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National Road Exhibit-Vandalia Historical Society

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
The Historical Society of Vandalia-Butler will have a display of photographs of National Road from 1838-1959 on display in the Opportunity Space. Any Open hours. 
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Artist-In-Residence Quilts of Valor Foundation

Friday, May 31, 2019
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
The Quilts of Valor Foundation Group will be in the Opportunity Space creating quilts to cover service members and veterans touched by war.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch them work
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Lost Dayton, OH

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Local writer and academic librarian Andrew Walsh talks about his book Lost Dayton, OH.  Walsh shares stories and photos of sites that helped make Dayton a center of innovation, now lost to history. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing.  
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Let Ohio Women Vote!

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Dayton women have arduously worked towards gaining the right to vote, since the year 1869. Over 50 years of activism was finally successful when Ohio voted in favor of the 19th Amendment in 1919. One woman in particular, Electra Collins Doren, the Librarian, saved the important records of Dayton’s Woman’s Suffrage Association for the future. They are housed in the Main Library. Come hear the story.
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After School Meetup

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Catch-up and collaborate with friends, play games, discuss fandoms, make crafts, and get homework help.  Snacks provided. For Grades 7 - 12.
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Crafternoon

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Stop in after school for some crafting and creating!
For Teens
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all age
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Afternoon Book Club

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks, and fun as we discuss an engaging book.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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Anime Club

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Come and enjoy the anime fandom, along with oversea snacks and other anime fans!  For Grades 7 - 12.
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Registration is open

Protect Your Financial Health

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Investment fraud can be financially devastating, especially for seniors. A representative from the Ohio Division of Securities will provide an overview of the elements of securities fraud - a felony crime in Ohio - as well as information on the resources available to help protect seniors from becoming victims. Attendees will learn the basics of Ohio's securities laws and how to spot and prevent potential investment fraud. 
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all ages.
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all age
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all ages.
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all age
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Registration begins 5/1/2019 at 8:00 AM

Get Cooking!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room

Learn simple cooking skills with easy flameless recipes and make your own tasty creations!


 Attendees should contact the library in advance with any dietary restrictions.

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Escape the Room! (Tween Edition)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
A tricky scenario awaits any clever enough to take on its challenge, with a small prize for those who escape!  For grades 3 - 6.
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all ages.
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all age
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all ages.
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Registration is open

Cosmic Cookie Decoration

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Put your artistic skills to work and come to the library to decorate some truly out of this world treats.
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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all age
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Crafternoon

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Stop in after school for some crafting and creating!  For Grades 7 - 12.
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Registration is open

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Get information about detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.
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Northwest U.S. Rockies By Rail

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room

The Northwest U.S. Rockies By Rail  -  Rich in beautiful scenery and diverse in plants and animals, the Northwest U.S. Rockies are a most interesting region for any naturalist to explore.  In July of 2006 Tom Hissong, Education Coordinator at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, led a National Audubon Society trip to the Northwest U.S. Rockies aboard the American Orient Express train.  In this program Tom will share beautiful color images and his impressions of the many special places that the train visited, including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Glacier National Park.

Tom Hissong has been an Interpretive Naturalist/Environmental Educator in Dayton area for nearly 41 years.  He retired from his position as Education Manager at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm in 2017.  Previously he worked with Five Rivers MetroParks and the Dayton Museum of Natural History.  Tom graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in Environmental Education/Field Biology in 1976.  He is well known throughout the Dayton area for his expertise in ornithology and bird watching, and for his enthusiasm in teaching classes on natural history topics to all ages.


 


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Quilts of Valor Foundation Demonstration

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilts.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation was established in 2003 by the mother of a young soldier deployed to Iraq.  The group gives voluntarily-made quilts to US service people who have been deployed to wars across the globe. For all ages.
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