Area briefs

Donkey basketball scheduled

CASSTOWN — The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter is hosting a Donkey Basketball at 4 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Miami East Board of Education gymnasium. Doors will open at 3 p.m. Concessions will be available.

There will be free donkey rides for all children under 12 years of age. Pre-sale tickets are $6 and tickets at the door will be $8. Children 6 and under are free.

All proceeds benefit the Fletcher Food Pantry.

For more information, contact the Miami East Agricultural Education Department at 335-7070, Ext. 3212.

Craft show upcoming

WEST MILTON — Hoffman United Methodist Church will hold its annual Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in the church activity center, 201 S. Main St., West Milton.

The event will feature 20-plus booths offering a wide variety of items including jewelry, wood crafted items, candles, baked goods and more.

The Methodist Women will also offer their homemade, ready-to-cook pot pie by the bag.

The Hoffman Cafe’ will provide coffee and doughnuts, pop, sandwiches, homemade chicken corn soup, vegetable soup, and a variety of pies.

For more information, call Jean at 687-5541.

Troop adventure offered

TROY — Come join staff from 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 until 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 or a fun and educational overnight adventure for your troop.

You’ll discover the unique adaptations of Ohio’s wildlife as you encounter BNC’s wildlife ambassadors. This program is $25 per scout and $20 per leader, and is filled with nature games and lessons, as well as a late night snack, night hike, cool craft and continental breakfast.

“Camp out” in the comfort of the Heidelberg Auditorium and create lasting memories during this overnight adventure. Deadline for registration and payment is 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. Pre-register and pay by Monday, Oct. 29 and get a wildlife field guide for your troop. Girl Scout troops may now pay by cash, check or credit card.