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What's Great In Dayton: February 28 - March 5, 2020

Harriet Tubman: Straight Up: Outta the Underground is at Dayton Metro Library this weekend.
Harriet Tubman: Straight Up: Outta the Underground is at Dayton Metro Library this weekend.

Set a classic children’s tale to Rossini’s sparkling music and what do you get? Cenerentola: Cinderella or Goodness Triumphant. Everyone needs a happy ending once in a while and its composer knew from the start that he had a winner on his hands. This is at the Schuster, tonight at 8pm.

CAT VIDEO FEST 2020 is a compilation of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and of course, classic internet powerhouses. 10% of each ticket goes to The Humane Society of Greater Dayton. It's a family friendly event at the Neon on Saturday and Sunday at Noon.

Harriet Tubman: Straight Up: Outta the Underground. In this powerful family program you learn about how she gained her own freedom from slavery and traveled from North to South over 19 times to free more than 300 others. This is at the Dayton Metro Library in downtown Dayton on Saturday at 2pm.

The US Census Bureau is now hiring thousands of people to help with the 2020 Census. The 2020 count will be crucial to our area in many ways and we’ll need everyone’s help to ensure an accurate count for Dayton and the surrounding region. As a sidebar, I have applied for this job, have been fingerprinted and they are now doing a background check. To apply for this job go to: 2020census.gov

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are planning the 2020 Fall Program. If you are interested in proposing a fall program seminar you have until March 13 to send your information…and the place to go is udayton.edu/continuing_education

Have you read a book you think fits the Dayton Literary Peace Prize criteria? They are announcing their Call for Submissions so let them know.

Gotta go….
Charlie, It’s Great In Dayton Campbell

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.