Take A Chocolate Making Class in Beavercreek

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Volunteer Opportunities For AleFest

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Putting on a beer festival that welcomes over 3000 guests takes hundreds of volunteers to pull off. AleFest, on Saturday August 23rd,  is now recruiting fellow beer enthusiasts to help make the 16th Annual AleFest at it's new location, Wegerzyn Gardens, a great one. There are many jobs available from helping out with the set up (formation of the beer areas, putting up of signs and banners, preparing glasses, cleaning, tidying), running of the festival (manning the beer/cider tables, looking after glasses, working the the admissions table, manning the silent auction) and also the tidying up … [Read more...]



Entrepreneurs- Deadline Extended For Activated Spaces

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Activated Spaces, an initiative to fill downtown storefronts, is accepting applications for temporary retail, service, and office businesses to open downtown this fall as part of the seventh phase of its Pop-up Project. The project matches business owners and entrepreneurs with downtown property owners who have first-floor storefront space available for occupancy. Interested retailers or office space seekers should fill out an application, which can be downloaded here:Pop-up-Project-RFP-Fall-2014, and email it to Jen Cadieux at cadieux@downtowndayton.org. The application deadline is 5 p.m. … [Read more...]



The Golden Lamb to Host 5 Course Warped Wing Beer Dinner

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One Stop Brick Shop- Lego Show Comes TO Caesar Creek Flea Market

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Looking to build some family fun this summer? Bring your LEGO loving little ones to enjoy a FREE LEGO Show at Caesar Creek Flea Market the weekend of July 26th and 27th!   Over 400 square feet of LEGO’s and 30 exhibit tables will be on display from regional groups such as the Michigan LEGO Club, Fred’s “One-Stop-Brick-Shop,” and the Ohio Youth Robotics and First LEGO League.   You and your family will enjoy the many colorful, creative, architectural displays of LEGO ingenuity!  From the simple to the complex – see how these nationally competitive clubs have taken thousands of  little … [Read more...]



Hawthorn Grill Features Japanese Menu This Week

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Konnichiwa! The Hawthorn Grill continues their trip around the world   and this week they'll be experiencing the best Japan has to offer!  Check out our menu below and come in for a classic bowl of ramen with homemade noodles, seared pork belly and slow poached eggs!  Chef  Candace Rinke says, "we're having a great time learning more about different cultures and hope you have an opportunity to come in and experience it with us!"   Japanese Week Specials Traditional Pork Buns           Homemade Steamed Buns, Crispy Pork Belly, Pickled Cucumber, Carrot & Onions, Hoisin … [Read more...]



Register Now For Tour De Dayton – It’s Free!

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Roll along Dayton’s bike friendly neighborhood streets, experiencing cultural and historical destinations that promote our growing healthy quality of life on the Tour De Dayton! This 4th  annual community biking event started with the purpose of helping Dayton become a more active bicycle friendly city while promoting the diverse neighborhoods, culture and proud history of Dayton. Explorer a new part of our wonderful city with a new route as we do each year and visit new great points of interest along the way discovering why Dayton Loves Cycling!  On Saturday August 16th from 9am-3pm, … [Read more...]



Boston Stoker Presents A Film About Coffee

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Summer Menu Blooms at Lily’s Bistro

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Summer is in full swing in Dayton and at Lily’s Bistro, located at 329 E. Fifth Street in Dayton’s Oregon District.  Lunch, brunch, dinner, wine, beer, and cocktail offerings have all changed to embrace summertime fare and the drinks that pair best with it.   Executive Chef Mariah Gahagan says “Summer might be my favorite season.  My approach to food is that when the ingredients are at their prime, you don’t really have to do that much to them.  We’ve done an unconventional approach to surf n’ turf on every menu since we opened in 2013.  I love this season’s version of seared … [Read more...]



Dayton Library To Commission Original Local Art

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“ReImagining Works” consists of 17 projects for the new libraries; original, commissioned interior and exterior artwork will be sought periodically for the next three years. The first project is underway at the Electra C. Doren branch. The ReImagining Works initiative continues with three simultaneous Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for three separate buildings. These RFPs are for Main Library (downtown), as well as the Miami Township and Northwest branches. All commissioned pieces will be conceived in response to an artwork held in the permanent collection of The Dayton Art Institute. The … [Read more...]