What's Great in Dayton: May 16 - 22, 2014

May 16, 2014

Dayton Hamvention: The Future of Ham Radio, it’s going on right now until Sunday.

Out-of-this-world activities - and perhaps even some "extra-terrestrials" - await you in the Air Force Museum during Space Fest on Friday and Saturday. 

Art on the Playground, is Saturday 11 am - 3 pm, at Indian Riffle Elementary School, in Kettering. Make and take art stations, live performances, paper airplane contests, prizes and more at this interactive art festival for kids. Free and open to all ages.

Where can you see newborn lambs frolicking in the fields, dozens of chicks peeping and piglets huddled for warmth? At Aullwood's Farm Babies Fest. There's food, fun, music and lots of baby farm animals! Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oakwood Historical Society's Annual Wine Tasting is Saturday, 4 - 7 p.m., Long-Romspert Homestead, on Far Hills Ave.

The Antioch Writers Workshop is a free nature writing mini-workshop on Sunday, from 2-3:30 pm at Books & Co. The speaker will be Bill Felker, who has been writing nature columns and almanacs for regional and national publications since 1984.

DCDC joins the Bach Society of Dayton for a concert where contemporary dance of the African-American experience will pair with select classical music of the European tradition. Sunday, 4:00 p.m., Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church

And finally, an engineer who spent a lifetime studying reliability and safety to prevent human error was Edward A. Murphy and he coined Murphy's Law with an offhand remark. He was stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in the late 1940's, and was a member of the Engineers Club of Dayton.

Gotta Go….
Charlie, Murphy’s Law, Campbell