The FRAZE countdown is on!

Posted on 2014-05-23.


KETTERING – Did you know there’s a new season to add to the four we already have?

That’s right fall, winter, spring, summertime and now…FRAZEtime.

The first big event is this coming Wednesday May 28 for ‘The Kettering Block Party.’

This is a great time to meet your neighbors, make new friends and just enjoy a wonderful time at Fraze and Lincoln Park Commons.

Some of the highlights include: information booths and interactive displays throughout Lincoln Park showcasing City of Kettering Police, Fire, Planning, Streets, Engineering, Economic Development, Volunteer, and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Departments.

Also visit booths by the Kettering, Moraine, Oakwood Chamber of Commerce, Kettering City Schools and Partners for Healthy Youth.

Plus, free hot dogs and chips courtesy of the City of Kettering Volunteer Department.

Enjoy the annual performance by the talented musicians from the Kettering Civic Band on the Fraze stage at 7:00 PM
And back again this year the Safety Section of the City of Kettering will be providing free bicycle helmet fittings for children ages 5 to 16 while supplies last.

Now after you catch your breath with all the fun and activities don’t forget Sunday June 1, 7:30 p.m. Il Divo takes to the stage presenting ‘A Musical Affair, the greatest songs from the world’s favorite musicals.’

Then Thursday June 5, 8:00 p.m. Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission presents ‘Simply Diamond’ a Neil Diamond tribute ban. This is all a part of the brand new ‘Throwback Thursday Concerts.’

Gosh, so much to talk about and so little time, but I’ll be blogging right here on a regular basis chatting with the stars who are appearing at Fraze, inside tips, backstage happenings and the like.

Hope you’ll check back and oh, did I mention for more information on all Fraze happenings, just visit

In the meantime, where is my sunscreen?


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