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.

Tonight in downtown Dayton it’s First Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. You can shop for unique and one-of-kind items, view festive window displays, enjoy live entertainment and take advantage of discounts and special deals.

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show is Friday and Saturday night in the Human Race Theater. This is a live production that has earned a reputation across the Midwest for being edgy, thought provoking, funny, engaging, and very spontaneous.

Tonight in Sidney is their Winter Wonderland Parade & Lighting Ceremony on the Courtsquare. The perfect start to the holiday season! At 6:30 the Lighting Ceremony begins on the Shelby County Courtsquare followed by the parade welcoming Santa to town at 7:30pm.

Aullwood Candle Dipping is on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2:30. Candle dipping using beeswax creates special memories at Aullwood. The glow of a dipped candle is the perfect way to “warm up” a cold winter night.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Dayton Art Institute.  This is Zoot's Summer Series and it is an entirely new concept in professional, outdoor theatre! Have a delicious boxed meal, a bottle of wine, and experience a show at the same time! One of Shakespeare's best known plays and perfect for a summer evening at The DAI.

The Cityfolk Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the downtown Dayton Riverscape MetroPark. And on Sunday at 10:00PM are the Dayton Fireworks!!!!

Participants in the 2012 Annual Rail Festival at Carillon Park
courtesy of Dayton History

Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including six Peabody Awards and a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Isay's presentation on the power of listening and the history of StoryCorps begins at 8pm in the Schuster Center's Mathile Theatre on Friday, June 21. Join in the lobby following the presentation for dessert and a book signing.

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated today on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.

Five Rivers Metroparks will host a variety of R&B acts to help you dance your way through these hot summer months.  The show will take place on Friday June 14, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for seating. All are welcome to attend!

Tonight, Saturday and Sunday at The Schuster is Dreamgirls and it is full of onstage joy and backstage drama. It tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s singing girl group. I saw it this week and it is a WOW!

On Saturday the Little Miami River Kleeners, needs some local volunteers in a one-day, hands-on outdoor conservation project to  improve habitat on the Little Miami River.

The Montgomery County Bark Park Bake Sale is Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Don't miss this delicious, mouthwatering excuse to support the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center! It is located behind the Animal Resource Center at 6794 Webster Street in Dayton.

Dayton Gay Men's Chorus presents Turn it UP on Saturday at the Victoria Theatre. An entertaining yet thought-provoking expedition through the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus's ten year journey!

On Sunday, The Dayton International Peace Museum presents “Iran: Yesterday and Today.” which includes a Rick Steves Public TV video and a local expert.  This is Sunday at 2:00pm

The World-A-Fair....Food!  Dancing!  Music!  Costumes!  Cultural Exhibits!  Showcasing the ethnic backgrounds and cultures of Dayton and the greater Miami Valley. Friday, Saturday & Sunday at the Convention Center.

Saturday, join the Walk/Run in support of the Humane Society of Greater Dayton to benefit all of their furry friends.  Your on-leash pet is welcome to participate too, in what is sure to be a barking good time.

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