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Wapakoneta welcomes home Neil Armstrong after moon landing
 Wapakoneta held its breath along with the rest of the world as native son Neil Armstrong guided a lunar module to the surface of the moon. Auglaize Street, the main thoroughfare through town, was nearly deserted on June 20, 1969 as folks gathered around their television sets to watch Armstrong — and later Buzz Aldrin — climb out...

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Wapakoneta held its breath along with the rest of the world as native son Neil Armstrong guided a lunar module to the surface of the moon. Auglaize Street, the main thoroughfare through town, was nearly deserted on June 20, 1969 as folks gathered around their television sets to watch Armstrong — and later Buzz Aldrin — climb out...
Daytonian of the Week: April Alford creating welcoming homes to treat everyone with dignity
 April Alford would like everyone to feel at home.  Two years ago, Alford founded Welcome Home Dayton, an organization designed to furnish and decorate homes for people transitioning from homelessness.  Welcome Home Dayton, which recently received 501c3 status, grew out of her own experience as a child living without a home. ...

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April Alford would like everyone to feel at home.  Two years ago, Alford founded Welcome Home Dayton, an organization designed to furnish and decorate homes for people transitioning from homelessness.  Welcome Home Dayton, which recently received 501c3 status, grew out of her own experience as a child living without a home. ...
Lift off! Kids can rocket into Apollo 11 celebration at Boonshoft Museum
 The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery has a day of special programs planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.  Guests can experience a day of space exploration Saturday, July 20, with the help of the museum’s Discovery Astronomy Department and take part in rocket demonstrations and gravity experiments.  Learning...

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The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery has a day of special programs planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.  Guests can experience a day of space exploration Saturday, July 20, with the help of the museum’s Discovery Astronomy Department and take part in rocket demonstrations and gravity experiments.  Learning...
Apollo 11: Armstrong Air & Space Museum celebrates historic moon landing
 There’s no better place to discover space and learn more about the first man to walk on the moon than the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. >> Read more trending news  Located in Neil Armstrong’s hometown of Wapakoneta, just an hour north of Dayton, the museum chronicles the astronaut’s life and Ohio&rsquo...

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There’s no better place to discover space and learn more about the first man to walk on the moon than the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. >> Read more trending news  Located in Neil Armstrong’s hometown of Wapakoneta, just an hour north of Dayton, the museum chronicles the astronaut’s life and Ohio&rsquo...
WORTH THE DRIVE: Relive the moon landing with one-day-only screening on Omnimax screen
 Experience the historic moon landing with a special one-day showing of “Apollo 11: First Steps Edition,” a film created for Omnimax theaters.  The Cincinnati Museum Center will screen the film hourly on Saturday, July 20, the 50th anniversary of the event.  The film, which documents the remarkable achievement of...

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Experience the historic moon landing with a special one-day showing of “Apollo 11: First Steps Edition,” a film created for Omnimax theaters.  The Cincinnati Museum Center will screen the film hourly on Saturday, July 20, the 50th anniversary of the event.  The film, which documents the remarkable achievement of...
Something’s brewing at the Dayton Metro Library — a new coffee and bakery cafe 
 The main branch of the Dayton Metro Library has a new tenant serving up coffee and more.  Coffee Hub, a Xenia-based business, is now open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 215 E. Third St. in downtown Dayton.  Coffee Hub features coffee, soda, snacks, pastries, sandwiches and box lunches, according...

Posted: 8 days ago

The main branch of the Dayton Metro Library has a new tenant serving up coffee and more.  Coffee Hub, a Xenia-based business, is now open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 215 E. Third St. in downtown Dayton.  Coffee Hub features coffee, soda, snacks, pastries, sandwiches and box lunches, according...
Chalk art is popping up in secret locations, and Kettering has the clues to find it
 Each week Kettering is creating a new work of art in a secret location — and you only get one clue to figure out where it is.  Chalk It Up to Play is a free summer contest designed to help the community discover Kettering Parks.  Each week for 10 weeks, Tiffany Kelly, a chalk artist with Chalk N’ Awe, creates a colorful...

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Each week Kettering is creating a new work of art in a secret location — and you only get one clue to figure out where it is.  Chalk It Up to Play is a free summer contest designed to help the community discover Kettering Parks.  Each week for 10 weeks, Tiffany Kelly, a chalk artist with Chalk N’ Awe, creates a colorful...
Real Change Dayton challenges community to aid children in need
 Real Change Dayton — the campaign launched in June 2017 to encourage people to donate to nonprofits rather than panhandlers — is bringing back the Real Change Challenge now through Friday. This week, the Real Change Challenge will collect items for Homefull's newly remodeled Child Life Center, helping it feel more...

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Real Change Dayton — the campaign launched in June 2017 to encourage people to donate to nonprofits rather than panhandlers — is bringing back the Real Change Challenge now through Friday. This week, the Real Change Challenge will collect items for Homefull's newly remodeled Child Life Center, helping it feel more...
Think pink! Rosé is the theme for a new summer festival
 A new rosé-themed summer event will have Daytonians thinking pink.  Rosé All DAYton, a picnic-style festival, will be held at Patterson Homestead, 1815 Brown St., Saturday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Rosé is fresh and new and trendy,”  which helped inspire the inaugural event with planning help...

Posted: 10 days ago

A new rosé-themed summer event will have Daytonians thinking pink.  Rosé All DAYton, a picnic-style festival, will be held at Patterson Homestead, 1815 Brown St., Saturday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Rosé is fresh and new and trendy,”  which helped inspire the inaugural event with planning help...
Events commemorate 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing
 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, communities and organizations across the region are celebrating the historic moment. Here are some of the special events near Dayton planned in honor of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Wapakoneta, hometown to Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, is kicking...

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, communities and organizations across the region are celebrating the historic moment. Here are some of the special events near Dayton planned in honor of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Wapakoneta, hometown to Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, is kicking...
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