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.

Dayton History: The art modern-style carillon tower was built in 1942, funded by Edward Deeds' wife Edith Walton Deeds and was des
courtesy of Dayton History

"A hopelessly romantic drama about the hopelessness of romance." This is a play at the Schuster today and tomorrow. There are 7 reasons to see it and it is called Reasons To Be Pretty.

The 75th Annual Easter Sunrise Service is at The Carillon Historical Park on Sunday at 6:30 a.m. The featured speaker is Rev. Dr. Crystal Walker and a Mass Choir will perform. No admission and you may want to bring some chairs and blankets.

courtesy of Glen Helen

When Exploring Eagles and Ducks you discover the winter bird diversity along the Mad River! Look for the two eagles, Jim and Cindy, and also watch for winter waterfowl at Eastwood Lake. Please bring binoculars if you can! This is at Eastwood Metropark; Saturday, 10:00-11:30 am

Ladies and Gentlemen: Start Your Oars! On Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM the Greater Dayton Rowing Association are sponsoring a "Get-Acquainted-with-Rowing" session in the downtown Dayton YMCA indoor pool. There will be a rowing shell in the water to try or you can start with a rowing machine at poolside. No reservations or experience are required.

Tonight it is First Friday in downtown Dayton….lots going on between 5 to 10 pm.

And there are two special art displays tonight. One is at DVAC  and it features the work of 31 college and university art and design students from across the region. The opening reception is from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

On Saturday the Troy Hayner Cultural Center will host its annual family-night-out concert. Beginning at 6:30pm kids can actually play many types of instruments and at 7:30 the band Wild Carrot will perform. They will share and demonstrate a number of instruments and it will be a hand-clappin', toe-tappin' time.

If you are interested in seeing some spring flowers then on Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 4 is the 2016 Spring Orchid Show. This is at Cox Arboreteum and this show is amazing.

On Saturday The Air Force Museum Theater will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen. At 4 p.m., they will be premiering a 90 minute documentary which tells the story of America's first squadron of African American pilots.

The 14th Annual Miami Valley TechFest is Saturday and Sunday in Bldg. 12 at Sinclair College. This is family fun with science, technology, engineering and math. Participate in approximately 70 hands-on experiences, exhibits, demonstrations and games. No cost for the Techfest and parking.

Edge of Reason is an art exhibition and it features works on paper, canvas and found materials which explore issues of American nostalgia in dissonance with contemporary postmodern culture. The opening reception is tonight, 6-10pm at Warped Wing in downtown

Come one….come all!!! The Antioch Shrine Circus is tonight, Saturday and Sunday at the University of Dayton arena.

The Gem City Ballet is on stage this weekend. They will be doing Swan Lake Act II; an  "Ellington Suite," and "Copper," choreographed by former Daytonian Penny Freeh. Tonight Saturday and Sunday. On your Facebook find Gem City Ballet

Snow is part of the beauty of winter. It is a great protector when it blankets the ground and insulates hibernating animals against winter's cold winds. Join an Aullwood naturalist for an evening walk in the light of the beautiful Snow Moon. Bundle up for the cold night air. Saturday, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at The Aullwood Farm.