Community Calendar


Today

• COFFEE WITH VETERANS: Coffee and doughnuts with veterans will be from 9-11 a.m. at the Miami Valley Veterans Museum, Masonic Lodge, Troy. The DAR will offer breakfast and a presentation by Tammy Puff from the Attorney Genral’s office will give a presentation. For more information, visit http://miamivalleyveteransmuseum.com/.

• NOVELTY NIGHT: The Troy Gem and Mineral Club will have its annual November Novelty Night at 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy. Club members will various items for sale and a silent and live auction will be held. Admission is a nonperishable food item for the food pantry. For more information, call 339-1379.

• STORY TIME: Parents and their child are invited to join staff for story time at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., Pleasant Hill; your child will enjoy a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as they build early literacy skills and develop a love of reading. For children ages birth to 5 years old. Registration is requested. Call (937) 676-2731 for more information or to register your child.

• TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots meet from 11-11:30 a.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library in West Milton. This is an opportunity for children from birth to 3-years-old and their caretakers to hear developmentally appropriate stories, play games, sing songs, and do other activities with children’s librarian Wendy Heisey.

• COMPUTER Q&A SESSIONS: A local expert will be offering 30-minute help sessions at the Milton-Union Public Library for those who need help with their computers. These 1-on-1 sessions can cover either software or hardware questions. Call 698-5515 to sign up between 6:30-8 p.m.

• BLOOD DRIVE: First Presbyterian Church of Troy will host a Community Blood Center blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. in the meeting room, 20 South Walnut St. The “Buckeye Strong Blood Donor” ceramic coffee tumbler is a warm gift to everyone who registers to donate. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• KIWANIS: A white elephant auction with Mike Havenar will be the focus of the Kiwanis meeting. Luncheon and meetings take place at noon Wednesdays at The Bistro Room, 1876 Commerce Drive, Piqua. For more information, call Brian Phillips (778-1586) or visit www.freewebs.com/piquakiwanis/.

• SUPPORT GROUP: The Miami-Shelby Ostomy Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. The Ostomy Support Group’s meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month except January and July. The meeting will be in the hospital lower level Conference Room A. Programs provide information and support to ostomates and their families, and are beneficial to health care professionals as well. Edison State Community College nursing students will present an educational program. For more information, contact Robin Medrano at 440-4706.

• SLIDERS: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will be serving John’s sliders with chips, two for $2 starting at 6 p.m.

Thursday

• CHICKEN AND NOODLES: American Legion Post 43 will be serving chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans , rolls and dessert from 5-730 p.m. for $9.

• MORNINGS IN MOTION: Join Troy-Miami County Library staff from 10-11 a.m. for Mornings in Motion. Mornings in Motion will combine walking, early literacy and fun. Bring your children, a stroller and your walking shoes. Meet at McKaig and Race Park, 822 McKaig, or at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St.; this program is for all ages. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be modified and held in the multi-purpose room at the Troy library. For more information, call 339-0502, Ext. 123, or visit tmcpl.org.

• QUARTER AUCTION: The annual Child Care Choices quarter auction will be from 7-9 p.m. at the Concord Room, 845 W. Market St., Troy. Doors open at 6 p.m. for attendees to view auction items and the event officially kicks off at 7 p.m. Tickets costing $2 are available at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling CCC offices at 667-1799 or by emailing [email protected]

• FRIENDS MEETING: The New Friends of the Milton-Union Public Library hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Milton-Union Public Library’s community room. New members or willing volunteers are welcome.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Piqua Baptist Church will host a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3-7 p.m. in the gym, 1402 W. High St. The “Buckeye Strong Blood Donor” ceramic coffee tumbler is a warm gift to everyone who registers to donate. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• RUMMAGE SALE: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St., Troy, will have a rummage sale from 4-8 p.m. Enter the side door on Canal Street.

• BIKE MAINTENANCE: J&D Bicycles staff will offer a free maintenance class at 7 p.m. at 500 N. Elm St., Troy. Participants can learn to be comfortable fixing a flat, repairing a broken chain, and what to do in case of other things affect your ride. Preventative maintenance tips also will be taught. Bring your own bike to be checked out.

• WWII PRESENTATION: The Pleasant Hill History Center is sponsoring “The Final Year of World War II” at 7 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill History Center, 8 E. Monument St., Pleasant Hill. Al Mulder of Troy will be speaking on the final year of World War II, where Germans were still rounding up Jews and sending them to death camps. His presentation is based on his own personal experience. For more, visit the organization on Facebook or at Pleasanthillhistorycenter.com.

• LUNCHEON: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will have a carry-in luncheon at noon at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• SLOPPY JOE: Sloppy joe sandwiches with chips will be served by the Tipp City American Legion Post 586 starting at 6 p.m. for $4 each. Come to play euchre at 7 p.m. for $5.

• SOUTHVIEW MEETING: The Southview Neighborhood Association in Piqua will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. at the Mote Park Community Center. Anyone who lives or works or owns a business in the Southview area is welcome to attend. Items on the agenda will include discussions on the upcoming fall events, including the annual Halloween giveaway and Christmas project. Also on the agenda will be nominations of candidates for the upcoming election of officers. For more information, contact Jim Vetter, president, at 778-1696.

Friday

• GARAGE SALE: A garage sale will be from noon to 5 p.m. at the A.B. Graham Memorial Center, corner of U.S. Route 26 and Alcony-Conover Road, also sponsored by the Fletcher Lions. For more information, call (937) 368-3700.

• FRIDAY DINNERS: The Covington VFW Post 4235, 73 N. High St., will offer dinners, including broasted chicken, New York strip steaks, fish and shrimp and a variety of sandwiches from 5-8 p.m.

• RUMMAGE SALE: A rummage and bake sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, corner of Wood and Downing streets, Piqua.

• COFFEE WITH GARDENER: The next Coffee with the Master Gardener will be from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Extension meeting room, 201 W. Main St., Troy. The cost is $10 per person, which includes beverages, refreshments and handouts. Join Master Gardener Marian Moeckel as she gives tips on attracting songbirds and other colorful birds to their yard this winter. For pre-registration, which is required, contact 440-3945 or [email protected] or visit go.osu.edu/backyardbirds.

• CHICKEN FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a three-piece chicken dinner with french fries and macaroni salad for $8 from 6-7:30 p.m. Chicken livers also will be available.

• RUMMAGE SALE: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St., Troy, will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter the side door on Canal Street.

• FISH AND CHICKEN: The Tipp City American Legion Post 586 will offer fish and/or chicken tenders, French fries, hush puppies, coleslaw and dessert for $8 starting at 6 p.m.

• CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: St. James Episcopal Church, 200 W. High St., Piqua, will offer its annual Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The lunchroom will be open from noon to 2 p.m. for visitors to enjoy soup, sandwich, dessert and a drink for $5.

Saturday

• BENEFIT: A benefit for Mackenzie Currier, who is autistic, to help raise funds for her to receive a service dog, will be from 5-11 p.m. at the Tipp City American Legion, 202 E. Main St., Tipp City. The event will include a DJ, kids’ games, silent auction, 50/50, prize and gift card raffle and a cash bar. For more information, contact Katie Currier at (269) 625-1637.

• CHILI SUPPER: The Laura Fire Department will have a chili supper from 4-7 p.m. at the firehouse.

• PANCAKES AND SALE: A pancake breakfast and garage sale will be from 7 a.m. to noon at the A.B. Graham Memorial Center, corner of U.S. Route 26 and Alcony-Conover Road, also sponsored by the Fletcher Lions. The mean will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and fried mush. Meals will be $7 for adults and $4 for those 12 and younger. Carry outs will be available. The garage sale will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (937) 368-3700.

• SOUPER BOWL: The Tippecanoe Historical Society is holding a Souper Bowl dinner fundraiser at the Zion Lutheran Church on the corner of Third and Walnut streets in downtown Tipp City, from 5:30-7 p.m. The cost is $20 per ticket. This purchases your meal as well as a ceramic bowl made by local artist Sally Watson, which you get to take home with you. The menu is your choice of potato, vegetable and chicken corn soup (the same as what was served at the Little Country Schoolhouse), bread, dessert and drink. Tickets may be purchased at the Historical Society Museum at 20 N. Third St. on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. or Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Tipp Monroe Community Services, 2 E. Main St., or from a society board member. For more information, call Gordon at 667-3051.

• HOLIDAY BAZAAR: The Troy Seniors Citizens Center, 134 N. Market St., Troy, will offer it annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, made by members, will be available for sale, along with baked goods. A rummage sale also will be offered. A lunch stand will include the members’ secret chili recipe, along with coney dogs, sloppy joes, chips and beverages. For more information, call the center at 335-2810.

• CRAFT SHOW: The Bradford Public Library will offer its annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• RUMMAGE SALE: A rummage and bake sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, corner of Wood and Downing streets, Piqua.

• SHARE-A-MEAL: The First United Church of Christ’s Share-A-Meal will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends for a warm meal and fellowship. Organizers will be serving a Thanksgiving feast, including turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry salad, dessert and beverages. The monthly Share-A-Meal Program is on the first Saturday of each month at First United Church of Christ on the corner of South Market and Canal street, Troy. Use the Canal Street entrance where the church is handicapped accessible.

• BAZAAR: The 10th annual Cookson Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the PTO, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cookson Elementary School, 921 Mystic Lane, Troy. More than 40-plus vendors will be on hand.

• BLUEGRASS: Bluegrass with The Vintage Ramblers, will be offered at the American Legion Post 586, 377 N. 3rd St., Tipp City. An open-stage bluegrass jam will be offered and there is free admission and parking. Food and refreshments will be available.

• BARBECUE CHICKEN: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a half barbecue chicken, oriental slaw, green beans for $8 from 5-7 p.m.

• RUMMAGE SALE: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St., Troy, will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter the side door on Canal Street.

• PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The Pleasant Hill United Church of Christ, corner of State Routes 48 and 718, will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8-11 a.m. The cost is a donation accepted for church organ repair. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, toast, juice, and coffee, tea, or milk. Call (937) 676-3193 for more information.

• KARAOKE: Karaoke will be offered at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586 from 7 p.m. to close.

• CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: St. James Episcopal Church, 200 W. High St., Piqua, will offer its annual Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The lunchroom will be open from noon to 2 p.m. for visitors to enjoy soup, sandwich, dessert and a drink for $5.

Sunday

• BREAKFAST: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer made-to-order breakfasts ala cart from 8-10 a.m.

• BREAKFAST: The Tipp City American Legion Riders Post 586 will prepare an all-you-can eat breakfast from 8-11 a.m. for $6. Items available will be eggs your way, toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes, waffles, sausage gravy, biscuits, French toast, cinnamon rolls, fruit and juices.

Monday

• HEALTH FAIR: Miami County Public Health will be hosting a Veterans Day Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for veterans and widows of veterans. MCPH has partnered with Miami County Veteran’s Services, Miami County Dental Clinic, Miami County Recovery Council, Miami Valley Honor Flight and Trinity Reiki to offer a variety of services. It will be held at the Hobart Center for County Government, 510 W. Water St., Troy. For more information, call Miami County Veterans’ Services at (937) 440-8126 or Miami County Public Health at (937) 573-3521.

• MOVE AND GROOVE: Join staff at 6:30 p.m. for ”Move and Groove” at the Troy-Miami County Public Library. Children and caregivers will enjoy 30 minutes of various activities which include music and movement; this program is for children ages 2-6. For more information call 339-0502, Ext. 123, or visit tmcpl.org.

• DINE TO DONATE: Hickory River Smokehouse, in conjunction with a food drive by 5-year-old Emma Rose Fisher, will be collecting nonperishable food items for New Path Outreach Good Pantry throughout the day. A $1 off coupon will be given to patrons who donate an item. A bake sale also will raise funds for Fisher’s community service projects and travel costs for pageants she attends.

• TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots meet from 11-11:30 a.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library in West Milton. This is an opportunity for children from birth to 3-years-old and their caretakers to hear developmentally appropriate stories, play games, sing songs, and do other activities with children’s librarian Wendy Heisey.

• FRIED BOLOGNA: Fried bologna sandwiches with toppings and chips for $3 or with French fries for $4 will begin at 6 p.m. at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586.

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