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What's Great In Dayton: July 19 - 25, 2019

Levitt Pavillion Dayton is hosting a family movie night and sing along on Sunday.
Levitt Pavillion Dayton is hosting a family movie night and sing along on Sunday.

Trivia Night at the Dayton Art Institute is in conjunction with their special exhibition Our Century: Dayton Area Collects and is hosted by one of The Rubi Girls. It’s tonight at the DAI from 5:30 to 8pm.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, go to the Armstrong Air Space Museum. This is in Wapakoneta which is hometown of the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong. Enjoy presentations from astronauts, exhibits from NASA, science demonstrations, and so much more today, Saturday and Sunday. Check it out at: ohiohistory.org/armstrong-air-and-space

The Cool Films are back and this weekend it is Robert Redford Weekend. Go to

The New Old-Fashioned headline Xenia Lives, a street party to benefit Xenia Downtown Revitalization. This is a street party and features food, vendors, beer and music with headlining Xenia-based band, The New Old-Fashioned. There is also a number of other great regional roots and Americana artists. It’s Saturday, 2 to 9pm

There’s an outdoor family movie night of The Greatest Showman. It’s a sing along on Sunday, 8pm at the in downtown Dayton. Just bring a chair!

StoryCorps is partnering with WYSO to record, preserve, and share the stories of Miami Valley veterans and their families This provides a platform for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening. This is from July 30 to August 8.

Need a snack or cup of coffee while visiting the downtown Dayton Metro Library? A new café has opened! Coffee Hub at the Library’s Third Street entrance is now there Monday through Saturday, 8am to 6pm.

Gotta go….

Charlie, It’s Great In Dayton, Campbell 

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Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.