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Jun 22, '14

Category: GeneralDay Out With Thomas The Tank

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June 22, 2014N/A

Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas on the Whitewater Valley Railroad, an operating railroad museum in Connersville, Indiana.

What is Day Out With Thomas™?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine™ at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out With Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family and introduce a new generation to the timeless excitement of railroading.

Since Thomas the Tank Engine left the depot more than 60 years ago, this Really Useful Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of preschoolers and grownups worldwide. Based on The Railway Series of classic stories authored by a father who loved trains and wanted a shared experience with his son, Thomas & Friends™ is a rite of passage that inspires the imagination while teaching the life lessons of friendship, exploration and cooperation.

What are the appropriate ages for Day Out With Thomas?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that welcomes passengers of all ages.

This years Day Out with Thomas event will be held in Connersville Indiana on the Whitewater Valley Railroad. See our Special Event Directions page on this site for additional information.

When will Thomas The Tank Engine ™ be visiting the Whitewater Valley Railroad?
Six days this spring: June 20�22 & 27�29, 2014 the Day Out With Thomas event comes to the downtown Connersville Station of the Whitewater Valley Railroad. He will prove that he is a really useful engine running trips about every 45 minutes. A break in the middle of each day will allow people to get a picture with him.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad is an operating Railroad Museum located in Connersville Indiana. Formed in 1972 this operating railroad museum is not for profit and has been offering passenger operations since 1974 on 25 miles of track that is leased by Penn Central track between Connersville and Brookville.

Location: The Whitewater Valley Railroad's South Connersville Yard, is south of Connersville Station, at South Eastern Ave. Simply follow the tracks to the south edge of town.
PARKING

Downtown parking may be available during the event, however, arrangements have been made for free parking at the Connersville High School located at 1300 Spartan Drive. See Directions to the parking area listed above.

Accessible parking is available near the depot. Enter from Central Avenue at Court Street on the east side of the event grounds. Please call 765-825-2054 for instructions.
http://whitewatervalleyrr.org/event_directions.php

This railroad is primarily operated by volunteers and maintains diesel locomotives of historical significance including open window coaches that operate on a regular schedule from Connersville to Metamora. Additionally passengers are carried further South for a two mile excursion which runs along a restored canal, beyond the Canal Boat dock, a working aqueduct and a restored lock.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains throughout the year hosting special events and not least the famous and annual Day Out with Thomas event. Child fares range for passengers 2 to 12 years of age and children under 2 ride for free when accompanied by an adult. The adult fares are for passengers 12 years of age and up.

Day Out With Thomas The Tank

Category: General9th Annual Rail Festival at Carillon Park

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June 22, 2014

Come enjoy live steam engines, model train displays, historical exhibits, railroad vendors, FREE miniature train rides, fun, food and all the amenities of Carillon Historical Park.

Numerous vendors will be on-site selling locomotives, cars, track, switches, layout supplies for virtually all scales. Also for sale will be railroad related books, videos, hats, cups, signs, etc. Be sure to check out all of the tents and numerous building where these items will be for sale and model train displays that are in action there.

Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society, Inc. is an independent, all-volunteer, not for profit, Ohio Corporation dedicated to the preservation and education of the rail and steam heritage of the Miami Valley area of Ohio. In addition the Society also promotes the hobby of large scale, live steam railroading.

In co-operation with Dayton History’s Carillon Historical Park Museum and to support the Museum’s education mission, CPR&SS has built and operates the 1/8th scale Carillon Park Railroad as a working, interactive exhibit of the Museum.
Festival Admission:
$8 Adult (18 - 59)
$7 Senior (60 +)
$5 Child (3 - 17)
3 and under are FREE

Jun 23, '14 Jun 24, '14 Jun 25, '14

Category: GeneralSalem Summer Camp

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June 25, 2014

SALEM TO HOST FIVE ‘SUMMER CAMP’ VBS SESSIONS
"Salem Summer Camp," a VBS program for kindergarteners through sixth graders, is planned for five Wednesdays over the next two months at Salem Church of God.
The FREE sessions, from 9 a.m. until noon each day, are scheduled for June 18, June 25, July 9, July 16 and July 30. All children are invited, and there is no cost. Youngsters can be enrolled at www.salemchurch.org.
Kyle Hayes, Salem children's pastor, calls the program "VBS all summer" and promises participants a great time as they play, interact and learn about the story God is writing from the beginning of the Bible to its end.

For more information, please visit www.salemchurch.org or call 836-6500.
Salem Church of God is at 6500 Southway Road in Clayton.

Salem Summer Camp

Jun 26, '14

Category: GeneralSpirit Song at King's Island

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June 26, 2014N/A

Kings Island will host the 21st annual SpiritSong concert series June 26-28, 2014, which features the most popular contemporary Christian music, guest speakers and all the world-class fun and thrills the 364-acre amusement and waterpark has to offer. Ticket information is available at www.spiritsongfest.com.

Thursday's lineup:
Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, Jamie Grace, Andy Mineo

Friday's lineup:
Third Day, Matthew West, Thousand Foot Krutch, Rend Collective

Saturday's lineup:
TobyMac, Jeremy Camp, Building429, Burlap to Cashmere and
Lybecker, CFA Winner!

Spirit Song at King's Island

Jun 27, '14

Category: GeneralSpirit Song at King's Island

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June 27, 2014N/A

Kings Island will host the 21st annual SpiritSong concert series June 26-28, 2014, which features the most popular contemporary Christian music, guest speakers and all the world-class fun and thrills the 364-acre amusement and waterpark has to offer. Ticket information is available at www.spiritsongfest.com.

Thursday's lineup:
Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, Jamie Grace, Andy Mineo

Friday's lineup:
Third Day, Matthew West, Thousand Foot Krutch, Rend Collective

Saturday's lineup:
TobyMac, Jeremy Camp, Building429, Burlap to Cashmere and
Lybecker, CFA Winner!

Spirit Song at King's Island

Category: GeneralDay Out With Thomas The Tank

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June 27, 2014N/A

Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas on the Whitewater Valley Railroad, an operating railroad museum in Connersville, Indiana.

What is Day Out With Thomas™?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine™ at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out With Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family and introduce a new generation to the timeless excitement of railroading.

Since Thomas the Tank Engine left the depot more than 60 years ago, this Really Useful Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of preschoolers and grownups worldwide. Based on The Railway Series of classic stories authored by a father who loved trains and wanted a shared experience with his son, Thomas & Friends™ is a rite of passage that inspires the imagination while teaching the life lessons of friendship, exploration and cooperation.

What are the appropriate ages for Day Out With Thomas?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that welcomes passengers of all ages.

This years Day Out with Thomas event will be held in Connersville Indiana on the Whitewater Valley Railroad. See our Special Event Directions page on this site for additional information.

When will Thomas The Tank Engine ™ be visiting the Whitewater Valley Railroad?
Six days this spring: June 20�22 & 27�29, 2014 the Day Out With Thomas event comes to the downtown Connersville Station of the Whitewater Valley Railroad. He will prove that he is a really useful engine running trips about every 45 minutes. A break in the middle of each day will allow people to get a picture with him.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad is an operating Railroad Museum located in Connersville Indiana. Formed in 1972 this operating railroad museum is not for profit and has been offering passenger operations since 1974 on 25 miles of track that is leased by Penn Central track between Connersville and Brookville.

Location: The Whitewater Valley Railroad's South Connersville Yard, is south of Connersville Station, at South Eastern Ave. Simply follow the tracks to the south edge of town.
PARKING

Downtown parking may be available during the event, however, arrangements have been made for free parking at the Connersville High School located at 1300 Spartan Drive. See Directions to the parking area listed above.

Accessible parking is available near the depot. Enter from Central Avenue at Court Street on the east side of the event grounds. Please call 765-825-2054 for instructions.
http://whitewatervalleyrr.org/event_directions.php

This railroad is primarily operated by volunteers and maintains diesel locomotives of historical significance including open window coaches that operate on a regular schedule from Connersville to Metamora. Additionally passengers are carried further South for a two mile excursion which runs along a restored canal, beyond the Canal Boat dock, a working aqueduct and a restored lock.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains throughout the year hosting special events and not least the famous and annual Day Out with Thomas event. Child fares range for passengers 2 to 12 years of age and children under 2 ride for free when accompanied by an adult. The adult fares are for passengers 12 years of age and up.

Day Out With Thomas The Tank

Jun 28, '14

Category: GeneralSpirit Song at King's Island

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June 28, 2014N/A

Kings Island will host the 21st annual SpiritSong concert series June 26-28, 2014, which features the most popular contemporary Christian music, guest speakers and all the world-class fun and thrills the 364-acre amusement and waterpark has to offer. Ticket information is available at www.spiritsongfest.com.

Thursday's lineup:
Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, Jamie Grace, Andy Mineo

Friday's lineup:
Third Day, Matthew West, Thousand Foot Krutch, Rend Collective

Saturday's lineup:
TobyMac, Jeremy Camp, Building429, Burlap to Cashmere and
Lybecker, CFA Winner!

Spirit Song at King's Island

Category: GeneralDay Out With Thomas The Tank

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June 28, 2014N/A

Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas on the Whitewater Valley Railroad, an operating railroad museum in Connersville, Indiana.

What is Day Out With Thomas™?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine™ at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out With Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family and introduce a new generation to the timeless excitement of railroading.

Since Thomas the Tank Engine left the depot more than 60 years ago, this Really Useful Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of preschoolers and grownups worldwide. Based on The Railway Series of classic stories authored by a father who loved trains and wanted a shared experience with his son, Thomas & Friends™ is a rite of passage that inspires the imagination while teaching the life lessons of friendship, exploration and cooperation.

What are the appropriate ages for Day Out With Thomas?
Day Out With Thomas is a family event that welcomes passengers of all ages.

This years Day Out with Thomas event will be held in Connersville Indiana on the Whitewater Valley Railroad. See our Special Event Directions page on this site for additional information.

When will Thomas The Tank Engine ™ be visiting the Whitewater Valley Railroad?
Six days this spring: June 20�22 & 27�29, 2014 the Day Out With Thomas event comes to the downtown Connersville Station of the Whitewater Valley Railroad. He will prove that he is a really useful engine running trips about every 45 minutes. A break in the middle of each day will allow people to get a picture with him.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad is an operating Railroad Museum located in Connersville Indiana. Formed in 1972 this operating railroad museum is not for profit and has been offering passenger operations since 1974 on 25 miles of track that is leased by Penn Central track between Connersville and Brookville.

Location: The Whitewater Valley Railroad's South Connersville Yard, is south of Connersville Station, at South Eastern Ave. Simply follow the tracks to the south edge of town.
PARKING

Downtown parking may be available during the event, however, arrangements have been made for free parking at the Connersville High School located at 1300 Spartan Drive. See Directions to the parking area listed above.

Accessible parking is available near the depot. Enter from Central Avenue at Court Street on the east side of the event grounds. Please call 765-825-2054 for instructions.
http://whitewatervalleyrr.org/event_directions.php

This railroad is primarily operated by volunteers and maintains diesel locomotives of historical significance including open window coaches that operate on a regular schedule from Connersville to Metamora. Additionally passengers are carried further South for a two mile excursion which runs along a restored canal, beyond the Canal Boat dock, a working aqueduct and a restored lock.

The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains throughout the year hosting special events and not least the famous and annual Day Out with Thomas event. Child fares range for passengers 2 to 12 years of age and children under 2 ride for free when accompanied by an adult. The adult fares are for passengers 12 years of age and up.

Day Out With Thomas The Tank

Category: GeneralPet Adoption Day

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June 28, 2014

Join some great pets waiting for their new families at Walgreen's in Miamisburg! Pet Adoption Day is from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday June 28th.
Raffles, Free Hot Dogs, Chips & Soda!
Come and meet your new best friend!

Pet Adoption Day

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