June 23 – Laughfest

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As we gear up for the 21st Annual Sons of the Desert International Convention in Cincinnati from July 12 to 15, we have time to squeeze in one more Chimp Tent meeting!  Join us for “Laughfest,” featuring classic films from the comedy masters. Laurel and Hardy star in that literal laugh-fest “Blotto” and the ol’ switcheroo in “Thicker Than Water.” Then, we feature one of the all-time greatest films, starring Stan’s good friend Charlie Chaplin,  “City Lights.”

Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

Future dates:

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel

August 18 – Seasons Retirement Community

April 21 – 10th Annual All-Silent Movie Night

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Come one come all to enjoy our 10th annual all-silent movie night starring the greatest comedy team of all time, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The Boys star in their first film together, “Lucky Dog,” along with “Early to Bed” and “The Second Hundred Years.” Plus, a few other silent comedies starring Charlie Chaplin (“The Immigrant”) and Harry Langdon (“His Marriage Wow”), plus an early Walt Disney cartoon, “Alice’s Wonderland.” And all the movies feature live accompaniment from our talented musicians, Joan Chrislip, Don Hurd, and Art Funk and his band! Plus there’s the “fabulous” raffle, and more merriment than you though possible.

Join us on Saturday, April 21, at 6:45 p.m., at the E.T. Carson Masonic Lodge, 218 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, Cincinnati 45220. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

Future dates:

June 23 – Seasons Retirement Community

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel

Feb. 17 – Movie Night

Come one come all to enjoy a night at the movies starring the greatest comedy team of all time, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The cinema experience includes coming attractions, newsreels, cartoons, and a few comedy surprises—and our “fabulous” raffle—before we join Laurel and Hardy for a sensational double feature: “Double Whoopee” and “Tit for Tat.” Joining the Boys are special guests Charley Chase, Our Gang, Mickey Mouse, the Pink Panther, Buster Keaton, and the Marx Brothers for a night of hilarity from the silver screen.

Join us on Saturday, February 17, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

And it’s the perfect time to sign-up for the 2018 season of the Chimp Tent as we gear up to host the 21st International Sons of the Desert Convention in Cincinnati during the week of July 9-15, 2018.

Future dates:

April 21 – E.T. Carson Lodge

June 23 – Seasons Retirement Community

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel

Dec. 9 – Toyland

Stan Ollie SantaIt’s the most wonderful time of the year again — time for the December Chimp Tent meeting! Join us for “Toyland,” a celebration of our favorite part of the holidays from years gone by.

Laurel and Hardy are delightful in our feature, “Babes on Toyland,” a holiday tradition for children of all ages. Plus, there are more festive film classics from Our Gang in “For Pete’s Sake,” Joe McDoakes in “So You Want to Be a Model Railroader,” and Harold Lloyd in scenes from “Hot Water.” And of course, classic cartoons, toy commercials, and holiday videos.

So, join us on Saturday, December 9, at 6:45 p.m., at the E.T. Carson Masonic Lodge, 218 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, Cincinnati 45220. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

And December is the perfect time to renew your Chimp Tent membership — or give one as a gift — as we move ahead to 2018, the year Cincinnati hosts the International Sons of the Desert convention!

Oct. 14 – Defective Detectives

Detectives Laurel & Hardy Big NoiseOctober is always a spooky time of year. But have no fear! Laurel and Hardy are on the case!

The Chimp Tent presents the “Defective Detectives,” featuring Laurel and Hardy, Our Gang, and The Three Stooges. Yikes! I told you it’d be scary.

The mystery line-up includes Laurel & Hardy in “Do Detectives Think?” and “The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case,” Our Gang in “Hide and Shriek,” and The Three Stooges in “Dizzy Detectives”; other Halloween haunts including “Dr. Pyckle & Mr. Pryde” starring Stan Laurel. Plus, cartoons, surprises, live musical accompaniment, and our “fabulous” raffle!

And — It’s Ba-ack! Our annual Halloween costume contest! A gift card awarded to the best costume!

So, join us on Saturday, October 14, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

MARVELOUS MUSICAL REVUE

Join us Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 6:45 p.m. at Ascension and Holy Trinity Church, 334 Burns Ave., in Cincinnati’s Wyoming neighborhood, for the “Marvelous Musical Revue.” This tribute to song (and dance) features Laurel & Hardy! Our Gang! Bugs! Mickey! And a host of musical surprise sure to delight!

The cost is $6 for adults, free to Chimp Tent members and kids under 13. Please bring a snack or drinks to share, plus your friends and family.