Area briefs


Thomas to turn 90

TROY — A 90th birthday party for Oran Thomas’ 90th birthday will be from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 24 at Union Baptist Church, 1833 E. Peterson Road, Troy.

The event will be hosted by Oran’s children, who ask that gifts be omitted. Cards are welcome.

For more information, call Cindy Robe at (419) 610-8461.

Lehman plans open house

SIDNEY — Lehman Catholic High School’s Open House will be 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the school, 2400 St. Mary’s Ave. Prospective students, especially those in fifth to eighth grades, and their parents are invited. In addition, the annual Science Fair will take place that night at 8:30 p.m. In the school’s Geise Family Gymnasium.

The Open House will give prospective students and their parents the opportunity to experience Lehman and how its mission to “guide students to discover, embrace and utilize their gifts and talents for the glory of God and service to others” is the cornerstone to life at Lehman.

The event will allow guests to: tour classrooms; meet faculty; learn about financial aid; discover more about college-prep classes with Edison State, University of Dayton, and Wright-State; meet current Lehman parents and students; and register for the chance to win a $500 scholarship for incoming freshmen.

For more information about the open house, call (937) 498-1161.

Y to offer free Zumba class

TROY — The Miami County YMCA will host a free Zumba class for the community on Thursday, Feb. 8. Class will be from 10:15-11:30 a.m. at the Robinson Branch, Troy.

Zumba is a high energy class designed to bring people together to sweat it on. Zumba combines low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.

No need to register.

For more information, contact Kaci Gessaman at 440-9622.

Mills Brothers concert set

PIQUA — Johnston Farm and Indian Agency and the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce will present an Evening with the Mills Brothers, featuring John Mills and Elmer Hopper at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the Fort Piqua Plaza.

The music of Piqua’s own Mills Brothers will be familiar and will be sure to rekindle memories of these prolific performers.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for Johnston Farm Friends & Ohio History Connection members, available at Apple Tree Gallery, Piqua Chamber of Commerce, Readmore’s Hallmark during regular business hours until April 9 (cash or check), and via credit card by calling the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency at (937) 773-2522.