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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.

BEGIN EACH MONTH WITH A BANG.  Check out downtown Dayton's artistic offerings on First Friday which is tonight….5 to 10pm.

And with hundreds of new housing units currently under construction, there's never been a better time to think about living in downtown Dayton! Find out why downtown is still the hottest, most in-demand real estate market in the region. The Downtown Housing Tour is Saturday from 1 to 5pm.

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INNOVAtheatre is doing STEEL MAGNOLIAS. This warm-hearted and sentimental tale focuses on the bonds of love and friendship of six Southern women who talk, gossip, nag, lecture, and comfort each other through the best and worst of times. This production is sure to bring in the laughs and tears with pure comedy and heartfelt emotions. Tonight and Saturday.

courtesy of Aullwood Nature Center

Ruby Jubilee: 80th Year Celebration. To celebrate this ravishing Ruby Anniversary, Dayton Ballet has planned a very special presentation of dance tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

Friends of Smith Garden's annual perennial sale is at the Oakwood Community Center, 105 Patterson Rd. in Oakwood. Hanging Baskets, Anemones, Daylilies, Hosta, Herbs and many, many other items. Friday, 2:30 to 8pm; Saturday, 9am to 3pm.

A Used Library Furniture Sale with items individually priced, garage sale style, or best offer accepted at the first floor of the Dayton Metro Library Operations Center (formerly the Temporary Main Library), 120 S. Patterson Boulevard. Saturday, 10am - 4pm and Sunday, 1-4pm.

Comic Book Studio Day returns to Rosewood Arts Center this weekend.
Rosewood Arts Center

The Comic Book Studio Day is back! Rosewood Arts Centre is once again partnering with the Gem City Comic Con to present the annual Comic Book Studio Day. This series of 90-minute workshops, led by professional illustrators and writers, teach you the basics of comic book creation. Saturday, 9am to  3pm.

Dayton History: The art modern-style carillon tower was built in 1942, funded by Edward Deeds' wife Edith Walton Deeds and was des
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The 77th Annual Easter Sunrise Service is Carillon Historical Park's oldest event. In fair weather and foul, during triumphant and trying times, people from all walks of life have gathered at Deeds Carillon in this early morning Easter light for this powerful display of faith. There is no cost and bring a chair or blanket. Sunday, 6:30am.

The Dayton International Peace Museum's Bizarre Bazaar is on Saturday from 9am to 5pm in Holbrooke Hall which is just behind the Dayton International Peace Museum. $50. Baked items also available.

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
WYSO/Joshua Chenault

At the Yellow Cab Building there is a lineup of some of the region's best food trucks and The Night Market provides delicious spices, jams and produce, artisanal bathing products, handmade toys and decorations and countless other locally made goods. This is tonight, 5-10pm.

ThinkTV is partnering with Science Saturdays for a new way that kids can connect with super cool science experiences, live stage shows and online content! This is at The Engineers Club and on Saturday, 9:30 - 10:30am they are doing Inventors All Around.

The 7th Annual Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit is Saturday, 9:30am to 5:30pm at the Dayton Metro Library Main Branch. While there is no cost registration is required.

Downtown Dayton continues to grow, and at First Friday tonight you can check out all kind of new spots!

The 17th annual Weekend of Jazz brings Beavercreek schools' jazz ensembles together with 30 other area high school jazz bands and two performances by a professional headliner band. This is a truly exciting jazz-filled time today and Saturday. It exposes the youth of Beavercreek and surrounding communities to new and exciting forms of jazz music.

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