On Wednesday, begin the St. Patty’s festivities a little early by attending the Irish Beer Tasting at Heathers Coffee & Café. Or, find out how to make it A Gluten-Free St. Patrick’s Day at the Dorothy Lane Market School of Cooking. Thinking about starting your own business? Head to The Entrepreneurs Center for their New Business Information Session, which is a FREE practical seminar to help answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. At Sinclair, attend The 5 Things You Need to Know About Excel. Even though I’m an Excel nerd, there are still so many things I have yet to discover about it! Over at The Neon, attend the Free Screening of RIZE, a movie about “krump” dance. Or, if you like inside information, head to Wiley’s for their Dirty Little Secret.
On St. Patty’s Day, start your day off before work at The Dublin Pub for The Official St Patrick’s Day Itinerary. Or, head to one of the Irish bars in the area, such as Flanagan’s Pub, Harrigan’s Tavern, or Harrigan’s Tavern – South for their super fun St. Patty’s Day Celebrations! Over at Spinoza’s, attend the Drinkin’ of the Irish Beer and eatin’ of the Corned Beef & Cabbage…Pizza. For those of you who like scary movies, attend the DAI Movie Night: Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’. Sorry, I’m not in that flock! And if you are into finances (or perhaps you should be), make your way to Books & Co. as Financial Guru Suze Orman will be there!
On Friday, attend the Fling in the Springs, in which there will be several art openings, a “laughter therapist” (I’m all about it but that person probably hasn’t heard my jokes!), live music, and raffles in Yellow Springs. If you follow the “no meat” on Fridays during Lent rule, attend the All-You-Can-Eat Fish Dinner at Romer’s Bar & Grill or the All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry at Yankee Trace Golf Club. Remain in the Irish spirit with ‘The Celtic Tenors: Dublin to Dayton’ at the Schuster Center. Over at the University of Dayton’s Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, attend the UD Dance Ensemble Spring Concert. There will be more opportunities to see dance at Bellbrook High School as The Miami Valley Dance Company presents…Cinderella Ballet. Beyonce talked about being bootylicious, but at Town Hall Theatre, you will be able to see Pinkalicious, The Musical. And in other theater news, you will be able to see Beyond Therapy at Dayton Playhouse, Mid-Life, The Crisis Musical at Beavercreek Community Theatre, or The Drowsy Chaperone at Victoria Theatre.
On Saturday, get your heart rate up by attending the ‘Spring Has Sprung’ Healthy Families 5K Run/Walk at the Greene County Combined Health District or the Harrigan’s St. Patrick’s Day 5k Charity Run. Feeling in the mood for a little art? Attend Sound Bites: Short Talks about Art at the Dayton Art Institute. All you history buffs should plan to attend The War Nobody Knows, at the Dayton Metro Library’s Kettering-Moraine Branch. Over at Bellbrook High School, attend the Spring Gala – Cinderella & Repertory Pieces. You will be able to catch the UD Dance Ensemble Spring Concert at their Kennedy Union Boll Theatre. Some theater options include The Drowsy Chaperone at Victoria Theatre, Pinkalicious, The Musical at Town Hall Theatre, Beyond Therapy at Dayton Playhouse, or Mid-Life, The Crisis Musicalat Beavercreek Community Theatre. Head to Stivers School for the Arts for Rise Up & Dance, presented by Cityfolk. Support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley by attending the Doors of Compassion Event, where there will be amazing food prepared by the area’s most elite chefs! And finally, enjoy live music at the Schuster Center with The Celtic Tenors: From Dublin to Dayton.
On Sunday, skip making breakfast and attend the Glen Helen Association’s 36th Annual Pancake Breakfast. Receive a FREE Italian Ice at Rita’s to celebrate the arrival of spring! At the Dayton Art Institute, check out their new exhibit, entitled Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection. Or, catch one of the many shows you missed earlier this week, including Beyond Therapy (Dayton Playhouse), The Drowsy Chaperone (Victoria Theatre), Mid-Life, The Crisis Musical (Beavercreek Community Theatre). And finally, if you enjoy a good laugh, head to Wiley’s for their Open Mic Night.
And now it’s time for the Dumb Joke of the Week. Drum roll please…
What is out on the lawn all summer and is Irish?
These are just a few best bets from the DMM Calendar. There are plenty more events listed there, so if you haven’t, I encourage you to check it out today! Also, if you have an event to share or promote, please submit it– it’s great marketing and better yet, it’s FREE! And finally, if you have a dumb joke to share, I’m all ears!
Have a great week Dayton!