Area briefs

Hayner event free to public

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will host Cabaret & Cabernet with the David Wion Trio at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

Join participants for a Broadway sing-a-long as the Hayner’s East Room is transformed into a “New York style” piano bar complete with cabaret tables, hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks. Wine will be available for purchase. Lyric sheets of all time favorite Broadway tunes will be provided for the sing-a-long.

This musical evening is free and open to the public and is intended for an adult audience.

For more information, visit or call (937) 339-0457.

Knitters to help cancer patients

TROY — Knitters will meet from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Lion and Lamb Knit Shop, 6 E. Main St., Troy, to knit items for cancer victims.

Bring your yarn, needles and patterns. Some patterns are available.

For more information, call 339-3133.

Watershed conference upcoming

SHARONVILLE — Watershed and stormwater management experts from across Ohio and surrounding states will take part in a three-day conference addressing stormwater flooding, erosion, and water quality concerns across the state.

The conference will be held May 4-6 at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati.

The Ohio Stormwater Association, and the Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners are hosting the conference. The 2016 Ohio Stormwater Conference is the ninth annual conference dedicated to advance the knowledge and understanding of comprehensive stormwater management for those dealing in all aspects of planning, design, implementation and regulatory compliance. Professionals working on stormwater issues, including engineers, consultants, watershed organizations, governmental organizations and academic staff will attend the conference for three days of best practices, information exchange and professional networking. Elected officials, citizens and students are invited to attend, to become better educated about the public health and safety issues, as well as economic impacts, associated with poorly managed storm water and better, greener ways to confront these growing problems.

For more information, contact Harry Stark, executive director, at (216) 385-5248, or at