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What's Great In Dayton: September 28 - October 4, 2018

Blues musician Guy Davis will perform this weekend at the Troy-Haner Cultural Center.
Joseph A. Rosen
Blues musician Guy Davis will perform this weekend at the Troy-Haner Cultural Center.

Celebrate the beginning of the fall season and learning about the force that causes falling - gravity. Activities and demonstrations take place and allow everyone to experience the concept of gravity in a variety of situations. This is at , on Saturday, 9am to 3pm.

Guy Davis first learned about the blues from his Georgia-born grandparents whose stories made an impression on him in his youth. He taught himself to play the guitar and banjo and his view of the blues is broad including some ragtime and some fife and drum. He brings the blues to the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center on Saturday, at 7:30pm. While there is no cost, the capacity is limited so get there early.

Love Novels? Enjoy PBS? Join up for a GREAT AMERICAN READ WATCH PARTY! Award-winning horror writer Tim Waggoner hosts this Great American Read Watch Party on Monday, 5:30 to 7pm in the . Join up for an advance screening of the Villains and Monsters episode, have refreshments and maybe even win a door prize!

Activated Spaces is now accepting applications for the Activated Office project. This new program focuses on refreshing empty office space and providing entrepreneurs an opportunity to test out downtown as their business address. The application deadline is Friday, October 12th.

Rustic and secluded, but comfortable and within easy reach of Yellow Springs, Dayton, and Springfield, Camp Greene sits atop a slope overlooking the Little Miami River. This former Girl Scout Camp, now part of Glen Helen, is home to a 1920s lodge with a host of recent improvements and is available to rent.

Five Rivers MetroParks needs some volunteers for the big, family-friendly recreation event at Eastwood MetroPark next weekend. They need volunteers in a variety of roles, ages 14 and up, with shifts as little as 3 hours. Volunteers receive a t-shirt and hospitality. Anyone interested can learn more and signup online.

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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.