Community Calendar


Today

• SYSTEMS GO: The United States Air Force Band of Flight will provide a concert at 7 p.m. on Troy’s Public Square. The entire Public Square will be blocked for this concert. Some chairs will be set up, but you are also invited to bring your own lawn chairs. Rain location is the gym at the Troy Christian School, 700 S. Dorset Road. Systems Go is the popular music component of The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

• BOOKMOBILE: The Miami County Park District will host the Troy-Miami County Bookmobile “Fueling the Engine” from 2-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. In addition to story time with the Bookmobile, enjoy an activity with a park district naturalist. Check out books for summer reading with a valid library card. All ages are welcome. 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.

• KIWANIS MEETING: The Piqua Kiwanis will meet at noon at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. Judge Pat DeWine will speak on “The Courts & Constitution in Ohio.” For more information, call Brian Phillips at 778-158 or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• KIWANIS: The Kiwanis Club of Troy will conduct committee meetings during lunch at noon at the Troy Country Club, with Board Meeting to follow.

• STORY TIME: “Bicycles” are the subject at the Milton-Union Public Library Story Time this week. Children’s librarian Wendy Heisey will hold two sessions, one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. Stories, crafts, games and puppet shows are included in the activities for preschool children and their caretakers.

• COMPUTER Q&A: Local computer expert Bill Coate will offer individual 30 minute sessions at the Milton-Union Public Library to answer questions about personal computers or digital technology from 6:30-8 p.m. Registration is required. Call (937) 698-5515 to sign up for a time slot.

• ALUMNI LUNCH: The Staunton School Alumni will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Frisch’s restaurant in Troy. All graduates and any attendees of the school are welcome to attend, as well as friends. For more information, call Shirley at (937) 335-2859.

• BOE MEETING: The Newton Local Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the Newton School Board of Education Room.

• 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.

• LINE DANCING: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have line dancing at 10 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

Thursday

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Knights of St. John in Piqua will host a community blood drive from 1:30-5:30 p.m.in the Great Hall, 110 S. Wayne St. It’s a chance to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Voss Honda in Tipp City will host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at 155 South Garber Drive. It’s a chance to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• BLOOD DRIVE: First Lutheran Church of Troy will host a community blood drive from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the community room, 2899 W. Main St. It’s a chance to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• PLANNING MEETING: As Fort Rowdy organizers prepare for the 24th Gathering, they will hold weekly meetings every Thursday until Labor Day weekend. The meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Covington City Building.

• LASAGNA: American Legion Post 43 will be serving five-layer lasagna, Mediterranean salad, garlic bread and dessert from 5-7:30 p.m. for $9.

• HAM SALAD: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 586, Tipp City, will offer ham salad sandwiches with chips for $4 and cookies two for 50 cents starting at 6 p.m. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. for $5.

Friday-Sunday

• IH NATIONALS: The invasion of the IH (International Harvester) Scout Light Truck Nationals is returning to WACO Air Museum in Troy. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, under 12 is free. A weekend pass can be purchased for $15. This is the annual show and swap meet for IH Scout, Trucks & IH made products. Participants are invited to enjoy the antique cars and trucks at the site of a grass airstrip. Visitors also can experience a ride in an open air WACO bi-plane. Food trucks, activities and more will be part of the event.

• BOARD MEETING: The Tipp City Seniors Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• CARRY-IN: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have a carry-in luncheon at noon at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

Friday

• PULLED PORK: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow falls, will offer pulled pork sandwich, cucumber salad and chips for $8 from 6-7:30 p.m.

• FROG WATCH: The Miami County Park District will hold its FrogWatch program at 9 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, Covington. Participants transform into citizen scientists as they learn how to identify frogs and toads by their calls and assist a park district naturalist in surveying the populations at the Reserve. Data collected will be included in the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program. More information on the survey can be found at aza.org/frogwatch. Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com, emailing [email protected] or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.

• STEAK DINNER: A New York strip steak dinner will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish & Game.

• COMPUTER Q&A: Local computer expert Valerie Mckay will offer individual 30 minute sessions at the Milton-Union Public Library to answer questions about basic computer skills from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration is required. Call (937) 698-5515 to sign up for a time slot.

• PRAYER BREAKFAST: The Troy Men’s Prayer Breakfast will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Community Center, Troy.

• HAMBURGERS: The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 586, 377 N. Third St., Tipp City, will prepare hamburgers with toppings, potato salad, and baked beans for your dining pleasure starting at 6 p.m.

• TINSEL TREES: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have Tinsel Trees at 9:30 a.m.

Saturday-Sunday

• CIVIL WAR: The 110th OVI Skirmish will be at the VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, and hamburgers will be available on the range from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Come see the excitement of the Civil War.

Saturday

• FISH FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer an all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner with French fries, baked beans and apple sauce for $9 from 5-7 p.m.

• PRESCHOOL IN PARK: The Miami County Park District will hold its Preschool in the Park “Creeking” program from 11 a.m. to noon at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, south of Tipp City. Join park district naturalist Gecko Jody and play in the shallow end of the creek. There will be story time and a short tot sized hike. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don’t forget a change of clothes and a towel. 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.

• CAMPFIRE: The Miami County Park District and the VIPs will hold its “Cast Iron Cooking” campfire from 6-9 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, Covington. Participants will start their evening with the Park District VIPs as they teach the secrets of cast iron cooking. Afterward, sit around the campfire and sample the delicious cuisine. Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com, emailing [email protected] or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City will host a community blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon in the South Campus Chapel, 7695 S. County Road 25-A. It’s a chance to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• SCHOOL SUPPLIES: A school supply giveaway will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Open Arms Apostolic Church, 4075 S. Tipp-Cowlesville Road, Tipp City, in the fellowship hall in the rear of the church.

• KARAOKE: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will host karaoke from 7 p.m. to close.

• EAT OUT: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will eat out at Studebakers, New Carlisle, at 4:30 p.m. A Euchre party will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday

• CIVIC BAND: The Troy Civic Band will feature the award-winning male vocal group The Quintessentials at its next concert at 7 p.m. at Treasure Island Park. Also on the program, the band will pay tribute to John Slonaker, retired band director, trumpet artist and teacher, who founded the original Troy Community Band in the 1970s. Slonaker will conduct two numbers on the program, most notably “49th Parallel,” by Vaughan Williams and arranged by Troy grad Mark Grauer. The concert is entitled Pops By The Riverside and will be under the baton of Bill McIntosh. The concert is free and the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets on which to sit.

• 5K: The Miami County Park District will hold a 5K trail run/walk at 9 a.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, Covington. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants are encouraged to step outdoors and onto the trail as part of a healthy lifestyle. The pre-registration fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Register online at AllianceRunning.com. Day of registration is $25. Visit MiamiCountyParks.com for more information.

• BREAKFAST: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 586, Tipp City, will offer 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, home fries, waffles, French toast, pancakes, regular toast, fruit, juices and cinnamon rolls.

Monday

• BOOK DISCUSSION: This month, the book for the Adult Evening Book Discussion is “The Weight of Water” by Anita Shreve. This double mystery is double the excitement. They will meet in the multi-purpose room at 7 p.m.

• CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty Listeners gather from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. This group of women listens to a lighthearted book while working on joint and individual craft projects. Both experienced crafters and those wanting to learn are welcome.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Bradford High School will host a community blood drive from 3-6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, 750 Railroad Ave. It’s a chance for students, parents and community members to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• ALTRUSA: Altrusa International of Troy will host its monthly lunch program at noon at Riverside. The local service club welcomes guest speaker Jasmine Grossnickle, Ohio Wildlife Officer for Miami County. Grossnickle will share about the daily responsibilities of her job including enforcing laws and educating the public.

• The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will prepare shrimp and French fries for $5 starting at 6 p.m.

Aug. 16

• PRESCHOOL IN PARK: The Miami County Park District will hold its Preschool in the Park “Creeking” program from 11 a.m. to noon at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, south of Tipp City. Join park district naturalist Gecko Jody and play in the shallow end of the creek. There will be story time and a short tot sized hike. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don’t forget a change of clothes and a towel. 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.

• TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots meet from 11-11:30 a.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library in West Milton. This is an opportunity for children from birth to 3-years-old and their caretakers to hear developmentally appropriate stories, play games, sing songs, and do other activities with children’s librarian Wendy Heisey.

• LIBRARY BOARD: The Milton-Union Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. The library is located at 560 S. Main St., West Milton.

• QUARTER AUCTION: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will host a quarter auction from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $2, which gives participants one number for bidding, more numbers are available for purchase. All proceeds go to the charity of the evening. Food will be available for purchase from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at a reasonable price.

• CRAFTS: Tipp City Seniors members and guests will work on crafts and quilting beginning at 9 a.m. 320 S. First St., Tipp City. A program by Dorothy Love Retirement Community will follow on “Signs of Dementia.”

Aug. 17

• KIWANIS MEETING: The Piqua Kiwanis will meet at noon. This will be a welcoming lunch for newly hired teachers in Piqua City Schools, Piqua Catholic and Upper Valley Career Center at the Piqua Central Intermediate School. For more information, call Brian Phillips at 778-158 or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• KIWANIS: Kiwanis Club of Troy will welcome Major Joshua Roberts, pilot of the C-17 Cargo plane, as he will be speaking about his experience in piloting this massive plane. Lunch meeting starts at noon at the Troy Country Club.

• STORY TIME: “Peacocks” are the subject at the Milton-Union Public Library Story Time this week. Children’s librarian Wendy Heisey will hold two sessions, one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. Stories, crafts, games and puppet shows are included in the activities for preschool children and their caretakers.

• BEAGLE VISIT: State Senator Bill Beagle is scheduled to visit Riverside Developmental Disabilities at the next “Adventures in Advocacy” meeting, to discuss Ohio laws and issues of importance to people with developmental disabilities. Adventures in Advocacy is comprised of adults with developmental disabilities who have an interest in gaining skills and learning how to better advocate for themselves. The meeting with Senator Beagle will be at 3:30 p.m. at Riverside, 1625 Troy Sidney Road, Troy. Adults with disabilities, their family members, guardians and service providers are welcome to attend. No registration is necessary. For more information, visit www.riversidedd.org or contact Krista Smith at (937) 440-3000.

• 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.

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

Aug. 18

• BOOK DISCUSSION: The book this month is “Eight Hundred Grapes” by Laura Dave. This is a story of love, marriage, family, wine, and all the ways they intersect. The group will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

• PLANNING MEETING: As Fort Rowdy organizers prepare for the 24th Gathering, they will hold weekly meetings every Thursday until Labor Day weekend. The meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Covington City Building.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Mid-County Church of Christ in Troy will host a community blood drive from 4-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, 1580 N. Dorset Road. It’s a chance to boost the summer blood supply and possibly win an Alaska vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• SLOPPY JOES: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 586, Tipp City, will offer sloppy joe sandwiches with chips for $4 and cookies two for 50 cents starting at 6 p.m. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. for $5.

• CARRY-IN: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have a carry-in luncheon at noon at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

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