Area briefs

Sesquicentennial planning meeting set

PLEASANT HILL — Plans are being developed for the celebration of Pleasant Hill’s Sesquicentennial celebration in 2016.

Officers for the event are chairperson Ruthann Coate Beck, co-chair-Steve Patton; secretary Jill Resides and treasurer Lolita Schultz

Committees are — parade, carnival and games, food, historical displays, publicity, car and tractor show, entertainment and fund raising. Many volunteers are needed to work on the committees and assist with the various functions of the committees. Those with talent in these areas are asked to consider helping out.

The next planning meeting at 7 p.m. July 23 in the Pleasant Hill History Center, 8 E. Monument Ave., Pleasant Hill.

Contact Ruthann Coate Beck at (937) 698-3165 or Steve Patton (937) 676-2180 to put your name on the volunteer list.

5K run/walk offered

COVINGTON — The Covington Outreach Association will be hosting it’s Eighth annual COA 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday.

On-site same day registration will be $20 (with no T-shirt provided) on the morning of the race beginning at 7 a.m. The 5K Scenic River Run/Walk will begin near Stillwater Community Church, 7900 West Sugar Grove, Covington, at the intersection of Sugar Grove and Owens Road.

Parking will be available at and near the church. For more information, call (937) 473-2415 or email for more details.

Proceeds benefit Covington Community Food Pantry and the outreach ministries of Covington Outreach Association.

Reeanctors to be at museum

TROY — The People Of The Ohio Country will be at the Overfield Tavern Museum, 201 E. Water St., Troy, from 1-5 p.m. Saturday.

There will be demonstrations in the backyard of the museum of everyday activities such as cooking, fabric dying, leather craft and other skills common to pioneer life on the Ohio Frontier.

For more information visit the museum website at or on Facebook at Overfield Tavern Museum.