Community Calendar


Today

• PERI MEETING: The Miami County Chapter of Ohio Public Employee Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 248 Wood St., Piqua. (Enter parking lot from Downing Street.) Lunch is $10, payable at the door. Lunch reservations needed prior to Thursday, Sept. 29. For a reservation, call Beth, (937) 335-2771. Speaker will be a representative from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program. This meeting is open to any retired or currently employed Ohio public employee.

• STORY TIME: Parents and their child are invited to join staff for storytime at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., Pleasant Hill; your child will enjoy a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as they build early literacy skills and develop a love of reading. For children ages birth to 5 years old. Registration is requested. Call (937) 676-2731 for more information or to register your child.

• COFFEE WITH VETERANS: Coffee and doughnuts with veterans will be from 9-11 a.m. at the Miami Valley Veterans Museum, Masonic Lodge, Troy. Kristy Osting, business development specialist at the coming StoryPoint Senior Living of Troy, will speak on caretaking services for veterans at the facility. For more information, visit http://miamivalleyveteransmuseum.com/.

• KIWANIS: Kiwanis Club of Troy welcomes Brad Reed and Mark McDaniel, of the Tri County Board of Mental Health. The two will be discussing the challenges that our county faces and the services they offer to help those with mental health issues. Lunch meeting starts at noon at the Troy Country Club.

• KIWANIS: The Piqua Kiwanis meeting will include the installation of 2016-2017 officers and board members, installed by Div. 3 Lt. Governor John Coffield. Luncheon and meetings take place at noon Wednesdays at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. For more information, call Brian Phillips (778-1586) or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• LINE DANCING: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have line dancing at 9 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City. A program of line dancers will follow.

• SLIDERS: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will be serving John’s sliders two for $2 with chips and toppings starting at 6 p.m.

• SUPPORT GROUP: The Miami-Shelby Ostomy Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. The Ostomy Support Group’s meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month except January and July. The meeting will be in the hospital lower level Conference Room A. Programs provide information and support to ostomates and their families, and are beneficial to health care professionals as well. Edison State Community College nursing students will present an educational program. For more information, contact Robin Medrano at 440-4706.

CEMETERY RESEARCH: The Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., will host a program by certified genealogist Karen Johnson-Eber, who will share her experiences documenting and working to preserve cemeteries and individual grave sites. The program will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Louis Room.

Thursday

• MORNINGS IN MOTION: Join Troy-Miami County Library staff from 10-11 a.m. for Mornings in Motion. Mornings in Motion will combine walking, early literacy and fun. Bring your children, a stroller and your walking shoes. Meet at McKaig and Race Park, 822 McKaig, or at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St.; this program is for all ages. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be modified and held in the multi-purpose room at the Troy library. For more information, call 339-0502, Ext. 123, or visit tmcpl.org.

• LEPC MEETING: The Miami County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting at 4 p.m. at the Miami County Communication Center, 210 Marybill Drive, Troy.

• PICNIC: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have a picnic at the Tipp City Park with hot dogs and a white elephant auction.

• SLOPPY JOES: Tipp City American Legion Post 586 will be serving sloppy joe sandwiches with chips for $4. Serving starts at 6 p.m. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. for $5.

MOVIE NIGHT: Bring a friend and your snacks to the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., for a free showing of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” at 6 p.m. in the Louis Room. The 112-minute movie is rated PG-13.

MOVIE NIGHT: Bring a friend and your snacks to the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., for a free showing of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” at 6 p.m. in the Louis Room. The 112-minute movie is rated PG-13.

Friday-Saturday

• RUMMAGE SALE: A rummage sale is being held by the United Methodist Women from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Place Christian Center, 16 W. Franklin St., Troy. Many good used household items and clothing are for sale. Proceeds will be used for local charities. For more information, call the First United Methodist Church at 335-2826.

Friday

• CHICKEN FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a three-piece chicken dinner with french fries and macaroni salad for $7 from 6-7:30 p.m. Chicken livers are also available.

• MOVIE NIGHT: Let’s Go to the Movies at Hayner! will feature “Young Frankenstein,” a 1974 comedy that tells the story of Frankenstein finding love, at 7:30 p.m. This series features a movie classic with cafe style seating and an introduction to the film. Films, popcorn, and soda pop are all free. The film series is intended for adult audiences and may not be appropriate for children under 13. For more information, call 339-0457 or visit www.troyhayner.org.

• EXHIBIT OPENS: The fine art exhibit “Vessels, Vistas & Visions,” opens at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy. The exhibit features the work of three local artists, Pamela Ridenour, Donna Pierce-Clark and Shirley DeLaet. For more information, call 339-0457 or visit www.troyhayner.org. The exhibit continues through Nov. 27.

• FALL FAIR: The Newton FFA and FCCLA will be holding its 86th annual Fall Fair at Newton Local Schools. The traditional pulled pork dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. The Newton High School Marching Band will perform its contest show at 6 p.m. on the soccer field. There will also be two large jumpies for kids, a kiddie tractor pull, produce exhibits, class competitions, and a dance for grades seventh through 12 to conclude the evening. FCCLA and FFA exhibit also will be part of the event.

• PORK CHOPS: Smoked pork chops will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish and Game.

• FISH AND CHICKEN: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will prepare fish and/or chicken tenders, french fries, hush puppies, coleslaw and dessert for $8 starting at 6 p.m.

• FRIDAY DINNERS: The Covington VFW Post 4235, 73 N. High St., will offer dinners, including broasted chicken, New York strip steaks, fish and shrimp and a variety of sandwiches from 5-8 p.m.

• GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE: Stop by the Local History Department at the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., on Fridays for expert assistance in researching your family’s history. Drop-ins welcome from 1:30-5 p.m.

• OKTOBERFEST: Tickets are now available for the Friends of the Piqua Public Library’s third annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 21. Stop by the library at 116 W. High St., to pick up free tickets; limit four tickets per person, with a limited quantity available. Must be 21.

Saturday

• FISH FRY: An all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner will be offered at the Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, beginning at 5 p.m. The meal will include French fries, baked beans and applesauce for $9.

• SCIENCE FEST: There will be a free science event hosted at the Milton-Union Middle School cafeteria, 7640 Milton-Potsdam Road, from noon to 2 p.m. Join Garret Pearce, working toward his Eagle Scout award, for an afternoon of fun science activities and demonstrations to promote interest in various scientific subjects. Activities are geared for students in grades 3-7. If you are a Milton Union student, you can also get extra credit for attending.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City will host a Community Blood Center blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon. The Oct. 8 blood drive location has been temporarily moved to the Avenue classrooms on the main campus, 6759 S. Country Road 25-A. (The Nov. 12 blood drive will return to the South Campus Chapel location). Everyone who registers to donate can choose a free T-shirt or other available donor gift from recent blood drive campaigns. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• FARM FEST: The Miami County Park District will hold its eighth annual Fall Farm Fest from noon to 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. There will be a corn maze and corn shooter, music, hayrides, games, farm animals, kiddie tractor pulls, food, a scarecrow contest, demonstrations and much more. At 5 p.m. on Saturday, enjoy games compliments of our presenting sponsor Miami County Farm Bureau. The evening will end with the movie “Shaun the Sheep” under the stars starting at 7:15 p.m. Festival admission is free. Charges apply to the corn maze, corn shooter, food, pumpkins, pony rides, food and merchandise. For more information and a complete event schedule, visit the park district website at www.MiamiCountyParks.com.

• CORN MAZE: The Miami County Park District’s corn maze will be open to the public as part of the Fall Farm Fest from noon to 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. Experience the adventure as you navigate the twists and turns of this six-acre corn maze. Admission is $5 donation for adults ages 12 and up, $3 fee for children ages 5 to 11 and kids under 4 are free.

• SWISS STEAK: A swiss steak and gravy dinner will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish and Game. A free clay shoot will be from 1-5 p.m.

• POT PIE DINNER: Lostcreek United Church of Christ will hold its annual chicken pot pie supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The meal consists of chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, choice of vegetable, salad, pie or cake and drink. Suggested donation is $9 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. Carryouts will be available. Proceeds from the supper will be used local mission projects. The church is located at 7007 E. Troy-Urbana Road, 2.5 miles east of Miami East Schools, and is handicapped-accessible.

• DINNER OUT: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will eat out at Frisch’s, Tipp City, at 4:30 p.m. Euchre will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the center, 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• REVERSE DRAWING: The Tipp City American Legion Post 586 family will be hosting a Reverse 200 drawing. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and will be half smoked chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, dinner roll and dessert. Several cash prizes will be awarded throughout the drawing with a $1,000 first prize for the last number drawn. Tickets are available at the legion post for $25, and only 200 tickets will be sold. Karaoke will follow.

LEGO CLUB: The Children’s Department of the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., will meet from 2-4 p.m. We provide the blocks, you provide the imagination.

• FUNDRAISER: Springfield High Street Naz 365 Ministries will coordinate a fundraiser, “Rock the Ranch,” for the support of the animals of Idle-Hour Ranch with a free all-day concert at Idle-Hour Ranch, 4845 Fenner Road, Troy. There will be five musicians and two guest speakers throughout the day, and then the showing of the Christian film “God’s Not Dead 2” on the barn at dusk. For details, see http://idle-hourranch.com/rock_the_ranch.

• BENEFIT: A benefit and carry-in to raise funds for Matt Adkins of Troy will be from noon to 6 p.m. at the Brookville Event and Music Center, 706 Market St., Brookville. Several bands will perform, 50/50 raffles, door prizes and carry-ins will be part of the day. Admission is $5 and drinks and desserts will be available for $1.

Sunday

• EUCHRE TOURNEY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will have a Euchre tournament beginning at 1 p.m. for only $3. Sign up is at noon.

• RECEPTION: An opening reception for fine art exhibit at Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, “Vessels, Vistas & Visions,” and grand re-opening of the Hayner will be from 2-4 p.m. Share refreshments with the artists being exhibited, including Pamela Ridenour, Donna Pierce-Clark and Shirley DeLaet. Celebrate the grand re-opening of the Hayner after a month of repairs and renovations.

• BREAKFAST: Breakfast will be offered beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Troy Fish and Game.

• BREAKFAST: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 586, Tipp City, will prepare an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8-11 a.m. for $6. Items available will be eggs your way, bacon, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, pancakes, waffles, home fires, french toast, regular toast cinnamon rolls, fruit and juices.

Monday

• MATILDA: Join staff at the Troy-Miami County Library as they celebrate Ronald Dahl at 6 p.m. Staff will be showing the movie based on his book, “Matilda.” The movie is rated PG and runs for 81 minutes. Call 339-0502, Ext. 121, to register. For more information, call 339-0502, Ext. 121, or visit tmcpl.org.

• ORAL HISTORY: A Milton Memories oral history recording session will take place at 7 p.m. at the West Milton Municipal Building on South Miami Street. The topic will be the Milton-Union Community Band. The panel will consist of Alice Martin, Tim Sant, Debbie and Steve Schumann, Connie McCarroll, Belinda Wrght Brame, Jeff Daniels, Sylvia Kress, Jane Gilbert and Scott Hinkle. The recording will be done by Tom Beck. Sessions are open to the public and audience participation is encouraged. For more information, call Barb at 698-6559 or Susie at 698-6798.

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Covington Eagles will host a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3-7 p.m. in the lodge multi-purpose room, 715 E. Broadway. The “Buckeye Strong Blood Donor” ceramic coffee tumbler is a warm gift to everyone who registers to donate. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Bradford community will sponsor a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3-6:30 p.m. in the Bradford High School auditorium, 750 Railroad Ave. The “Buckeye Strong Blood Donor” ceramic coffee tumbler is a warm gift to everyone who registers to donate. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

Tuesday

• ADVISORY BOARD: Teens looking for a volunteer opportunity can join others the Troy-Miami County Library’s Teen Advisory Board. The board meets once a month at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy library; TAB members assist with library projects, children’s programs, and can earn community service hours for attending meetings and assisting with library events. For more information, call the library at 339-0502, Ext. 121.

• SPEAKER SET: The Miami County Liberty group will present Dr. Sebastian Gorka, vice president and professor of Strategy and Irregular Warfare at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C., at 7 p.m. at The Crystal Room, 845 W. Market St., Troy. The program will be “Jihad: The Threat to the Republic.” For more information, visit www.miamicountyliberty.org.

• CRAFTS: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will be offered crafts and quilting at 9 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• ROTARY: U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson will speak at the Piqua Rotary at 11:45 a.m. at Edison State Community College.

MOVIE/BOOK CLUB: The “Read It, Watch It” club will compare and discuss the story “The Other Boleyn Girl” by Phillippa Gregory and the movie based on the book, from 5:30-8 p.m. in the Louis Program Room at the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St. The movie is rated PG-13, 115 minutes. Books are available near the Circulation Desk.

ESSENTIAL OILS: Mary Jo Frey and Michelle Hoehne present tips for using essential oils for a healthier lifestyle. These presenters are representatives of DoTerra Oils, but this is a public educational presentation, not a sales pitch. Meets from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Founder’s Room at the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St.

Oct. 12

• STORY TIME: Parents and their child are invited to join staff for story time at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., Pleasant Hill; your child will enjoy a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as they build early literacy skills and develop a love of reading. For children ages birth to 5 years old. Registration is requested. Call (937) 676-2731 for more information or to register your child.

• AFTER SCHOOL: Join staff after school at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St. This event is for kids in grades 4-8, at 3 p.m. every other Wednesday, and includes an after school snack. Come for a creative time making crafts or playing games. Each week is different. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 to register.

• KIWANIS: “What’s Happening at the Johnston Farm” with Andy Hite, executive director and site manager for the Historical Johnston Farm and Indian Agency, is planned. Luncheon and meetings take place at noon Wednesdays at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. For more information, call Brian Phillips (778-1586) or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• LINE DANCING: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have line dancing at 9 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City. A program of line dancers will follow.

PORTAL TO PIQUA’S PAST: “Presidential Visits to Piqua” – Library Director and local historian James Oda shares stories of presidents who have visited the city of Piqua: G.W. Bush, Reagan, Truman, McKinley, Benjamin Harrison, Cleveland, Hayes, Lincoln (funeral train), William Henry Harrison and others. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Louis Room at the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St.

• ALUMNI MEETING: The Staunton School Alumni will be at 11:30 at Frisch’s restaurant in Troy. All graduates and any attendees of the school are welcome. Questions may be directed to Shirley at (937) 335-2859.

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