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Posted on Apr 22, 2016 |

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Singers, dancers, and actors from around the region will perform at the 52nd annual Guardian Angels Follies production this weekend and next weekend.

Singers, dancers, and actors from around the region will perform at the annual Guardian Angels Follies production this weekend and next weekend. (Photo shows participants in a previous production)

Pro-life rallies, 5Ks, deacon ordinations, an art auction, and a big show — area events this weekend. Our events calendar is updated every few days — vents highlighted in red are new from Wednesday! 

April 22, 23, 24, “Dancing Through Life: Angels Follies 2016” at Guardian Angels Church and School (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati), 8 pm Friday and Saturday, 3 pm Sunday. First of two weekend performances. A tradition for more than 50 years, Angels Follies presents an original musical for and by the community. This year’s story: a girl preparing for her senior prom sings and dances through the decades with the women in her life helping her to get ready and to grow up. Tickets $15; purchase online here (click the image of the ticket).

April 22, Encounter Dayton High School Eucharistic Festival at Wright State University’s St. John Bosco Chapel. 6:30-10 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will lead high school-age youth from around the region in Eucharistic Adoration, more. Opportunities for Confession, fellowship, music, talk by Fr. Ethan Moore. For information see

April 23, 2nd Annual National Day to #ProtestPP Observed in Cincinnati at the Mt. Auburn abortion business, 9 am. Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati and area pro-life groups, churches, and ministries. Cincinnati will join groups all over the country in the National Day to Protest Planned Parenthood. Two-hour event will focus on peaceful prayer. Speakers to be announced. (NOTE: Victim images will be displayed to show what Planned Parenthood does behind closed doors). All welcome. For information email

April 23, 2nd Annual National Day to #ProtestPP Observed in Dayton at the Wilkinson St. Planned Parenthood affiliate, 9-11 am. Speakers to include Dayton RTL’s Margie Christie; ADF Allied Attorney Thomas Kidd, Jr;, Mr. Tom Strobhar, Chariman of Life Decisions International; and Ohio Rep. Niraj Antani. For information email

April 23, St. Joseph Catholic School 5K/2K Run/Walk in Downtown Cincinnati, 11 am. Race begins at 160 Rosa Parks Way, outside of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Benefits St. Joseph Catholic School. Fee: $25 (includes t-shirt; pre-registration accepted until race day – pay online here) $35 race day (includes t-shirt while supplies last) High school groups of 25 — $125, (pay online here) groups of 50 – $150 (pay online here). Strollers welcome; no pets.

April 23, Diocese of Covington Diaconate Ordination at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 10 am. Bishop Roger Foys will ordain four men permanent deacons. All welcome.

April 23, 2nd Annual Knights of Columbus Art Auction at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, 6:30 pm (preview), 8 pm (auction). Benefits the Knights’ charitable projects, including Special Olympics, Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Coats for Kids, more. Arin Ross Auctions will conduct. Auction will feature more than 150 framed lithographs, etchings, serigraphs, animation cels, watercolors, original oils signed by the artists, and documented sports memorabilia. Featured artists include Rockwell, Kinkade, Chagall, Dali, Renoir, more. Most will have opening bids between $45 and $300. Tickets $25 (include spouse entry, wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and music social). For information call Perry Saylers at (513) 575-2073. To see a partial list of artists and sample works go to

April 24, Jericho Walk at Kettering (OH) Abortion Business, 2 pm. Sponsored by 40 Days for LIfe-Dayton. Join in the third of seven processions around the late-term abortion business and pray for the walls to come down. For information click here.

Looking for more Catholic events? To see our continually updated long-term calendar, see our Calendar of Events page.

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