Area briefs

Vendors sought

TROY — Vendor space is still available for the Upper Valley Fiber Fest, scheduled for May 20 at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Entry forms are available on the website at The event seeks looking for fiber people, sheep or llama breeders, and unique arts and crafts. Also, scheduled that day is an arts and crafts show, a goat show sponsored by the Miami County Goat Breeders Association and the Miami County Food Truck Rally.

For more information, contact the Tippecanoe Weaver and Fibers Too, 17 N. Second St., Tipp City, or call (937) 667-5358.

YMCA offering track club

PIQUA — The Miami County YMCA is offering a track club on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning May 22 at the Piqua High School’s Alexander Stadium.

This club is for youth six years of age to 16 years of age. Participants may choose to learn sprints, distance, and long jump, and then have the option to compete in track meets at Yellow Springs.

For more information, contact Jaime Hull, youth program director, at (937) 440-9622.

BNC needs trail guides

TROY — Volunteers trail guides who enjoy being outdoors and sharing that love with children are needed at Brukner Nature Center.

Learn to handle Brukner Nature Center’s wildlife ambassadors, including native Ohio snakes, turtles and salamanders. Share your passion for wildlife with preschoolers and elementary-aged children by leading field trips or assisting BNC staff naturalists. Programs range from one to two hours and are scheduled on weekday and weekends between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Volunteer registration forms can be found at All volunteers must complete a one hour orientation, which is held on the second Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. and every other month at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Miss June at 698-6493 or email