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What's Great in Dayton: March 14 - 20, 2014


Today from 5:30 -7:30pm, The Dayton International Peace Museum is doing Hot Soups for a Cool Cause. Freshly made soups donated by some of Dayton's finest restaurants, salad, breads, desserts and beverages. It is at the Dayton Art Institute.

A Pig in a Poke Walk, is Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. Meet Aullwood's favorite nap takers, the pigs. Learn how pigs are taken care of and help feed them their evening meal. Discover how to pet a pig. After the walk make a small pig craft and take home some pork recipes. You'll leave with a hog-tacular experience!

The Dayton Gay Men's Chorus is presenting its annual Benefit….a Musicale: A Night at the Castro on Saturday. This is a direct reference to something coming to our glorious city in June 2014, an original oratorio; co-commissioned by the chorus by Tony nominated composer Andrew Lippa titled "I am Harvey Milk."

The Dayton Philharmonic Youth Strings will present their annual Spring Concert on Sunday, at 7:00 pm in the magnificent auditorium at the Dayton Masonic Center. This season the Youth Strings comprises 68 students in grades six through twelve, the largest in its history, from 30 area schools.

WYSO and filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar have kicked off season two of ReInvention Stories. Now every Wednesday morning, a new ReInvention radio story will air on WYSO. This week faced with discrimination and ethnic cleansing in Russia, a man and thousands of Ahiska Turks took refuge in the United States. They've made a home for themselves in Old North Dayton. Hear the story here.

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Charlie, It’s Great In Dayton, Campbell