News & Events Calendar


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The week's events

  • August 10, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 11, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 12, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 13, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 14, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 15, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

  • August 16, 2014

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    Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
    Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

    The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

    BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

    Treat yourself this month, and help support BE FREE*. On August 16th-17th there will be stylists and barbers doing haircuts for men, women and children, as well as nail technicians, people giving makeovers, chair massages, and much more. All for a suggested donation to benefit BE FREE!

    Hair Stylist * Barbers * Masseuses * Nail Technicians * Cosmetic Specialists
    *BE FREE Dayton is a non-profit organization located in Dayton, Ohio. We seek to abolish and prevent sex trafficking in Dayton and the Miami Valley. Since sex trafficking operates within three primary cycles: before, during, and after, BE FREE Dayton created unique programs and activities for each cycle specific to our community. GET INVOLVED http://befreedayton.org/

    Spa Days hosted by Be Free Dayton

    Category: GeneralFairborn Sweet Corn Festival

    It really doesn't get better than a Sweet Corn Festival!

    The Annual Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival will be held at Community Park.

    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.
    The children can look forward to pony rides, train rides, and the Big Bounce. Everyone can enjoy the 1840's Pioneer Village with candle making, silversmithing, blacksmithing, stockades and black powder gun demonstrations.
    There will be free entertainment both days in the festival area. Parking and admission are also free.

    Hope to see you there!

    Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival

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  • General