It's another Miami Valley weekend full of festivals! DMM has your quick guide to help you discover new experiences, tastes and sounds all around town. For more detailed info, maps and more, click the festival name that is linked to a full listing for each event. And don't forget it's still Dayton Beer Week, lots of tasting events all over town! For even more ideas of what to do this weekend, check our our DMM Calendar. Friday August 26, 2016 Annual Egyptian Festival free admission & free parking sample stuffed grape leaves, grilled shish kabob and baklava, shop … [Read more...] about Quick Guide to 10 Weekend Festivals
Two days before the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary, a senior NPS official visited Dayton to praise the historical preservation work in the National Aviation Heritage Area. “I am inspired by all you are doing to preserve our aviation story and sharing these special places with the children growing up here and the many visitors that help support your local economy,” Dr. Stephanie Toothman, NPS associate director for cultural resources, partnerships and science in Washington, D.C., said Tuesday, Aug. 23. Toothman was the keynote speaker for the 11th annual … [Read more...] about Dayton Praised For Historical Preservation Work
Doing good never tasted so good. Join IHOP® and No Kid Hungry® to help end child hunger! Dine at IHOP this Tuesday between 7am and 7pm you can get a short stack (3 pancakes) of Buttermilk Pancakes for just $1. For every $1 short stack purchased, IHOP® will donate that $1 to No Kid Hungry. Every dollar raised will go to help feed hungry children. Note that this offer is valid for dine-in only and there is a limit of one per person. Visit IHOP at 2460 North Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek, OH. … [Read more...] about $1 Short Stacks at IHOP Tuesday
Dayton Metro Library’s Special Collections Division has scanned and uploaded more than 150 high school yearbooks for viewing on the Library’s website. Yearbooks currently available range in years from Steele High School in 1909 to Centerville High School, 2007. More than 200 additional yearbooks from Dayton-area schools will be uploaded in the coming months. “Yearbooks are fun because we like to look at photos of our friends and family when they were younger, but they are also very important and useful for genealogical research,” said Jamie McQuinn, Special Collections Manager. “These books … [Read more...] about Checkout High School Yearbooks Online
KTC Quail is one of Dayton’s most popular tennis club. They operate two separate tennis facilities: Kettering Tennis Center (KTC) at 4565 Gateway Circle, in Kettering and Quail Run Racquet Club located at 4225 Brown Road in Dayton. When you join KTC Quail, you get unlimited access to both facilities. Between the two locations, they offer a wide range of amenities including: 16 Indoor courts 10 Outdoor clay courts 4 Plexipave outdoor courts Adult and Junior programs Singles and doubles leagues and lessons 2 Racquetball courts Outdoor swimming pool 2 … [Read more...] about Free Tennis Lesson Anyone?
Link celebrated the installation of three new stations to its existing network. The new locations in 2016 include one at RTA’s Longworth Campus, the Montgomery County Job Center and Tech Town. Greater Dayton RTA installed their station at their Longworth Campus in mid-April. “We started offering wellness incentives to our employees that use the Link program, but many of them wanted to be able to use the bikes between our location at Wright Stop Plaza and Longworth,” said Mark Donaghy, Executive Director of Greater Dayton RTA. “We were happy to close this gap and encourage our employees to … [Read more...] about Link Celebrates Expansion and New Monthly Pricing Option
The full artist lineup for the 16th annual Midpoint Music Festival is now available, featuring more than 75 local, regional, national and internationally recognized acts performing at the Cincinnati festival in historic Over-The-Rhine this September. Single day tickets will go on sale this Monday, August 15 at 11:00 am. Three day passes are still available for purchase now but will no longer be available when single day tickets go on sale. Friday, September 23 acts include: Future Islands, Tokyo Police Club, Antibalas, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Into It. Over It., Lau, Cereus Bright, … [Read more...] about CINCINNATI’S MIDPOINT MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Dayton Art Institute is seeking community volunteers as it prepares for its 45th annual Oktoberfest, taking place September 23-25. The Dayton Art Institute needs volunteers to assist with a variety of roles throughout the three-day festival. Oktoberfest is the museum’s largest annual fundraiser, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of more than 2,000 volunteers each year. “Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Oktoberfest, and we truly appreciate the many hours of time they donate to help support the museum,” said Oktoberfest Chairs Dave Seyer and Keith Wyatt. “We are … [Read more...] about DAI Looking For Volunteers for Oktoberfest, Sept. 23-25
The Chicago Bean. The New York LOVE sign. Giant lawn birdies in Kansas City. UpDayton and the K12 Gallery for Young People & TEJAS invite artists to submit proposals for a new Dayton icon. This is a 2016 UpDayton Summit winning project. We are seeking creative thinkers to submit designs for an Instagram-worthy public sculpture that will attract locals and visitors alike. UpDayton and K12 will work with the selected artist(s) to assemble a team to construct the winning design(s). SUBMISSION CRITERIA: Eligibility: Open to both amateur and professional artists who reside in or have … [Read more...] about Got An Idea For a Great Dayton Icon?
YWCA Dayton has announced that nominations are open for its 2017 Women of Influence (WOI) Awards. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the award; honorees will be recognized during an awards luncheon March 9, 2017. With an average attendance of 800, it is the single largest daytime nonprofit event in Dayton. Since 1998, the YWCA Dayton WOI Awards have recognized and honored the most influential women in the Dayton area, women who have made a difference in our community through their dedication to the YWCA mission of empowering women, eliminating racism and promoting peace, justice, … [Read more...] about Nominate A Women of Influence