Village of Bradford Hometown Hero Banners available
BRADFORD — Beginning Oct. 1, the Bradford Community Club will once again be taking orders for Hometown Hero Banners to honor local veterans.
Banners are $100 each and will be displayed throughout the village from Memorial Day to Veterans Day for two years.
If you are interested in placing an order for a banner, please contact Julie Wombold at 423-3721, or you can pick up an order form at the Bradford Community Club or Clark’s Pizza House in Bradford.
Space is limited.
Animal Shelter to host adoption event
PIQUA — The Miami County Animal Shelter is hosting an adoption event at R Pets in Piqua, located at 1596 Covington Ave. in Piqua, on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Staff from the shelter will have dogs and cats available for adoption. The public is invited to come out, visit with the pets and find their new best friend. To view the shelter’s current list of adoptable pets, visit www.adoptapet.com/shelter86694-pets.html. For more information about the Miami County Animal Shelter or the adoption event, call (937) 332-6919.
Pilates classes offered
TIPP CITY — Tipp Monroe Community Services is offering pilates classes. The classes are held at Tipp Monroe Community Services located at 3 E. Main St. in Tipp City. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 9-10 a.m. and run for 10 consecutive Wednesdays. There is a $10 charge for drop ins. The cost of the session is $78 for residents and $80 for nonresidents. Pre-registration is required. Register online at tmcomservices.org.
Functional Pilates will help you gain strength, flexibility and elevate your mind body and spirit. This is a full body experience and exercises are designed to support activities of daily living. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat and water to drink. Instructor Celeste Mackenzie is a Peak Personal Pilates Master Instructor. She has been teaching pilates for over 25 years and has experience in challenging young and old and even injured clients.
For more information, visittmcomservices.org.
Miami County YMCA offering Men’s Basketball League
MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is taking registrations for an upcoming Men’s Basketball League. The Men’s Fall Basketball League takes place at both the Piqua and Robinson Branches on Tuesday evenings beginning Oct. 8. Registration goes through Sept. 22, and registration forms are available at both branches. The cost is $400 per team and the league consists of eight regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. For more information, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home school program set
The Miami County YMCA will be offering a Home school Gym Program for Homeschool Families at the Robinson Branch beginning in October on Thursdays. On Oct. 10, there will be a registration and orientation day beginning at 1 p.m. The gym program begins Oct. 17 with sign-in at 1 p.m., a structured activity from 1:15-2 p.m., and open gym/swim from 2-3 p.m.
Each structured program is broken into three week segments, including sports, group games, and fitness fun. The program runs for a total of 27 weeks from October 2019 through May 2020. The program is for 5 year olds through high schoolers and activities are broken up by age. Cost is $1 per YMCA member and $3 per non-member each week.
For more information, contact Jaime Hull, youth program director, at email@example.com or 440-9622.
TROY — Porches throughout the Southwest Historic District in Troy will offer music from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 14 during a community music festival, sponsored by the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center. Pick up a map at the Hayner to tour regional music.
An artisan tent village will be set up at Hayner and a Trojan City Music Stage at Brukner Park.
Learn more at TroyHayner.org.
Lettuce Eat program set
TROY — The Miami County Park District will hold the Lettuce Eat program from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy.
Join Park District Naturalist Pollinator Posey for some kitchen chemistry. This program is designed to introduce children (minimum age of 9) to the basics of baking and cooking through science, food prep and gardening skills. Class fee $3 for Miami County residents $6 for out of County residents.
Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com or call (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.