Area briefs

City offices to close

PIQUA — Piqua city offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 to allow city employees to observe the Fourth of July holiday with family.

Garbage refuse and recycling collections will no be made on Tuesday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections will all be one day late with pick up on Saturday, July 8, for Friday’s collection. Monday collection will remain on Monday.

The city urges customers to place their containers at their usual collection points the evening prior for early morning pick ups the following day.

History will come alive

PIQUA — History Alive at the Johnston Farm will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. July 8 and 9 at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua.

Come experience living history as reenactors gather at the Johnston Farm to present an historical timeline looking at the early years of this place that mark the period of some of the greatest historical significance for this land. The events that took place and the people involved all had great impacts on the course of both America and Ohio’s history.

A wide variety of camps, demonstrations, and activities will take visitors back to some of the most exciting times this place has ever seen. The Johnston home, the Indian and Canal Museum, and the canal boat General Harrison of Piqua all will help visitors visualize a time long past.

Regular site admission applies of $9 for adults and $4 for children 6-12. AAA & Senior discounts are honored and Johnston Farm Friends, OHC members, and children 5 and under are admitted free.