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Today


• CLASS MEETING: The Piqua Central High School class of 1961 will meet for at 12:30 p.m. at Heck Yeah’s Sports Grill, 5795 N. County Road 25-A, Piqua. Participants will order off the menu. Classmates’ spouses or significant others are invited to attend. No reservations are required.


Thursday


• STEAK FRY: The annual Troy Area Chamber of Commerce Steak Fry and Auction “Take Flight” will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Miami County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $35 each. Call 339-8769 for more information.


• BLUEGRASS MUSIC: The Friends of the Piqua Public Library will host the Rock Island Plow Company at the library at 7 p.m. as part of its Library Lounge Series at 116 W. High St., Piqua. The concert is free.


• BOARD MEETING: The Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority Board will meet at 8 a.m. at 1695 Troy-Sidney Road, Troy.


• PORK CHOPS: American Legion Post 43, Troy, will offer 1-inch thick pork chops, baked potato and a veggie for dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. for $9.


• SLOPPY JOES: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will present sloppy joe sandwiches with chips for $3 from 6-7:30 p.m. Euchre will start at 7 p.m. for $5.


Friday


• 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 applesauce for $8 from 5-7 p.m.


• FRIES BAND: The Summer Concert Series continues with local favorite, The Fries Band in downtown Troy on Prouty Plaza at 7:30 pm. The Fries Band is known as the premier vocal band in the Dayton area. They have been entertaining people for the past 24 years with their unique treatment of popular and obscure cover songs. For more information, call 339-5455 or view www.troymainstreet.org.


• RIB EYE: A rib eye sandwich will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish and Game.


• MEATLOAF DINNER: The American Legion Riders, Post 586, Tipp City, will offer meatloaf with two sides, salad and dessert for $7 from 6-7:30 p.m.


• DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers along our beautiful trails to explore the wonderful summer changes taking place at Aullwood. Bring binoculars.


Saturday


• FARMERS MARKET: The Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. Vendors set up on South Cherry Street just off West Main Street with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. Free parking is available off West Franklin St. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit www.troymainstreet.org.


• STEAK FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a T-bone steak dinner with salad, baked potato and a roll for $13 from 5-8 p.m.


• CAMPFIRE PROGRAM: The Miami County Park District will hold the “VIP Cast Iron Cooking” campfire program from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, north of Covington. Participants will start their evening off with the park district VIPs as they teach the secrets of cast iron cooking. Sample the camp cuisine as you sit around the fire listening to legends and stories from Spirit of Thunder John De Boer. There will also be singing and playing with Jim Johnson as participants roast marshmallows and spend time with family and friends. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 104.


• MUD VOLLEYBALL: The AB Graham Center will host a mud volleyball tournament beginning at 10 a.m. at the center. Teams are $60 with a minimum of three women on the court and a maximum of eight people, with a team roster up to 10. For more informaton, call (937) 368-3700 or visit abgraham@swohio.twcbc.com.


TRANS AM NATIONALS: Tippecanoe Main Street will host the 18th annual Trans Am Nationals Cruise-In from 5-9 p.m. in the Old Historic District in downtown Tipp City with free admission. Registration cost is $10 and is from 5-7 p.m. at 12 E. Main St., across from the library. The first 250 entries will receive dash plaques and trophies will be awarded. Activities until 9 p.m. include door prizes, shopping, a 50/50 raffle, and a DJ providing music at Third and Main Streets. For more information, call Cheryl (Trans Am Club) at 513-202-1212 or Steve (Downtown) at 937-667-3696.


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


• PRAIRIE WALK: A tall grass prairie walk will be at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. Experience a bit of Ohio’s rich natural heritage on a naturalist led exploration of Aullwood’s prairie. Learn about prairie plants and animals and the importance of this tall grass ecosystem.


Sunday


• BREAKFAST SET: The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 586, Tipp City, will present an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8-11 a.m. for $6. Items available will be bacon, eggs, sausage, pancakes, waffles, French toast, regular toast, sausage, gravy, biscuits, cinnamon rolls, home fries, juices and fruit.


• ADVENTURE SERIES: The Miami County Park District will hold the monthly Naturalist Adventure Series program from 1-4 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone, Troy. This month’s “Straight Arrow” program will teach participants all about archery. Test your skills at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources archery trailer. Bows and arrows will be provided. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 104.


• PRAIRIE WALK: A tall grass prairie walk will be at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. Experience a bit of Ohio’s rich natural heritage on a naturalist led exploration of Aullwood’s prairie. Learn about prairie plants and animals and the importance of this tall grass ecosystem.


Monday


• OPTIMISTS MEET: The Troy Noon Optimist Club will meet at noon at LaPiazza. J. B. Gibson and Von Mckee will speak on behalf of the Veterans Memorial Honor Guard of Troy and will highlight some of the things they do to honor veterans’ service to the country throughout the year in the Troy community.


Aug. 27


• DINE TO DONATE: Brukner Nature Center will have spirit night at the Waffle House in Troy from 2-9 p.m. The Waffle House will donate a percentage of all sales to help support the wildlife ambassadors. No flier is needed, just mention you are eating for Brukner Nature Center.


Aug. 28


• TENDERLOIN SANDWICH: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will offer a tenderloin sandwich with fries for $5 from 6-7:30 p.m.


• DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers along our beautiful trails to explore the wonderful summer changes taking place at Aullwood. Bring binoculars.


Aug. 29


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


• PIZZA NIGHT: Pizza night will be offered at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fish and Game.


Aug. 30


• OHIO YOUNG BIRDERS CLUB: Brukner Nature Center’s Young Birders’ Club will meet at the interpretive building to explore the world of one of nature’s ecosystem engineers — woodpeckers. Young Birders Club meets from 9-11 a.m. Membership is $10 per year. High quality binoculars and field guides are provided for use during meetings and field trips, so no additional equipment is needed. Call (937) 698-6493 if you have any questions and to make a reservation.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. Vendors set up on South Cherry Street just off West Main Street with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. Free parking is available off West Franklin St. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit www.troymainstreet.org.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


• FREE HAIRCUTS: The Beauty Revolution at Ruby’s Salon will offer free walk-in haircuts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more about this community event or to volunteer, visit The Beauty Revolution at Ruby’s Salon Facebook page.


• AMISH QUILTS: The 25th annual Amish Quilt Exhibit will open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continue through Oct. 11 on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. More than 100 quilts and wallhangings will be on display, made throughout a year by two Amish families. Also included in the exhibit are hand-woven rugs, placemats, baskets, wooden toys and a variety of hardwood furniture or recycled plastic/wood furniture. Visit the Aullwood website at http://aullwood.center.audubon.org for more information.


Aug. 31


• MUSIC IN THE PARK: The Miami County Park District will hold the Music in the Park “Red Barn Melodies” program from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. Participants are invited to sit in the shade of the old oak trees and listen to the sound of music and nature. Bring a blanket to sit on and a snack to eat. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 104.


Sept. 2


• LITERACY COUNCIL: The Troy Literacy Council, an all-volunteer organization, will meet at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center at 7 p.m. Adults seeking help with basic literacy or wish to learn English as a second language, and those interested in becoming tutors, are asked to contact our message center at (937) 660-3170 for further information.


Sept. 6


• CREATURE FEATURE: Brukner Nature Center will present “Hawks vs. Owls” from 2-3 p.m. Join participants as they meet one of these birds of prey and explore similarities and differences between these raptors to discover what makes each such great predators. This event is free with admission to the center; BNC members are free.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. Vendors set up on South Cherry Street just off West Main Street with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. Free parking is available off West Franklin St. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit www.troymainstreet.org.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Sept. 7


• SCHOOL REUNION: The Elizabeth Township, Miami County School reunion will be at 1 p.m. in the Elizabeth Township Community Center, 5760 Walnut Road, Troy. The event is for all graduates, teachers, bus drivers or anyone having attended Elizabeth School at any time. Bring a covered dish and tableware; drinks will be furnished. For more information, call Phyllis Meet at (937) 776-2878 or Kathy Schaefer at (937) 339-7278.


Sept. 10


• CLASS LUNCH: The Troy High School class of 1962 will hold a formal lunch gathering at 1 p.m. at Marion’s Pizza, located at 1270 Experiment Farm Road, Troy. All classmates are welcome. The class will be getting together on a monthly basis at Marion’s. For more information, contact Sharon Mathes at (937) 335-1696 or Esther Jackson at (937) 339-1526.


Sept. 12


• WINE TASTING: The Friends of the Piqua Public Library will present “Bubbles in a Bottle” at the library at 7 p.m. as part of its Library Lounge Series. Julia Benkert of Love 2 Wine Parties will share information about and give tastes of a variety of sparkling wines from all over the world. The event is free and open to the public, and only for those over the age of 21. Light refreshments and door prizes will be provided. The event will be held in the lobby of the Piqua Public Library at 116 W. High St. More information, visit www1.youseemore.com/piqua.


Sept. 13


• FARMERS MARKET: The Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. Vendors set up on South Cherry Street just off West Main Street with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. Free parking is available off West Franklin St. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit www.troymainstreet.org.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


• JOB FAIR: A Career Day and Job Fair will be held at Hobart Arena. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Career Day, but the Job Fair is 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Sept. 17


• HOMESCHOOL NATURE CLUB: Sign-up your homeschooled student for an afternoon of discovery. The program is scheduled for every third Wednesday of the month from 2-4 p.m.. Staff naturalists have developed hands-on educational and lesson plans, using live wildlife and outdoor exploration. The fee for these innovative programs is $2.50 for BNC members and $5 for non-members. Registration and payment are due by 5 p.m. on the Monday before each program. The topic for September is “Butterflies and Moths.”


Sept. 20


• CRUISE-IN: The Christiansburg Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a classic car cruise-in on the streets of Christiansburg, located on State 55, between State Route 235 and State Route 201. Car registration is from 3-5 p.m., and awards presented at 7 p.m. Dash plaques will be given to the first 140 entries, along with top 40 awards. There will be a $10 registration fee.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Sept. 27


• PET FEST: The community Pet Fest & Rescue Reunion will return to Miami County from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Waco Air Field on County Road 25-A, Troy. Leashed pets are are invited to the event, but no retractable leashes. The event is meant to be a celebration of pets in our lives, opportunity to learn about local rescue efforts, information about responsible pet care and many vendors selling pet related items. Activities will include a doggie parade, photo booth, dog contests, raffle items, training showcase, 50/50 raffle and many rescue groups (dog, cat and bird) will be on site as well. Food vendors for the day will include T’s Freeze and Hot Dog Express. Admission will be $5 per carload with a requested donation of dry dog or cat food, which in turn provides participants with a free raffle ticket.


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Sept. 30


• FREE HAIRCUTS: The Beauty Revolution at Ruby’s Salon will offer free walk-in haircuts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more about this community event or to volunteer, visit The Beauty Revolution at Ruby’s Salon Facebook page.


Oct. 4


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Oct. 8


• CLASS LUNCH: The Troy High School class of 1962 will hold a formal lunch gathering at 1 p.m. at Marion’s Pizza, located at 1270 Experiment Farm Road, Troy. All classmates are welcome. The class will be getting together on a monthly basis at Marion’s. For more information, contact Sharon Mathes at (937) 335-1696 or Esther Jackson at (937) 339-1526.


Oct. 11


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Oct. 18


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Oct. 25


• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s parking lot. Maple syrup, plants, vegetables, flowers and baked goods will be available for purchase from local vendors.


Nov. 12


• CLASS LUNCH: The Troy High School class of 1962 will hold a formal lunch gathering at 1 p.m. at Marion’s Pizza, located at 1270 Experiment Farm Road, Troy. All classmates are welcome. The class will be getting together on a monthly basis at Marion’s. For more information, contact Sharon Mathes at (937) 335-1696 or Esther Jackson at (937) 339-1526.


Nov. 29


Dec. 10


• CLASS LUNCH: The Troy High School class of 1962 will hold a formal lunch gathering at 1 p.m. at Marion’s Pizza, located at 1270 Experiment Farm Road, Troy. All classmates are welcome. The class will be getting together on a monthly basis at Marion’s. For more information, contact Sharon Mathes at (937) 335-1696 or Esther Jackson at (937) 339-1526.


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Monday


• OPTIMISTS MEET: The Troy Noon Optimist Club will meet at noon at LaPiazza.


Civic agendas


• Monroe Township Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at the Township Building.


• Tipp City Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the board office, 90 S. Tippecanoe Drive. Call 667-8444 for more information.


• The Tipp City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at the Government Center.


• The Tipp City Parks Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at the Tipp City Government Center.


• The Troy City Council will meet the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. in the meeting room in Council Chambers.


• The Staunton Township Trustees will meet the first and third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Staunton Township building.


• Covington Village Council will meet on the second and fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.


• Covington Board of Public Affairs will meet the first and third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Water Department office located at 123 W. Wright St., Covington.


• The Police and Fire Committee of Village Council will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. prior to the council meeting.


• The Covington Street Committee will meet the fourth Monday of each month immediately following the regular council meeting.


• Laura Village Council will meet the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Municipal building.


• The Potsdam Village Council will meet on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the village offices.


• Brown Township Board of Trustees will meet the second and fourth Monday of the month at 8 p.m. in the Township Building in Conover.


• The Union Township Trustees will meet the second and last Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Township Building, 9497 Markley Road, P.O. Box E, Laura. Call 698-4480 for more information.


• The Miami County Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet on the third Monday at 5 p.m. at 2000 W. Stanfield Road, Troy. (January, Feb. and July, meetings are on 2nd Monday.)


Tuesday


Civic agendas


• The village of West Milton Council will meet the second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers.


• The village of West Milton Council will have its workshop meeting on the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the council chambers.


• The Concord Township Trustees will meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Concord Township Memorial Building, 1150 Horizon West Court, Troy.


• Pleasant Hill Township Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday in the township building, 210 W. Walnut St., Pleasant Hill.


Wednesday


• CLASS MEETING: The Troy High Class of 1965 will meet on the first Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Marion’s Piazza.


Civic agendas


• The Elizabeth Township Trustees will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the township building, 5710 Walnut Grove Road, Troy.


• The Covington Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday in the Covington Middle School for a regular board meeting.


• The village of West Milton Planning Board will meet the first Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers.


Thursday


Civic agendas


• The Newton Local School Board of Education will meet on the third Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the media center at the school.


• The Lostcreek Township Board of Trustees meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Lostcreek Township Building, Casstown.


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