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updated 10/14


January 26, 2016


You'll have the opportunity to enjoy a 3-course meal for $20.16, $25.16, or $30.16

The next Mound Science and Energy Museum evening history event will be held at the Museum at 7:00 pm on Wednesday. Dale Farmer will discuss how Ohio's Emergency Response On-Scene Coordinators respond.
Bring Your Green Challenge and Other Very Amazing (Green) Stuff for the new Dayton Regional Green Initiative programs and opportunities for 2016! The president will talk about the DRG's Action Teams, the $80,000 in prizes for the Bring Your Green Challenge and the $500 Contest for the Best "Green Idea". Wednesday (6:00pm - 8:00pm); Brixx Ice Company.

Oakwood Historical Auction, Friday, Jan 29, 10:00am. 
All items are from 1927 when the home was built; owner, Mr. Beachler, CEO of Frigidaire. 
HIGHLIGHTS: Large oak marble & stainless steel soda fountain w/fancy carved crest front, 8 original syrup dispensers and 2 phosphate dispensers, wash basin (amazing); pr. 6-foot 
tall ornate candelabra stands in perfect condition; fantastic 6-burner commercial size Wolf gas range and hood; 1920's rose porcelain Frigidaire 4-door refrigerator (still works); separate tiny Frigidaire freezer (rare); vintage Frigidaire AC units w/compressors; etc. 

Merchants Of Doubt is a documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change. The Concerned Faith Community of Dayton invites you to come, learn and articulate a response to the challenges of climate change. Dinner includes meatless options and freewill offerings appreciated. Meeting rooms are fully accessible; Friday from 6:30 to 9 pm at South Park UMC, 140 Stonemill Rd. 

The Gem City Ballet Presents: Swan Lake Act II; "Ellington Suite," choreographed by former Daytonian Daniel Duell; and "Copper," choreographed by fomer Daytonian Penny Freeh. Friday, January 29, & Saturday, January 30, at 8:00pm; Sunday, January 31at 2:00pm.
Broadway Beveled is a feminine cabaret showcasing the best talent in Dayton. Come watch an evening of your favorite songs and scenes written for men...performed by women! This is presented by Magnolia Theatre Company which quickly became one of the most talked about theatre companies. Their focus is a theatre company dedicated to women. MTC lives by 3 words- Fresh. Funky. Feminine. Friday, Saturday, & Sunday.

Meet members of the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 11 am - 2 pm. at the USAF Museum. Catcher Devin Mesoraco; president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty; minor league pitcher Cody Reed, some other Red players and mascot Mr. Redlegs will be there. The visit will begin with a Q&A session and followed by an autograph session and a chance to take photos of the Reds. Seating and autographs will only be guaranteed for the first 450 fans in attendance. 

Woosh Smart Water Stations are now here in Dayton. 
It offers a better-tasting, eco-friendly alternative to bottled water - and it's now available for the first time in the United States. Try it out on Monday, February 1, 10:00 a.m. Sinclair College, Building 10, Main Street Café

Human Race Theatre are doing The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, on 
February 4 - 21, 2016

In an unprecedented act of collaboration, aviation heritage groups, business associations and tourism bureaus in the National Aviation Heritage Area have teamed up to support the grand opening of the National Museum of the United States Air Force's new building.

ThinkTV Passport provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, ThinkTV Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite shows. By becoming a member of ThinkTV today with a yearly, tax-deductible contribution of $60 or more you'll be among the first to try ThinkTV Passport. 

Fish Fry Season is here! 
It happens every winter in Dayton, churches, schools and other organizations load up the deep fryer with white fish and fries, pour the draft beer and roll out the tables for some monte carlo style games. With more than 40 events on our calendar, it's time to grab some friends and plan your weekends.

Erma Bombeck's Writing Competition is open now. Capture the essence of Erma's writings and you could win $500 and a free registration to the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop! More than 800 writers from 13 different countries and 48 states entered the previous contest. Competition is now open and it closes February 15. As Erma Bombeck said, "Hook 'em with the lead. Hold 'em with laughter. Exit with a quip they won't forget."

Winter Walking At Westminster....Wednesdays, 11:30am - 1:30pm.

The majority of days of one's life are eventless. We wake, dress, eat, do chores, read, watch TV. If there are pets, we tend to them. Weather isn't remarkable. We go about the business of living, with absolutely nothing exceptional occurring...

Bill Franz's Dayton At Work and Play
The Wilson plant in Ada, Ohio is the world's only factory devoted solely to making footballs. Every ball used in every Super Bowl has been made there. This year's Super Bowl game balls will be made tonight.
After the conclusion of today's NFC and AFC Championships, a group of workers will go to the factory to begin inscribing Super Bowl game balls with the names of the final two teams. They will work through the night and then courier game balls to the two teams.

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I know the guy who is the One Man Pep Ban" for Hormel pepperoni. 
Check out his performance!

If you've ever been confused between a weed and a plant, you're not alone. Scott's Lawnopedia will clear things up and provide you with their encyclopedic knowledge of plants and lawn care.

Looking for a low-maintenance plant that will look great all year long? A Master gardener recommends Cotoneaster: A Four-Season Plant.


Kate, is a 3-year-old spayed Dutch rabbit who is currently available for adoption at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. She is just as sweet and gentle as can be and loves being around other animals like the dog in her foster home. If you are looking for a sweet rabbit Kate would be a great fit for your family! To set up a time to meet her, contact our bunny guru Debbie.  

Raising The Big Top!!! The Antioch Shrine Circus. 3 Big Days, 4 Big Shows! Friday, February 5, 6:30pm. Saturday, February 6, Noon & 6pm. Sunday, February 7, Noon.

Bring your friends and enjoy this unique fundraising opportunity that connects readers and writers. The Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library and their Public Library have A Tasting With Friends Featuring Local Authors, Great Wines and Beers, on Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-8:30 PM at Yankee Trace Banquet Center. Proceeds benefit Friends of WCPL which makes grants to support Library projects. Mark your calendar, tickets now on sale!

Spend a relaxing morning enjoying delicious food and award-winning local young talent this February!
Coco's Bistro will host Savor Your Sunday a special brunch series featuring performances by young musicians from Stivers School for the Arts. The restaurant will be open especially for the occasion. This is the ninth year for the popular event.

Gotta go.....
Charlie Campbell