5 local things to know Tuesday

A makeshift memorial for Harambe was building Sunday May 29, 2016 around a bronze statue of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (Contributed)
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A makeshift memorial for Harambe was building Sunday May 29, 2016 around a bronze statue of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (Contributed)

The spotlight still seems to be on the gorilla named Harambe that was killed after a 4-year-old boy fell into its enclosure. On Monday a vigil was held in the gorilla's honor, zoo officials held a press conference, a trending hashtag was created and a petition regarding the incident was launched. You can find the most updated information here.

2. UFO spotted near WPAFB?

A video surfaced on YouTube Saturday of an object that appears to be floating in the sky somewhere around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The video has garnered over 350,000 views since it was posted.

YouTube video has users questioning object seen near WPAFB. Contributed photo from YouTube
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YouTube video has users questioning object seen near WPAFB. Contributed photo from YouTube

3. Butler County loses sheriff’s horse

A Butler County sheriff’s horse tethered to a trailer after the Memorial Day parade somehow became loose, according to West Chester Twp. and Butler County sheriff’s officials. The horse was able to travel about two to three miles away.

4. Motorcycle pursuit ends in crash

A deputy in Miami County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop for suspicion of drunk driving that turned into a 10 to 12 minute pursuit. The motorcyclist later crashed in the area of State Route 48 and Russia Versailles Road in Shelby County.

Steve Baker/Staff
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Steve Baker/Staff

5. 3 things to do in Dayton today

Volunteer at Antioch Farm

Antioch College/Farm students are shown working with seeds: buckwheat, arugula, calendula and coriander, among others. Pictured, from left to right, are Jack Hassler, Anthea Van Geloven and Keegan Smith-Nicols. CONTRIBUTED
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Antioch College/Farm students are shown working with seeds: buckwheat, arugula, calendula and coriander, among others. Pictured, from left to right, are Jack Hassler, Anthea Van Geloven and Keegan Smith-Nicols. CONTRIBUTED

Tomorrow, 6:00 p.m. at the Antioch Farm, all ages and skills are welcome to work with Antioch students and other community members to learn and lend a helping hand. For more information, you can call (937) 477-8654.

First Annual Airstream Fine Art Invitational

“Brooklyn Tablueau” by Scott Lloyd Anderson of Minneapolis, Minn. CONTRIBUTED
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“Brooklyn Tablueau” by Scott Lloyd Anderson of Minneapolis, Minn. CONTRIBUTED

Twenty six artist from across the country will be showing their Airstream, or travel-related art in the Service Center Lobby starting today and lasting until June 4. The cost is free and you can catch this event daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Musician’s Co-Op at Riff Raff

Musicians Co-Op features songwriters from the tri-state and has been housed at Canal for 34 years. Today’s event has been temporarily moved to Riff Raff at 8:00 p.m. No cover charge.