Volunteer Birdwatchers Needed to Help Prevent Bird – Plane Collisions

Aullwood staff, Tom Hissong and Robert Shelly collect bird data at the Dayton Airport

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm and the Dayton International Airport, with the support of the US Department of Agriculture, have created a unique partnership to study the planting of tallgrass prairie and monoculture switchgrass near the airfield along with the usual practice of mowing turf and planting crops.



The Dayton Horse Show Is In Town!

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The show boasts over 140 years of showmanship. The Dayton Horse Show's beneficiary is The Therapeutic Riding Institute (TRI) located in Springboro.



Sláinte: United Irish of Dayton’s Celtic Fest comes to Riverscape

Kim Metter, volunteer at the Dayton Celtic Fest.

Head downtown this weekend for Irish music, cuisine, and culture! The fourteenth annual Dayton Celtic Festival will be taking over Riverscape July 24th - 26th.



$1 Admission at Cincinnati Zoo Wednesday

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For the 10th year this event at the zoo highlights cultural dance and music, with a roving Mariachi band, circus performers, belly dancers, free face painting and more.



Now Taking Nominations for National Philanthropy Day

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This special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy – and those people active in the philanthropic community – have made to our lives and our community in the Greater Dayton Region.



Santa PUP Crawl in the Oregon District

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Meet adoptable furbabies looking for a 'Furever Home' on each venue’s patio! Feel free to bring your own four legged friends - on a leash of course (and please keep in mind that if you bring your furry friend, you will be restricted to the patio at each venue



Dayton Together – Initiative To Merge City & County Government

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Dayton's future is marked by two downward trends: payroll earnings and population growth. A new outlook is needed. By unifying, the combined populations of Dayton Together would equal Ohio's 2nd largest metro area, and it will become one of the 35 biggest markets in the USA—all while eliminating city vs. city competition.



You Can Own A Piece Of Library History

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Dayton Metro Library Foundation is auctioning pieces of the Library’s past to enhance its future. Furniture, file cabinets, card catalogs, tables, chairs and many other items are up for bid. All proceeds benefit the Dayton Metro Library Foundation, which in turn supports the Dayton Metro Library.



Pop-Up Program Expands To Offer Office Space

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The Activated Spaces team is launching this new initiative to attract start-ups and other small businesses that will add energy and vibrancy to downtown office buildings.



WYSO Wins National Reporting Awards

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Public radio station WYSO 91.3FM has won three national reporting awards from PRNDI, the Public Radio News Directors organization. WYSO took first place in the "Series – Small Newsroom" category for Rediscovered Radio by Jocelyn Robinson, WYSO’s Archives Fellow. Robinson came to WYSO through the station’s Community Voices training program and went on to develop a documentary series based on the station’s rich Civil Rights and social justice archives. Robinson's series was edited by freelance editor Katie Davis of Washington, DC, who's been working with WYSO since early 2014.  The award … [Read more...]