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Dayton Heritage Festival May 24

On Sunday, May 24 at Carillon Park, The Dayton Heritage Festival will be a Memorial Day weekend to remember, with an old-fashioned patriotic celebration! Come early to enjoy the park’s exhibit buildings, special activities, and local artisan booths before grabbing a seat on the Town Greene for special entertainment by some of Dayton’s finest local performers!

Visit the Park’s 25 historical buildings, interact with costumed interpreters, and participate in special demonstrations and hands-on activities. It’s a great way to learn about the area’s history and heritage. For Sunday, May 24 ONLY – admission to the Park is FREE (a $2 parking fee applies). Gates open at 11:00 a.m.

Other festival activities include:

Old-fashioned midway carnival games, make-and-take crafts for kids (fee applies)

Local artisan and craft vendors

Live Dixieland jazz from the Classic Jazz Stompers and strolling barbershop quartets

Train rides (fee applies)

Americana-style food and beverage for sale (No carried-in food and beverages, please)

Guests are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for main stage entertainment beginning with Rhythm in Shoes and Shoes2 at 4:00 p.m. Feature performance by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra begins at 5:00 p.m. An evening of bluesy rock follows when the Eric Jerardi Band takes the stage at 8:00 p.m. So for good seating it is best toget there early!

For more information call 937-293-2841 or visit

Farewell reception for OHS Principal June 3

The Oakwood City Schools will host a farewell reception honoring Joseph R. Boyle, Oakwood High School principal, on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. in the OHS/OJHS teacher workroom.

Community members, parents, faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Board of Education in thanking Mr. Boyle for is 11 years of service to the Oakwood community.


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