Check out our family-friendly Top 5 Things To Do in Dayton this Weekend!
Location: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Date: Saturday, August 17, 10 am- 4 pm
The Boonshoft Museum is committed to providing the greater Dayton community with science-focused programming and fun for the entire family. Each year, the Museum will host four dates that will offer FREE admission from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. These special learning days include access to our Special Exhibitions, Space Theater Shows (limited seating available), and public programming.
Location: Carriage Hill Farm & MetroPark
Date: Saturday, August 17, 8:30 am
Join a farm staff member to experience a typical work day for a farm hand. Participants will help with feeding animals, gathering eggs, and a variety of other historic chores. Meet at the front gate of the farm.Registration required. Age: 8Y-12Y. $5.
Location: ABC Pediatric Therapy
Date: Saturday, August 17, 10- 11 am
YOU’RE INVITED! Yes that’s right! On August 17th we’re opening our doors for a morning playdate at out Miamisburg location. Bring your kids ages 0-5 for a fun morning at ABC. We will also be offering free screenings! Admission is free upon RSVP. Please RSVP via email to [email protected]
Location: Fairborn Community Park
Date: August 17-18
This is a family-oriented event. There will be approximately 180 handmade arts and crafts booths and food vendors. You can enjoy the favorites such as steamed cooked sweet corn, pork chop sandwiches, and fresh cut watermelon. There will be art and crafts for everyone including candles, wood items, jewelry, watercolor and oil paintings, and much more. All day both days, there are activities for children including a train ride, pony rides, and the Big Bounce. There will be free entertainment both days in the festival area. Parking and admission are also free.
Location: Dayton Metro Library Main Branch
Date: August 17- September 15
Blast off into fun as Mr. Molecule explores the basic concepts of space – from molecules to the Milky Way, from gravity to galaxies! Launching from Spaceship Earth, you’ll zoom into the universe where you’ll meet Space Rat, an oversize Mousetronaut puppet, who tells the story of Neil Armstrong, the first human being to walk on the moon. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that parents will love, Mr. Molecule’s Big Blast of Space is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts of astronomy to even the youngest summer readers. After all, it’s never too early to become a rocket scientist!