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By Michele Smith
The Times 

"Laissez le bon temp rouler"

Mardi Gras celebration planned for Dayton Memorial Library


February 8, 2018

DAYTON-Let the good times roll at a celebration of "Fat Tuesday," better known as Mardi Gras, on Tuesday, February 13, at the Dayton Memorial Library, from 6-8 pm.

Mask making, a celebration of traditional New Orleans style cooking and music, and other fun activities are planned for this celebration, said librarian Shakira Bye.

Some of the librarians have southern heritage, and they will be fixing and serving red beans and rice, gumbo, and pralines. Yes, there will also be a King Cake, Bye said.

Celebrants will get to hear the musical sounds of Zydeco, New Orleans' traditional style jazz, a...

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