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Kiwanis set November meetings

PIQUA — The Piqua Kiwanis Club has scheduled the following meetings for November:

Nov. 7: Ohio State Highway Patrol with Sgt. Chris Coverstone

Nov. 14: Member spotlight; working meeting with breakout sessions led by Joe Gebhart

Nov. 21: “Be the Match” with Lisa Maxxon

Nov. 28: Working meeting; board business; upcoming events

Meetings, which are open to the public, will be a noon luncheon and meeting at noon Wednesdays at the Piqua Country Club, 9812 Country Club Road. Reservations are required by noon on the Monday prior to each meeting. For more information, call Brian Phillips at 778-1586 or visit www.piquakiwanis.org.

Public input sought

COVINGTON — The Covington Village Council will hold a workshop to review and receive public comments on the revised park master-plan on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at the municipal building located at 1 S. High Street in Covington.

This master-plan includes the existing park areas as well as the middle school lots and the planned basketball court renovations. Public participation is welcomed.

Holiday bazaar planned

TROY — The Troy-Miami East Girl Scout unit will offer a holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the banquet room of the Eagles campground on Troy-Urbana Road, Troy.

The event will include troops from the Troy-Miami East scouts as well as Piqua-Covington and Tipp-Bethel-West Milton.

Local artist in Sidney craft show

SIDNEY — Lucy Chapman of Laura will be among the artists selling crafts at the annual Angels in the Attic Craft Show, which takes place Nov. 7-10 at the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., in downtown Sidney. The sale hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

A variety of crafts will be offered, including hand-painted signs, handmade jewelry, toys, home décor, holiday decorations, Ohio State collectibles and more. Antique and vintage items including quilts will be sold. Hand-canned jellies and jams, homemade candies and cookies, gourmet spice blends, breads and locally made fudge also will be available.

As in years past, Angels in the Attic is happy to support the F.I.S.H organization of Shelby County by selling new and gently used Boyd Bear Collectible Stuffed Toys. All proceeds from the sale of these toys goes to F.I.S.H. to purchase food, medicine and other necessary items to help those in need in Shelby County.

Free refreshments will be served during show hours and numerous door prizes will be awarded at the show’s conclusion. Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 12 and under. The main floor of the Ross Historical Center is handicapped-accessible. Street parking is available, as well as free parking in the public lot behind the Historical Center. Credit and debit cards are accepted at the show.