Area briefs


DAR meeting slated

TROY — The Piqua-Lewis Boyer DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Chapter will meet Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Troy-Miami County Library, at 419 West Main in Troy.

The chapter will be touring the Lincoln Funeral Train exhibit; admission is $5 per person. Members also will be taking a group photo. Chapter dues are payable at this time; if unable to attend the meeting, please mail checks to chapter treasurer Marianne Ober promptly.

Members also are asked to please continue to log hours served using the online tally. Watch the ticker as it changes to reflect the cumulative number of Celebrate America hours served by DAR members throughout the world serving our community and others.

Film series planned

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., has announced its 2015-16 Friday Night Movies film series:

• Oct. 9 — “City Slickers”

• Nov. 13 — “The Goodbye Girl”

• Jan. 8 — “Top Gun”

• Feb. 5 — “Morocco”

• March 11 — “A Streetcar Named Desire”

• April 8 — “The Whales of August”

All films begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. The series is intended for mature viewers and may not be appropriate for children under 13. Each screening includes an introduction to the film, cafe style seating, popcorn and drinks.

For more information, call (937) 339-0457.

Fall Festival set

MINSTER – Lake Loramie State Park’s annual Fall Harvest Festival and Campout will be held Sept. 18-20. The annual family event that will feature a wide variety of activities for all ages including antique power show demonstrating various old gas powered engines and equipment, kid’s games and activities, a farmers market, food, arts and crafts exhibitors, live musical entertainment and more.

Camping will available at regular rates either by reservations or a first-come, first-served basis. The park will also have several overflow camp areas open. For day use visitors, admission is free. Anyone interested in being an exhibitor in the farmers market should call the park at (419) 394-3611 for further information. Anyone wishing to participate in the power show may contact Robert Kohler at (419) 628-4244.

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