Dayton Free Weekend Events: July 20-22, 2012

Here are some Free Events that you can check out this weekend.  Don't forget to check the Savings Lifestyle Dayton Calendar during the week as well!

Friday, July 20

Yellow Springs: Cirque Carnival Experience @3pm-10pm

Come out to Yellow Springs and enjoy the Cirque Carnival.  There will be dance, fire, aerial acrobats, music along with a Kids area.  Zoot Theatre will be roaming around with their large puppets.

While you are there you can view the galleries, do some shopping and grab a bite to eat.

Saturday, July 21

Air Force Family Day: Newton in Space @9am-3pm

Come celebrate the anniversaries of space exploration during Family Day. There will be hands-on activities and demonstrations along with a family story time.  You can even make and launch a paper Saturn V Rocket. You can check out the full schedule here.

IMAX will be offering a discount on the showing of Hubble.  Adult tickets will be $6, Kids will be $4.50.

Hills & Dales MetroPark: Try Hiking @9am-11am

Come out and try hiking in one of the Metroparks that we have to offer in Dayton.  Volunteers will be at the trail head providing park information, a short orientation on the trails and to answer any questions that you may have before you head out.

You can participate in a group led hike by visiting

Huffman MetroPark: A Forest Full of Trees @10a-11am

Come out and play detective to find clues of the plants and animals that call this Metropark home.  It is a Passport to Nature and will be fun for kids of all ages.

Please register, however, walk-ins are welcome.

Riverscape MetroPark: Zumba in the Park @10am-11am

Zumba is all the rage so why not come out to the pavilion at Riverscape for a great workout for all ages. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring plenty of water.  Carmela Douglass is a certified personal instructor and will be your instructor for this exercise party.

Michael's Passport to Imagination: Chile @1pm-4pm

Come out to make an Chilian inspired craft that looks like a cat.  It is recommended for kids ages 3 and up.

Riverscape MetroPark: 92.1 Summer Nights @7:30pm-9:30pm

DJs from 92.1 WROU will be playing R&B Music under the Pavilion.  Bring your chairs and enjoy some free music and this event will be weather dependent.

Sunday, July 22

Sugarcreek MetroPark: Butterfly Safari @2pm-3:30pm

Come out and learn the butterfly life cycle along with their importance to the ecology of Dayton.  Butterflies are beautiful and fun to watch as they pollinate the flowers around us.

Hauer Music: 75th Birthday Celebration @1pm-6pm

Come out to Hauer Music for their 75th Birthday!  There will be music, food, birthday cake and more.  The event will be held at S. Patterson between 4th and 5th Street.

For More Free Events, Check out the Dayton Savings Calendar!

by Savings Lifestyle: Andrea on July 20, 2012

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