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Call for Artists! HWD Height x Width x Depth Juried Sculpture Exhibition

Call for Artists! HWD Height x Width x Depth Juried Sculpture Exhibition

Rosewood Arts Center announces a call to artists in Ohio and surrounding states to participate in the 18th annual HWD Juried Sculpture Exhibition with the Kettering Health Art Gallery.

Summer Steam Train — Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

Summer Steam Train — Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

Experience a historic train ride on the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad behind a real working steam engine.

Wright at Home: Open House at Hawthorn Hill

Wright at Home: Open House at Hawthorn Hill

Join the ranks of Charles Lindbergh, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison as guests at Orville Wright’s family mansion, Hawthorn Hill. Reservations required.

RiverScape MetroPark's FREE 2024 Summer Music Series

RiverScape MetroPark's FREE 2024 Summer Music Series

Enjoy FREE music under the pavilion - here's the concert schedule for the 2024 RiverScape Summer Music Series

2024 Solar Eclipse events around Dayton

2024 Solar Eclipse events around Dayton

Mark your calendars for April 8, dust off your eclipse glasses, and get ready to experience Dayton buzzing with eclipse fever.

Ohio’s getting its first total eclipse in 200 years. Here’s what you need to know

Ohio’s getting its first total eclipse in 200 years. Here’s what you need to know

Eclipse happens one week from today, on April 8 - photo credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio

First Friday: Spring has Sprung Edition

First Friday: Spring has Sprung Edition

April 5 First Friday - Downtown is getting ready to celebrate all things spring!

Summer in the City events return for 2024

Summer in the City events return for 2024

Mark your calendar: Summer in the City events return for 2024—Three signature events are planned for this year’s summer celebration, presented by AES Ohio.

Call for Artists!

Call for Artists!

The View Juried Landscape Exhibition at Rosewood Arts Center

Easter Sunrise Service at Carillon Park

Easter Sunrise Service at Carillon Park

Join us at Deeds Carillon (Carillon Historical Park) for our annual non-denomonational ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service.

Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship Opportunities

Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship Opportunities

Applications are now available for a number of scholarships supported by the Society of American Military Engineers Kittyhawk Post.

Downtown Dayton DORA to observe one-day suspension for St. Patrick’s Day festivities

Downtown Dayton DORA to observe one-day suspension for St. Patrick’s Day festivities

The temporary suspension of DORA on March 17 for St. Patrick’s Day is happening as outlined in the program’s safety plan.

Dixie Drive-In Movies Opening Weekend

Dixie Drive-In Movies Opening Weekend

Step back in time and watch the big screen outdoors. Dixie Drive-In Movies opens for the 2024 season on March 29!

Egg Scavenger Hunt

Egg Scavenger Hunt

March 28-31 - explore around Kettering with clues to crack the codes and find the eggs! You'll be entered to win one of 100's of worth of prizes! PLUS A GRAND PRIZE OF YOUR CHOOSING - ZOO FAMILY PASS OR A $200 GIFT CARD!

Volunteer Opportunity - OD8-4 Memorial "The Seed of Life"

Volunteer Opportunity - OD8-4 Memorial "The Seed of Life"

Place a piece of porcelain tile in the 480 sq ft mosaic The Seed of Life. This mosaic will be installed at the courtyard near Trolley Stop and will memorialize and honor those lives lost and forever changed on August 4, 2019.

Centerville to host another eclipse glasses giveaway event

Centerville to host another eclipse glasses giveaway event

The city of Centerville will give out 2,500 solar eclipse glasses during giveaway event, ahead of the solar eclipse on April 8.

Stubbs Park Breaks Ground on Major Renovation Project

Stubbs Park Breaks Ground on Major Renovation Project

Construction has officially begun work on the highly anticipated improvements to Stubbs Park in Centerville.

2024 Warrior Soccer Classic Tournament

2024 Warrior Soccer Classic Tournament

The 39th Annual adidas Warrior Soccer Classic Tournament Kicks Off in Dayton Memorial Day Weekend - May 24-26, 2024

International Women's Day Celebration - March 9

International Women's Day Celebration - March 9

Welcome Dayton, in partnership with Dayton Metro Library, will host an International Women's Day Celebration on Saturday, March 9.

MetroParks' Adopt-a-Park 2024

MetroParks' Adopt-a-Park 2024

Protect and clean green spaces in honor of Earth Day during Five Rivers MetroParks' annual Adopt-a-Park.

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