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Discover the best of Dayton at special summer kickoff event this week

Summer was intended for adventure, and Dayton has plenty waiting to be discovered. Attending the UpDayton 2018 Summer Series Kickoff is one of the best ways to dive head-first into an eventful Dayton summer. 

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Everyone from students, interns, recent graduates, early career professionals and anyone wanting to discover the  “best of Dayton arts, culture, entertainment, recreation and adventure” are invited to attend. The brief kickoff on Thursday, June 14th is a quick overview of what UpDayton has planned for the summer.

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Since 2008, UpDayton has been a powerhouse of ideas and people who understand Dayton’s greatest potential. The organization has been the brains and hard work behind several of Dayton’s most engaging community projects and accomplishments over the past decade, including Dayton Inspires, Longest Table Dayton and the mural pedestrian bridge that connects the Oregon District and South Park neighborhoods.

Community volunteers putting in hours on their 'civic shifts.' Contributed photo / UpDayton

“Throughout the summer we'll host special events for program participants and their friends,” according to UpDayton’s website. “Our featured events include a Dayton Dynamo soccer game, a Cool Films series with the Victoria Theatre Association and a pre-show event beforehand, kayaking, a hackathon, Art in the City, a Dayton Dragons baseball game, Mike's Bike Park, the Gem City Roller Girls, a Game Night at D20 and more!”

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Attendees will receive an official welcome packet and other information. Visit updayton.org/adventure to register in the Summer 2018 Series.

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: 2018 UpDayton Summer Series Kickoff

WHEN: 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14

WHERE: Troll Pub Dayton, 216 Wayne Ave., Dayton

INFO: Facebook | Website 

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