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The Germanfest Picnic is at the Carillon Historical Park.  There are many ways to enjoy a culture; its food, its drink, the music, the crafts, and an appreciation of its history. Tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

This is First Friday in downtown Dayton....check it out on Facebook.

If you go to 48 High Street Gallery guest Artist Abby Rose Maurer is displaying her edgy contours. Her show is titled "Tylenol + Beer" and consists of new works by this award-winning artist.

You bought a book and read what do you do with it? Swap it! Four branches of the Dayton Metro Library are hosting a Novel Swap on Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Bring at least one gently used book as the price of admission, and take others home with you.

courtesy of Dayton History

Longtime columnist Dale Huffman will speak this evening as part of the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture series. Program begins at 7 pm. in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University. Free and open to the public.

The 40th Annual Ohio Mini-CANvention is a huge breweriana show for selling, buying or trading beer related items. It includes ANYTHING such as cans, signs, coasters, bottle caps, clothing, server aprons, kegs, tap knobs, bottles, labels, name it! The show is Friday and Saturday at the Eintracht Singing Society.

Remember the famous movie Rebel Without A Cause? This is probably James Dean's most iconic role. You can see it tonight and this weekend at The Victoria. They are doing the Cool Film Series now starting with Rebel Without A Cause.

Lots of things going on for our last weekend of June!

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Books & Co. tonight at 7 pm to sign her book, Hard Choices. The memoir is an account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State.

The DeWeese Ridgecrest Garden Showcase, Art Show and Tea is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ten gardens in Dayton's DeWeese Ridgecrest neighborhood will be on the tour.

The Oregon Historic District Society is also having its annual Garden Tour of nine distinctive private gardens on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is a rich mix of historic and contemporary homes, with architecture ranging from the mid-1800s to modern.

The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating is going on now through Sunday. This is their 21st annual event, and it is at Eastwood Park.

The St. Anne's Hill Historic Society is presenting their Home & Garden Tour. It will include a variety of unique gardens, galleries, and parks along the charming Victorian-era streets in Dayton's St. Anne's Hill Historic District. It is this evening and Saturday.

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You can explore, create, and stay out late. The beginning of every month starts with a bang in downtown Dayton. First Friday is a free art hop event held from 5 to 10 p.m. in several locations throughout downtown.

And on First Friday the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors will open an exhibit of the work of five emerging local artists. Opening reception is 5 to 8 Friday. The show runs through June 30.