             (In Person)
6/22/2022         Somerset Community Pool Somerset Memorial Park       301 Dr. Mike Clouse Drive Somerset, OH 43783       (In Person) 
6/29/2022         Thornville Community Pool             130 Clum Drive     Thornville, OH 43076  

Keynote Speaker(s):
Multiple Local County Officials from Various Offices

Perry Cty JFS JRFM Event Flyer 2022


Stark County

Organization:  Stark County Fatherhood Coalition

Event Types:
6/17 - Father Child Engagement Activities, Speaker, Movie (American Underdog the Kurt Warner Story)
6/28 -  Cooking w/ Dad (Virtual) ***Follows a 9 week cooking class that begins on June 7th ***

Events Addresses:
6/17/2022              2121 George Halas Dr NW Canton, OH 44708 (In Person)
6/28/2022              Time: 12:15 pm           (Facebook Live Virtual) ***Follows a 9 week cooking class that begins on June 7th ***

Keynote Speaker(s):
Member of the Fatherhood Festival Committee / Hall of Fame Inductee 

Justin Batt
Anthony Muños
Shaun Alexander (Seattle Seahawks)
David Tyree (NY Giants)

Stark Cty JFS JRFM Flyer 1 

Stark Cty JFS JRFM Flyer 2 (Cooking with Dad)


Organization:  Stark County Legal Aid

Stark County Legal Aid is hosting a free online clinic to discuss parent’s rights to visitation on Tuesday, June 14th from 11am-12:30pm.  The online clinic is open to the public every second Tuesday.  Follow the link for more information: The Parenthood Project - CLAS – www.communitylegalaid.org

Parents Rights Flyer

Union County

Organization:  Wings Support & Recovery

Event Types:
6/14 - Resource Fair & Other Outdoor Activities 
6/16 - Cooking Class and Speaker 

Events Addresses:
6/14/2022             Partner's Park                    125 E. 6th St. Marysville (In Person)
6/16/2022          (Virtual)

Keynote Speaker(s):
Chef Kibby

Wings Support n Recovery JRFM Flyer 2022

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The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. It will be a virtual Zoom Webinar. The audience is encouraged to utilize the chat Q&A to interact with the Commissioners, guest speaker(s), and the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) staff. 
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