Around the Miami Valley http://wyso.org en What's Great in Dayton: April 18 - 24, 2014 http://wyso.org/post/whats-great-dayton-april-18-24-2014 <p><a href="http://daytontheatreguild.org">The Dayton Theatre Guild</a> presents AN INSPECTOR CALLS and it is opening tonight. A family celebrating their daughter's betrothal is interrupted by a police inspector who eventually establishes that each of them played a part in a poor young woman's death.</p><p>Learn how to construct a rain barrel using hand tools and discover painting techniques to make your rain barrel unique and colorful. This workshop is Saturday, 1 - 3:00 p.m. at <a href="http://web4.audubon.org/local/sanctuary/aullwood/">Aullwood Farm</a>.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 Charlie Campbell 48604 at http://wyso.org What's Great in Dayton: April 18 - 24, 2014 ReInvention Stories: Jerry Bowling http://wyso.org/post/reinvention-stories-jerry-bowling <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">This week on ReInvention Stories, we meet Jerry Bowling, a lifelong resident of Dayton’s McCook Field neighborhood, the area around North Dixie Drive. Bowling is active in his community as the president of the neighborhood association and leader of a local environmental advocacy group. But, while working to reinvent his neighborhood, Bowling has also had to reinvent himself.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Sarah Buckingham & Eric Risher 48274 at http://wyso.org ReInvention Stories: Jerry Bowling U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Tours I-75 Project http://wyso.org/post/us-transportation-secretary-foxx-tours-i-75-project <p></p><p></p><p>Federal Transportation officials were in Dayton on Monday to highlight the city’s I-75 revitalization project.<br /><br />U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is touring several cities around the country where major road construction projects are taking place. &nbsp;At the stop in Dayton, Foxx noted that the I-75 project is getting done with federal, state, and local dollars. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:32:59 +0000 Jerry Kenney 48537 at http://wyso.org U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Tours I-75 Project Local Runner Shares Boston Marathon Bombing Experience http://wyso.org/post/local-runner-shares-boston-marathon-bombing-experience <p>It’s the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Over a dozen runners from the Miami Valley will participate in this year’s race, which will take place next week. Leslie Wedderburn from Xenia is one of them.<br /><br />Wedderburn had always wanted to run in the Boston Marathon. She loves to run and had done some shorter races before in preparation. Last year's event would be her first full marathon.<br /> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:06:29 +0000 Wayne Baker 48485 at http://wyso.org Local Runner Shares Boston Marathon Bombing Experience What's Great in Dayton: April 11 - 17, 2014 http://wyso.org/post/whats-great-dayton-april-11-17-2014 <p>On Saturday, 9:30 to noon, in Memorial Hall there is a workshop <a href="http://cfrdayton.weebly.com">Justice &amp; Equality In Dayton: Launching a Movement to Challenge Economic Injustice</a>. No registration or fee required. Just come.<br /><br /><a href="http://sunwatch.org">Sunwatch</a> is having two presentations on Saturday. At 10:30 you can learn all about how and why the gold objects were used by four cultures in the ancient Andes. And at 2pm enjoy an afternoon of Native American flute music with Grammy and Nammy award winning performer Joseph FireCrow.<br /> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 Charlie Campbell 48197 at http://wyso.org What's Great in Dayton: April 11 - 17, 2014