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• 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.


• PETAL PLAY: If you love flowers but have no luck growing them you might want to try creating them with the appli-bond method. You use two or more fabrics that are fused together with HeatnBond UltraHold. The stiffened appliqué pieces are cut out and attached in the center with embroidery stitches to create three-dimensional flowers. This class will meet Wednesday evenings June 11 and 18 at 6:30-8:30 p.m. You must pre-register at the library before the first class and get your supply list. Also every student is required to purchase the book, which is available on Amazon.


• KIWANIS MEETING: The Troy Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Troy Country Club. Kari Shapiro from First Light Home Care will speak.


• STORY HOUR: Story Hour will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Children ages kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy stories, puppet shows and crafts at the library. Call (937) 698-5515 or visit Facebook or www.mupubliclibrary.org for details on weekly themes.


• CRAFTACULAR WEDNESDAY: Craftacular Wednesdays are offered from 6-7:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Milton-Union Public Library. Upcoming crafts will be on display at the library. The deadline to sign up is the Monday before each craft and all sessions are free.


• WILD WEATHER: The Miami County Park District will host the Troy-Miami County Bookmobile at 2 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone, Troy. The program theme is “Wild Weather.” In addition to a visit from the Bookmobile, participants can enjoy family friendly activities including games, story time, crafts and a walk around the Preserve. All ages are invited. 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.


• KNOT JUST KNITTING: Do you knit, quilt, crochet, scrapbook or any other craft? Bring your projects at 6:30 p.m. to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library in Pleasant Hill and share your knowledge with other crafters. All skill levels are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library in Pleasant Hill at (937) 676-2731.


• STAUNTON LUNCH: The Staunton School Alumni will be having their luncheon at 11:30am. at Friendly’s restaurant in Troy. Graduates, or anyone having attended the school is invited to come. F0r more information, call Shirley at (937) 335-2859.


Thursday


• COMPUTER CLASS: The Milton-Union Public Library will have a computer class “Proper Care & Feeding of Windows Computers” at 6 p.m. For more information please call the library at 698-5515; enrollment is limited.


• GARAGE SALE: Hoffman United Methodist Church will have an all church family garage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the church activity center. There will be lots of clothing, household items, toys, bicycles and miscellaneous articles. Many items will be priced for a quarter each. The proceeds from this garage sale will go towards local missions.

The church is located at 201 S. Main St., West Milton. Call (937) 698-4401 for more information.


• DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers as they experience the wonderful seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars.


• MOON WALK: A June full moon walk will be from 8:30-10 p.m. at Aullwood. June is the month for strawberries. Wild strawberries appear in meadows and add a special taste treat to an outdoor walk. An Aullwood naturalist will lead this relaxing night walk in the light of the Strawberry Moon.


• BLUEGRASS MUSIC: The Tipp Roller Mill Theater, 225 E. Main St. in Tipp City, will open for its 19th season with a 7 p.m. show by Amethyst, an acoustic music group comprised of youngsters, and is led by Brian Ehlers, a music veteran and teacher for many years. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for students in grades K-12. For more information, call (937) 667-3696.


• HAMBURGERS AND EUCHRE: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will offer hamburger sandwiches with toppings for $3 and French fries for $1 from 6-7:30 p.m. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. for $5.


• CHURCH YARD SALE: Open Arms Church, located at 4075 S. Tipp-Cowelsville Rd., Tipp City, will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds to benefit missions to Haiti.


Friday


• TACO BAR AND BINGO: The AB Graham Memorial Center in Conover will host a taco bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $6 adults, $3 kids; children 3 and under eat free. Bingo will be held from 7-9 p.m. at 25 cents a card per game; 20 games will be played.


• GARDEN AND ANTIQUE SHOW: The 16th annual Lost Creek Garden and Antique Show will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. at 1058 Knoop Road, two miles east of Troy off State Route 41. There will be 30 local vendors and artisans promoting their flora, wares and talent, along with good food and music. Admission is $5.


• CHICKEN DINNER: The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 586, Tipp City, will present a meal of baked chicken breast, potatoes, veggie, salad and dessert for $7 from 6-7:30 p.m.


• CHURCH YARD SALE: Open Arms Church, located at 4075 S. Tipp-Cowelsville Rd., Tipp City, will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds to benefit missions to Haiti.


Saturday


• KICKBALL TOURNAMENT: Games start at 10 a.m. at the AB Graham Memorial Center in Conover. Cost is $60 per team; can roster up to 12. Teams are coed. Registration ends Thursday, June 12. Call (937) 368-3700 to register.


• 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.


• 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.


• 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.


• FAMILY DISCOVERY DAYS: Brukner Nature Center’s Family Discovery Days will be offered from 2-4 p.m. for this hands-on program that’s fun for all ages, including adults. Staff will be bringing nets out and catching dragonflies, going to the creek and searching for crayfish and learning to use binoculars as participants search for backyard birds, all with the help of a BNC naturalist. Each program will include something cool you can take home to remember all you’ve learned. Registration is preferred, but not required and is free for BNC members, non-member admission fee is $2.50 per person or $10 per family.


• SATURDAY SHOWCASE: The Milton-Union Public Library will feature a movie for different age groups from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Popcorn and light refreshments will be offered.


• CANOE PROGRAM: The Miami County Park District will hold a canoe program at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at Treasure Island in Troy and be transported by bus to the canoe launch where they will take a leisurely float back down river to Treasure Island. Registration fee is $5 per person. Registration is required and opens May 1st. Must be 18 or older or accompanied by an adult with parental consent to participate. 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.


• FAMILY WALK: A family discovery walk will be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. An Aullwood naturalist teacher will lead this leisurely walk along Aullwood’s trails to discover the natural delights of summer. A visit to Muskrat Marsh or Bluegill Pond always reveals turtles, frogs and dragonflies and the peaceful North Woods is now a haven for summer birds.


• GARDEN AND ANTIQUE SHOW: The 16th annual Lost Creek Garden and Antique Show will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1058 Knoop Road, two miles east of Troy off State Route 41. There will be 30 local vendors and artisans promoting their flora, wares and talent, along with good food and music. Admission is $5.


Sunday


• FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST: Father’s Day all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served by The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, from 8-11 a.m. for $6. Items available will be eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, home fries, toast (white or wheat), French toast, fruit, cinnamon rolls and juices.


• BREAKFAST SET: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer breakfast ala carte from 8-11 a.m.


• VIEW FROM THE VISTA: Brukner Nature Center will be having its View from the Vista from 2-4 p.m. Join members of the Brukner Bird Club for a relaxing afternoon. Come out and watch the spectacle of the migration and discover who passes through to more northerly breeding grounds and who will soon be bringing young to the feeders!. All levels of birders welcome! Free and open to the public.


• DOG SOCIAL: The Miami County Park District will hold its monthly dog social from 1-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. If your dog is nice and plays well with others, bring them to the park to take part in “Working Dogs.” There will be a live sheep herding demonstration with special guest Chris Thompson, his wonderful border collies and real sheep. Please remember owners are responsible for their dogs. 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.


• FAMILY WALK: A family discovery walk will be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. An Aullwood naturalist teacher will lead this leisurely walk along Aullwood’s trails to discover the natural delights of summer. A visit to Muskrat Marsh or Bluegill Pond always reveals turtles, frogs and dragonflies and the peaceful North Woods is now a haven for summer birds.


• ZUMBA CLASS: A free zumba class is being offered at 5 p.m. at the Salsa City Fitness Studio, 29 S. Norwich Dr., Troy, by instructor Angela Davis. The class is an intermediate zumba class and is great for beginners or anyone that enjoys zumba. For more information, contact Davis at (937) 451-9120.


Monday


• CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty Listeners will meet from 1-2 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Participants listen to an audio book and work on various craft projects.


• STORY CORNER: Bonnie’s Story Corner will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Warner, a volunteer at the library, will host a reading hour for children of all ages.


• SHRIMP DINNER: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will offer shrimp and French fries for $5 from 6-7:30 p.m.


Tuesday


• TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots, an interactive program for infants, toddlers and their caregivers will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library.


• BOARD MEETING: The board of trustees of the Milton-Union Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.


• EXPLORATION HIKE: The Miami County Park District will have an adult exploration hike at 9 a.m. at Garbry Big Woods Reserve, 6660 Casstown-Sidney Road, east of Piqua. Join a park district naturalist or volunteer leader as they head out to explore nature. Walks are not strenuous or fast-paced. 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.


June 18


• STORY HOUR: Story Hour will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Children ages kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy stories, puppet shows and crafts at the library. Call (937) 698-5515 or visit Facebook or www.mupubliclibrary.org for details on weekly themes.


• CRAFTACULAR WEDNESDAY: Craftacular Wednesdays are offered from 6-7:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Milton-Union Public Library. Upcoming crafts will be on display at the library. The deadline to sign up is the Monday before each craft and all sessions are free.


• KIWANIS MEETING: The Troy Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Troy Country Club. Brian Stewart from Ohio Fallen Heroes will speak.


June 19


• SUMMER SOLSTICE EVENT: The Brukner Nature Center Summer Solstice event’s theme will be “Plight of our Pollinators” featuring a guest lecturer, insect-inspired refreshments as well as one-of-a-kind insect portraits. Come meet artist Michael Glass at 7 p.m. for an opening reception of his abstract pointillism paintings. At 7:15 p.m., participants will settle into their seats for a lecture on native pollinators and what we can do to help their populations. Admission is $5 for BNC members and $10 for non-members, and includes a selection of organic wines and light hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds from this event and the sale of the artwork will support native plant restoration projects.


• BOOK DISCUSSION: The Milton-Union Public Library High Nooners book discussion group will meet at noon to discuss “Left Neglected,” by Lisa Genova. Call the library at 698-5515 for information about discussion groups.


• DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers as they experience the wonderful seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars.


June 20


• DOWNTOWN CONCERT: Troy Main Street will offer the Eric Jerardi Band to Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy at 7:30 p.m. Eric Jerardi is considered a true blues rocker. Jerardi has released seven CDs since 1995 and has worked with some of the industry’s best.


June 21


• FUNDRAISING PARTY: A fundraising party for Pam Klatte will be offered from 6-9:30 p.m. at Shady Springs Stables, 270 Polecat Road, Troy. The event will include a pig roast, silent auction, refreshments, wood fired pizza oven and music for adults 21 years and older only. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at The Cakery, Troy Sports Center, Joe Johnson Chevrolet, Jim Taylor’s Troy Ford, Erwin Chrysler Dodge-Jeep and Arbogast Buick-Point-GMC Truck. No tickets will be sold at the door the day of the event.


• PUBLIC STAR GAZE: Join the Stillwater Stargazers and explore the starry night sky at 10 p.m. at Brukner Nature Center. Members will have their telescopes set up to answer questions. This program is free and open to the public, following the night hike.


• 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.


• PORK CHOPS: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a marinated pork chop dinner (non marinated pork chops available upon request) with baked potato and corn for $9 from 5-7 p.m.


• 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.


• NIGHT HIKE: Brukner Nature Center will have a night hike at 9 p.m. Every month BNC naturalists plan a nighttime adventure in to the Brukner woodlands. It’s the first day of summer, don’t let the longest day of the year end when the sun goes down. Join staff as they search the BNC woods for those insects which try to keep the light going through the dark, the amazing lightning bug. These insects can often be seen around dusk using bio-luminescence to communicate to each other and each species of lightning bug has its own specific pattern of flashing as to only attract similar individuals. Free and open to the public.


• MONITORING WORKSHOP: Being an stream quality monitoring workshop is easy and fun, and it doesn’t take a large commitment of time or any prior experience. Join Brukner Nature Center coordinators from 10 a.m. to noon at a free workshop, and let the center’s SQM coordinators teach you how to identify macroinvertebrates and how to record your findings. Contact the SQM coordinator in your area or attend a workshop for more information.


• SATURDAY SHOWCASE: The Milton-Union Public Library will feature a movie for different age groups from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Popcorn and light refreshments will be offered.


• BUNNIES IN THE GARDEN: A farm walk will be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood Farm, 9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton. Come enjoy the beauty of spring with a stroll in the garden. Pick some herbs, plant some seeds, work the soil up and listen to a story about a funny bunny. Meet one of Aullwood’s softest animals, the rabbit, and help feed her some tasty treats. Get a chance to brush her and learn how she is taken care of.


June 22


• 5K RUN: The Miami County Park District will hold a 5K trail run/walk at 9 a.m. at Garbry Big Woods Reserve, 6660 Casstown-Sidney Road, east of Piqua. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants are encouraged to step outdoors and onto the trail as part of a healthy lifestyle. Teams of 10 or more are invited to participate in the Team Challenge visit MiamiCountyParks.com for more information. The registration fee is $20 for pre-registration and $25 for day of registration. For more information, visit Speedy-Feet.com or MiamiCountyParks.com.


• ADVENTURE SERIES: The Miami County Park District will hold its monthly Naturalist Adventure Series program from 1-4 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone Road, Troy. At “Radio Flyers & Rockets,” participants will learn about all things that fly. Air powered paper rockets will even be created on site. 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.


• FAMILY WALK: A family discovery walk will be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. An Aullwood naturalist teacher will lead this leisurely walk along Aullwood’s trails to discover the natural delights of summer. A visit to Muskrat Marsh or Bluegill Pond always reveals turtles, frogs and dragonflies and the peaceful North Woods is now a haven for summer birds.


• BLUEGRASS BRUNCH: Feast on made-from-scratch brunch while enjoying lively bluegrass music with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Old Arcana Restaurant, 109 W. George St., Arcanum.


• BLUEGRASS IN THE PARK: Enjoy a free evening of bluegrass music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass from 7-8 p.m. in Memorial Park, St. Marys. Bring a lawnchair.


June 23


• BOOK CLUB: Come to the Troy-Miami County Public Library’s adult book club at 6:30 p.m. Participants will be reading and discussing “A River Runs Through It and Other Stories,” by Norman Maclean for the month of June. The Book Lovers Anonymous Book Club usually meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. Members read a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. For more information, call 339-0502, Ext. 120.


• CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty Listeners will meet from 1-2 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Participants listen to an audio book and work on various craft projects.


• STORY CORNER: Bonnie’s Story Corner will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Warner, a volunteer at the library, will host a reading hour for children of all ages.


• SNAKES ALIVE: A Christ-centered, educational, entertaining, presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Troy First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Franklin St. Herpetologist Rick Teepen has combined his experience with reptiles, and his passion for spreading the good news into a unique, fascinating presentation that connects his audience with God, through live reptiles, and biblical facts. A free will offering will be taken. Please call the church office at (937) 335-2826 with any questions.


June 24


• TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots, an interactive program for infants, toddlers and their caregivers will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library.


• TEEN EVENT: The Milton-Union Public Library will host a Teen Summer Reading Program event “Science of Myths” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join staff for games and activities as we take a closer look at Bigfoot, mermaids and other creatures of cryptozoology.


June 25


• WACKY WATER: The Miami County Park District will host the Troy-Miami County Bookmobile at 2 p.m. at Garbry Big Woods Reserve, 6660 Casstown-Sidney Road, east of Piqua. The theme of this visit by the Bookmobile is “Wacky Water.” The library will provide family-friendly activities including games, story times, Bookmobile, take and make crafts and a chance to explore the pond. All ages are welcome. 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.


• MORNING BIRDING: The Miami County Park District will hold Wednesday Morning Birding at 8:30 a.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, north of Covington. Scour the trails with park district naturalist Meadowhawk Mandy to find a variety of feathered friends. All findings will be submitted to Ebird, an online community of birders, conservationists and citizen scientists. 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.


• KIWANIS MEETING: The Troy Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Troy Country Club. This meeting will be the membership drive.


• STORY HOUR: Story Hour will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Children ages kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy stories, puppet shows and crafts at the library. Call (937) 698-5515 or visit Facebook or www.mupubliclibrary.org for details on weekly themes.


• CRAFTACULAR WEDNESDAY: Craftacular Wednesdays are offered from 6-7:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Milton-Union Public Library. Upcoming crafts will be on display at the library. The deadline to sign up is the Monday before each craft and all sessions are free.


June 26


• DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers as they experience the wonderful seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars.


June 27


• FISH 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 from 6-7:30 p.m. Frog legs, when available, will be offered for $10.


• BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: A bluegrass festival will be from 5-11 p.m. in Bradford. The groups for this year’s show include Showtime Grass, Rum River Blend, Sugargrove, North and South, Berachah Valley, Rock Island Plow Co. and Nightflyer. There will be a raffle and food available to purchase. The event is free.


• CRAFT EVENT: Teen Crafternoon will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Teens will create “bleach Shirts.” Participants must bring a colored shirt (dark colors work best). For more information, stop by the library.


June 28


• ADVENTURE CHALLENGE: The Miami County Park District will hold its first ever Stillwater Adventure Challenge at 12:30 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, north of Covington. Teams of two will compete against others to earn points and win prizes. Different challenges include canoeing, orienteering with a compass, geocaching, fishing, archery, photo scavenger hunt and more. Program fee is $20 per team. All teams must be registered in order to compete. 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.


• 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. There will be a Monto Carlo night after the steak fry with games and raffles.


• 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.


• SATURDAY SHOWCASE: The Milton-Union Public Library will feature a movie for different age groups from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Popcorn and light refreshments will be offered.


MEET AND GREET: A meet and greet program will be offered from 2-3 p.m. in the Wyse Pavilion at Aullwood Farm, Dayton. Aullwood is again offering an informal way to explore and enjoy the sanctuary. Enjoy cookies and punch at the refreshment station, make new discoveries and visit with others along the way. This activity is casual and informal with no formal program. A staff member will be available to help answer questions. In case of inclement weather, refreshments will be inside.


June 29


• MUSIC IN THE PARK: The Miami County Park District will hold the Music in the Park “Red Barn Melodies” program on June 29 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route, 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.


June 30


• CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty Listeners will meet from 1-2 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Participants listen to an audio book and work on various craft projects.


• STORY CORNER: Bonnie’s Story Corner will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Warner, a volunteer at the library, will host a reading hour for children of all ages.


July 5


• 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.


• ELVIS TRIBUTE: TROY — “River Rock 2: The Bicentennial Year” will present The Ultimate Tribute featuring Mike Albert and The Big “E” Band, known worldwide for the respectful portrayal of the late Elvis Presley. The event will take place on along the Miami River in the area near Treasure Island off North Elm Street (North County Road 25-A), Troy. The open-air concert begins at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 5 and is sponsored by the Troy Bicentennial Committee.


July 8


• LUCKY LEMONADE CONCERT: Slap guitarist Keith Lykins to perform at 7:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. Admission is free.


July 9


• 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.


July 11


• DOWNTOWN TROY SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: Barnaby Bright, featuring Nathan and Melissa Bliss, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. The event is free.


July 12


• 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.


• 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.


July 15


• LUCKY LEMONADE CONCERT: Piqua country artist BJ Brown and Tipp City harmonica player Jimmy Allen will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. Admission is free.


July 19


• 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.


July 22


• LUCKY LEMONADE CONCERT: Rum River Blend will play at 7:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. Admission is free.


July 25


• DOWNTOWN TROY SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra (GCO), playing a version of newgrass-art rock, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. The event is free.


July 26


• 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.


July 29


• LUCKY LEMONADE CONCERT: Enjoy 1950s rock and roll with blazing guitar and touches of country and blues as the Crazy Joe Trio performs at 7:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. Admission is free.


Aug. 1


• DOWNTOWN TROY SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: “Hippie country that rocks” band Higgins Madewell will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. The event is free.


Aug. 2


• 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.


Aug. 9


• 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.


• 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.


Aug. 13


• 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.


Aug. 16


• 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.


• 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.


Aug. 23


• 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.


Aug. 30


• 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.


Sept. 6


• 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. 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. 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.


Sept. 20


• 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


• 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. 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


• 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.


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


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 Miami County Public Defender Association will meet at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of Feb., May, August and November in the office on the second floor of the courthouse, 201 W. Main St., Troy.


• 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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