Area briefs

Events upcoming at YW

PIQUA — Several events are upcoming at the Piqua YWCA.

• Get motivated to walk and get healthier with the YW Wild Walking Women beginning Tuesday, July 5. The ladies will meet to walk on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a four-week period from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Participants will meet at French Park (weather permitting) or The Miami Valley Centre Mall and Nancy Hirby and Joan Beck, facilitators, will guide the group each week.

“We have a fun time, have an opportunity to meet new friends and a time to develop our health and well-being,” Beck said.

“Motivation and laughter keep us going as we get healthier together,” Herby said.

For more information on class fees or to register, stop at the YWCA Piqua at 418 N. Wayne St., or call 773-6626. Pre-registration is requested. YWCA membership is not required.

• Come and join the fun in learning how to play “Farkle,” a dice game that can be played with any number of people. The three-week session begins Friday, July 8, from 1-3 p.m., instructed by Donald and Marsha Leistner.

“We have so much fun playing this game and love that you can play with both small and large groups,” said the Leistners. “Lots of laughter and comradarie is included.”

To register, stop at the YWCA at 418 N. Wayne St., or call 773-6626 for more information.

The YWCA is handicapped accessible.

Coffee with veterans set

TROY — The monthly coffee and doughnuts with veterans will be offered from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Miami Valley Veteran’s Museum, 107 W. Main St., Troy, in the second floor dining facilities of the Masonic Lodge building. An elevator is available.

The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Mike Jackson, retired, who flew 210 combat missions in Vietnam.

Picnic, bingo offered at center

CONOVER — A summer picnic and bingo will be offered at the A.B. Graham Center, corner of U.S. Route 36 and Alcony Conover Road on Saturday, July 9.

Dinner, which will include grilled chicken breast or pork chop, two sides, roll, homemade ice cream and drink, will be served from 5-7 p.m. Meals are $8 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Carry-outs will be available.

There will be a 50/50 raffle. Bingo starts at 7 p.m.