Community Calendar


Today

• COFFEE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT: The community is invited to attend a coffee event with Piqua City School District Superintendent Rick Hanes. The event will be held from 7-8 a.m. or 5-6 p.m. at Winans Chocolates + Coffees, 8090 Looney Road, Piqua.

• COUPON CLUB: The St. James Coupon Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 200 W. High St., Piqua. Come, bring a friend, bring your coupons to work on, to share and trade, or just bring yourself if you are just getting started. For questions, call 773-1241.

• KIWANIS CLUB: Natalie Rohlfs, executive director of The Future Begins Today, will be speaking about the programs they facilitate that serve and benefit the youth in the community at noon at the Troy Country Club.

• PIQUA KIWANIS: Jesse Purcell with the American Cancer Society will talk about the free programs and services offered in Miami County to newly diagnosed cancer survivors and a focus on where money goes in our community, noon at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. Reservations required by noon the Monday prior to meeting by calling Dennis Carity at (937) 418-8478.

• STORY TIME: “Zoos” are the theme for the two Story Times today with Milton-Union Public children’s librarian Wendy Heisey – one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Stories, crafts, games and puppet shows are included in the activities for preschool children and their caretakers.

• SPRING STORY TIME: Join in the fun with Miss Andrea at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, Pleasant Hill. Bring your child and enjoy a variety of stories, songs, finger plays, crafts, and more for children ages birth-5 years old. Registration is required at (937) 676-2731.

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

Thursday

• WRITING WORKSHOP: Discover the “Power of Dialogue” with local published author Jacqueline K. Moore at the Milton-Union Public Library. She will also be reading and signing copies of her novel of adventure on the high seas, “The Checkerboard.” The free workshop and book signing is at 6 p.m.

• SALAD LUNCHEON: The Women of Westminster (WOW) will host the annual spring salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 325 W. Ash St., Piqua, in the downstairs dining room. Elevator service is available. The cost for the luncheon is $8.

• TACO SALADS: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 586, Tipp City, will serve taco salads for $4 and cookies two for 50 cents. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. for $5.
• GUEST SPEAKER: Miami County Republican Women will have guest speakers Miami County Deputy Sheriff Dave Duchak and Miami County Prosecutor Tony Kendell addressing the topic of the heroin epidemic affecting Miami County at 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. The event is free.
Friday-Sunday
• BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Troy- Miami County Public Library will sponsor their semi-annual spring book sale Friday-Sunday at the Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Sale times are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. A members only preview night will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. New memberships may be purchased at the door that evening or ahead of time at the library. The cost is $5 for an individual and $9 for a family. A selection of books, puzzles, DVD’s, special titles, and old books are available with prices starting at 25 cents. Sunday is $1 per bag of books and all specials are half price. All proceeds will be used for the Summer Reading Club, literacy efforts and special purchases for the library. For more information, call (937) 339-0502 or go to troypubliclibrary.org.

Friday

• FRIDAY DINNERS: The Covington VFW, 173 N. High St., Covington, will offer broasted chicken, New York strip steak, fish or sandwiches, from 5-8 p.m.

• SEAFOOD DINNER: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls a three-piece fried fish dinner, 21 piece fried shrimp or a fish/shrimp combo with french fries and coleslaw for $7 and up, from 6-7:30 p.m. Frog legs, when available, will be $10.

• PIZZA: Pizza will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish & Game, Troy.

• STEAK: The American Legion Family, Post 586 Tipp City, will prepare a steak dinner with baked potato, salad and dessert for $12 starting at 6 p.m.

Saturday

• PRESCRIPTIONS: A Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the Sanitary Engineering Building, 2200 N. County Road 25-A, Troy The Miami County Sheriff’s Office will collect prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs for disposal. This is a free drop-off.

• LASAGNA: A lasagna dinner will be offered at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Fish & Game, Troy. Corn hole will be played as well.

• AWESOME AMPHIBIANS: The Miami County Park District will hold its Preschool in the Park “Awesome Amphibians & Radical Reptiles” program from 11 a.m. to noon at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, south of Tipp City. Join Park District Naturalist Gecko Jody as she discovers the natural world. Meet live amphibians and reptiles, read a story and hike to the pond and search for these awesome, radical friends. There is a $3 class fee due at the time of registration. Class size limited to 12, class minimum is four. Must be registered to attend. Register for the program by sending an email to [email protected], going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109. Credit card payments are now accepted online at time of registration.

• BARBECUE DINNER: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer barbecue ribs, macaroni and cheese and coleslaw from 5-7 p.m. for $10.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Piqua Harley Davidson will host a spring blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1501 E. Ash St. Everyone who registers to donate will receive a key chain etched with the CBC blood drop logo as a reminder that “donors hold the key to saving lives.” Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• CHICKEN POT PIE: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will host a Tipp City Seniors dinner of chicken pot pie starting at 4:30 for $8. Karaoke will start at 7 p.m.

• HEALTH FAIR: A Community Health Fair will be at First Place Christian Center, 16 W. Franklin St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The health fair is free and open to the public. Free health screenings will be available along with more than 30 booths providing information.

• BIRD HIKE: Beginning at 7:30 a.m., join Brukner Nature Center staff as they discover the center’s migrating birds. Free and open to the public with all levels of experience welcome. Nice binoculars available for use. Tuesday morning hikes will start from the Interpretive Building. Saturday morning hikes will depart from River’s Edge Wildlife Preserve on Calumet Road.

Sunday

• OPEN HOUSE: The public is invited to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month at an open house party from 1-3 p.m. at Riverside Developmental Disabilities, in the gymnasium, 1625 Troy-Sidney Road, Troy. Guests will enjoy cake, cookies and beverages while celebrating with people of all abilities. There will be lots of games and door prizes for all to enjoy.

• Covington Outreach Association (COA) will holdi a “COA Sunday” 10th anniversary open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Covington Church of the Brethren, 101 N. Wall St., Covington. The event will include music, tours and light refreshments. For more information, email [email protected] or call 473-2415.

• SALAMANDER DANCE: Join Brukner Nature Center staff from 2-4 p.m. for a chance to meet David FitzSimmons, author of “Salamander Dance.” Discover the magic of vernal pools — wetlands that fill with water in spring and dry up in summer — by following the annual life cycle of spotted salamanders. Award-winning author David FitzSimmons leads us on an adventure, exploring all things amphibian, from shimmering eggs and wriggling larvae to metamorphosis and hibernation. Ten percent of the proceeds from the sale of David’s book will support the mission of Brukner Nature Center.

Monday

• CLASS LUNCH: The Piqua Catholic class of 1953 will meet at noon at the Covington Eagles.

Tuesday

• BIRD HIKE: Beginning at 7:30 a.m., join Brukner Nature Center staff as they discover the center’s migrating birds. Free and open to the public with all levels of experience welcome. Nice binoculars available for use. Tuesday morning hikes will start from the Interpretive Building. Saturday morning hikes will depart from River’s Edge Wildlife Preserve on Calumet Road.

• POND CLINIC: A Tri-County Pond Clinic will be offered from 6-8:30 p.m. at Fessler Pond, 1530 S. Forest Hill Road, Troy. To make a reservation, contact the Miami Soil and Water Conservation District at (937) 335-7645.
• NIGHT MARKET: The Troy Night Market will feature spring honey and pesticide-free herbs from 4-7 p.m. at the Troy Rec, 11 N. Market St., Troy. For more information, visit Facebook at Troy Night Market, call (937) 216-0949 or e-mail [email protected]

Wednesday

• COUPON CLUB: The St. James Coupon Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 200 W. High St., Piqua. Come, bring a friend, bring your coupons to work on, to share and trade, or just bring yourself if you are just getting started. For questions, call 773-1241.

• SPRING STORY TIME: Join in the fun with Miss Andrea at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, Pleasant Hill. Bring your child and enjoy a variety of stories, songs, finger plays, crafts, and more for children ages birth-5 years old. Registration is required at 937-676-2731.

• KIWANIS MEETING: The Piqua Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. Lorna Swisher, executive director of Mainstreet Piqua, will present “Exciting Happenings Downtown.” For more information, call Brian Phillips at 778-1586) or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• 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 rooms. Programs provide information and support to ostomates and their families, and are beneficial to health care professionals as well. Mark Hess, MD, will be the speaker for the program. He will discuss the general health of older adults. For more information, contact Robin Medrano at 440-4706.

• BLOOD DRIVE: First Presbyterian Church of Troy will help kick off the Community Blood Center “Wild About Alaska Adventure for Two” Summer Blood Drive by hosting a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. in the large meeting room, 20 S. Walnut St. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• FAMILY FUN: The Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., Pleasant Hill, will celebrate Mom at 6 p.m.. Kids can join staff as they entertain with a craft and story time all about mom! Mom, we have something just for you. Take time out with Kendra Hess (make-up consultant) as she donates free facials for her “cute for a cause” campaign. For more information, call 676-271.

• KIWANIS MEETING: Allen Massie will be speaking about his experience travelling to Peru on Ear, Nose & Throat Mission trips during the Troy Kiwanis meeting. Lunch starts at noon at the Troy Country Club.

http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Vallieu-Melody-3.jpg
comments powered by Disqus