A unique bicycle ride where your ability to eat donuts is just as important as riding your bike.
Sunday, September 10 at 4 pm in our Peacebuilder Walk and Village as we promote peace literacy, unite our community, support local Peacebuilder organizations, and celebrate heroes who make a safer and more peaceful world.
You can choose to join an existing team, start your own team, or register as an individual. You will have the option to have your own webpage that you can personalize to honor your Peacebuilder organization. You can also sign up online to have a booth for your organization in the Peacebuilder Village.
Is not owning a mountain bike keeping you from trying it? If so, then come out to MoMBA and borrow one of our bikes to ride, free, for a lap or two. Bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Toddler to adult sizes available.
A kickball tournament fundraiser, Kickin’ it with Luke, will take place September 16, 2017. The tournament will be held at Dayton Area Rugby Club Grounds, 620 Shiloh Rd, Dayton, OH 45415, and benefit Brigid’s Path, a local nonprofit which provides inpatient medical care for drug-exposed newborns, non-judgmental support for mothers, and education services to improve family outcomes.
The tournament will be held in memory of 29-year-old Lucas Stoddard, a Dayton native. Luke was always energetic and active, and grew up playing basketball and soccer. When he was a teenager, he suffered a sports injury and was prescribed pain medication that led to a long struggle with addiction. Luke actively and passionately battled the addiction in a struggle to stay drug free, with the support of his family and closest friends.
Luke’s death brought an awareness to his friends and family that people all over our city and country are gaining: that there is no one face of addiction. That it does not discriminate, but instead can be your loved one or neighbor just as easily as the person across town.
“Addiction was just a tiny part of the life that Luke lived, and doesn’t define him or his legacy,” said Melanie Wagner, tournament organizer. “He always loved kids, and was perpetually the fun cousin, uncle and life of the party. I know he would be proud to support the life-changing work of Brigid’s Path, and the babies and mothers that they assist.”
Teams of 10 or more can register at https://kickinitwithluke.com/. Spectators are invited to attend at no cost and participate in backyard games such as cornhole, giant Connect Four, and Kan Jam. A raffle will take place at the tournament. If you are interested in donating a prize, please contact Kimber Altick at (937) 367-4830 or email [email protected]. Individuals not participating in the tournament can make donations in Luke’s memory directly to Brigid’s Path at https://brigidspath.org/donate-new/.
Mr. Bish was born near Carroll County, Maryland and hails from one of the old families of that state, founded in America by his great grand-father. Noah decided after his early school years to move to the Montgomery County area where he was employed on a farm for three seasons. He married Sarah C. Clemmer on November 11, 1869 and had three children: George William, Susan Adie and Ray Clemmer.
A year following his marriage, Mr. Bish purchased forty acres of land in Perry Township, there carrying on general farming from 1870 until 1884. He then went to Dayton and invested in a stock of groceries, opening a store. From the beginning he prospered in his commercial pursuits and developed a successful store with a large patronage. Admitting his son to a partnership, the business was continued under the name N.T. Bish & Son.
Noah T. Bish died on October 5, 1922 at the age of 79. He is located in Section 101 Lot 2533.
Woodland Cemetery, founded in 1841, is one of the nation’s five oldest rural garden cemeteries and a unique cultural, botanical and educational resource in the heart of Dayton, Ohio as you will see as you read through this new MostMetro.com series. Visit the cemetery and arboretum and take one of the many tours Woodland offers free of charge. Most of Dayton’s aviation heroes, inventors and business barons are buried at Woodland.
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 118 Woodland Avenue off of Brown Street near the UD Campus. The Woodland Office is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm. The Cemetery and Arboretum are open daily from 8 am to 6 pm. The Mausoleum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, call 937-228-3221 or visit the Woodland website.
Kick off Dayton Beer Week in style at Dayton Beer Company for 3rd Annual Tomfoolery Dayton Beer Miler. The course, which you’ll complete four times, is approximately 1/4 of a mile. On each loop, you’ll be offered a Dayton Beer Company Beer. At the finish, join us for an after party featuring music, food truck, and tasty local brews.
Stressed? Seeking some peace of mind? Aren’t we all! It’s not as complicated as we tend to imagine. Self care, through movement and meditation, can dramatically improve our ability to cope with an increasingly stressful world.
Lots of folks are unaware that we have a wonderful resource nestled right here in the Miami Valley! The Natural Path Meditation Center, a non-denominational center that teaches a heart-based form of meditation called Heartfulness, is located in Beavercreek, conveniently close to both Fairfield and I-35 (directions below).
This weekend the Center is hosting their 2nd Annual HeartFest event. It’s a FREE & fun wellness festival, with workshops and vendors for all ages! Organizers hope that by offering tools for self care and inner peace, people will be able to live a more balanced life. How wonderful would that be for our community?
Curious about meditation, yoga, and wellness? Looking for ways to cope with stress? Seeking inner peace? Something to do with the kids? All of the above? Then this is sure to be a wonderful day you won’t want to miss!
- Heartfulness Meditation sessions all day
- Kids Tent with Activities for all ages
- Variety of Wellness Speakers & Vendors
- Movement Tent offering yoga, qigong, & Melt classes + Music!
- Food Trucks (Shakery Juice Bar, Harvest Mobile Cuisine, and Bella Sorella Pizza!)
- For the full schedule of events, click here.
How to go?
- 10am – 5pm on Saturday August 19, 2017.
- Free admission!
- Parking at St. Luke’s Parking Lot. For directions click here.
You can meet our World Class Teaching Professionals from all around the world! This class is offered to any players who are not currently enrolled in a program at KTC Quail. All ages are welcome!
Canoegrass is a playing in the river, laughing your ass off kind of bluegrass festival and campout. The banks of the Great Miami River will come alive with the best entertainers in the region.
This isn’t your ordinary festival. Get ready to get wet, wild and stomp your feet and splash your friends all weekend long. The best seat in the house just may be from a canoe or tube!
The 5th annual 5k for Kelli run/walk is happening this Saturday, August 5th, 2017, which honors and supports women with breast cancer, and to remember those who lost the fight. This is a super fun event for the whole family. It is a 3.1 mile out and back course that begins and ends at Wegerzyn Gardens and winds along the beautiful Stillwater River.
This race is in memory of Kelli James who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2006, and is organized by her two loving sisters. Kelli loved fairies so participants are encouraged to wear tutus, wings, and flower crowns. No fairy gear? No problem! Handmade gear is available at the merchandise tent. They will also offer free fairy face painting from our friends at Princeton Management and free colored hair spraying from Great Clips.
When: Saturday August 5th– Onsite registration starts at 7:30 am. Race starts at 9 am.