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Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.

It's a Bird...It's a plane... it's the Super 5k of all! The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is fighting animal homelessness and on Saturday they are having a 5k run or walk. Afterwards they have flying high dog acts, a kids zone, food truck rally, beer and wine garden, live music and so much more!

Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. There’s a gambler, his girlfriend who laments that they've been engaged for 14 years and a lot of other characters! Victoria Theatre, tonight and Saturday at  2  and 8.

The World's Largest Convention of Amateur Radio Operators which we know as Hamvention is this weekend. Nearly 25,000 attendees from all over the world are expected. The Flea Market and the Exhibit Hours are today Saturday  and Sunday.

The 12th Annual Dayton Sideshow is Friday, 5pm-1am and Saturday, 3pm-1am in The Yellow Cab Building. This event has Sculpture, Painting, Music, Performers, Dancers, Comedy, Food Trucks, Local Brews, Photography and much, much more. It also feature a special Kid's Sideshow.

Enjoy a wonderful day of baby animals, farm experiences, great food and good old fashioned fun at Aullwood's Farm Babies Fest on Saturday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. General admission for the festival is $10 per car.

Today is the grand opening of the River Run at RiverScape MetroPark! Around 5 pm, the ceremonial "first paddlers" will kayak through the new bank stabilization project. Around 6 pm, the first Pickin' in the Park concert of the summer will begin under the covered pavilion at RiverScape.

DVAC’s Art Auction is tonight at Sinclair College. This is their biggest and best, all art, all Dayton, wildly fun, eclectic, affordable, talent-packed, cool, casual, original art party of them all! Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the live auction begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.

The Washington-Centerville Library Book Sale has thousands of hardback and paperback books for all ages, movies, CDs and more. Today until 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Rd.

Run For the Health of It  is a 5K or a 10K on Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Dayton's literacy and wellness programs for children and their families in Montgomery County.

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Unveiled: A Cabaret Dayton is hosted by INNOVAtheatre, and this is on Saturday from 6  to 10 PM at MJ's on 20 N Jefferson St, in downtown Dayton.

And also on Saturday at 6pm is a show at The Victoria Theatre called In Between. It’s about a little five year old girl who tragically lost her memory and struggled to live while refusing to die.

The TEJAS Gallery is opening The Millennial Show tonight from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This is a juried exhibition featuring artwork created by 20 local Generation Y era artists. Light refreshments, drinks and the artist panel discussion is from 7 to 8.

A Paul Laurence Dunbar Documentary film is scheduled on Saturday at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center. The first screening will begin at 1:00 PM and the second at 4:00 PM. The film is approximately two hours long and has no cost but due to limited seating, an RSVP is requested. And the film producers will be there to talk about it.

DCDC2, is doing About Being, which presents new work with the idea of the story circle where people come together and share stories. The dance artists tell their stories through memories, voices, and perspectives to reflect identity and revisit the question of self-definition and its relation to the world. This is tonight and Saturday, 8pm at UD's Boll Theatre Kennedy Union.

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