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Today

• BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Tipp City Public Library will host a fall book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a $1 bag sale at the library, 11 E. Main St., Tipp City. Children’s books, hard back and paperback books, CDs and DVDs will be featured. All proceeds benefit the library.

• FALL CELEBRATION: Johnston Farm and Indian Indian Agency will have a fall celebration from noon to 5 p.m. The event will include canal boat rides at 12:3o, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. with music and s’mores at the dock; tours of the Johnston Home from noon to 5 p.m., every half hour with games and farm-related activities; and an encampment from 12:30-5 p.m. For more information, call 773-2522.

• FALL BAZAAR: Koester Pavilion will host its annual fall bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3232 N. County Road 25-A, Troy, on the Upper Valley Medical Center campus. The day’s schedule includes a special performance from 1-2:30 p.m. by Rum River Blend, a bluegrass/folk band based in Troy. All proceeds from the event will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, call Koester Pavilion’s Activities Director Jessica Fox at 440-5170.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County’s Farmer Market will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lowe’s parking lot. Bedding plants, fruit, vegetables, maple syrup and more will be offered.

• TENDERLOINS: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer fried or grilled pork tenderloin sandwiches with homemade French fries for $6 from 5-7:30 p.m.

• TENDERLOINS: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer fried or grilled pork tenderloin sandwiches with homemade French fries for $6 from 5-7:30 p.m.

• PLAY DATE: The Miami County Park District will hold its a Nature Play Date program from 2-3 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 State Route 185, Covington. Bring your elementary school-age child to the natural play area for fun and games with park district naturalist Amalee Houk. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.

• CANCELLED: Troy Post 43 Baseball spaghetti dinner has been canceled due to unforeseen reasons. The dinners will resume Nov. 3.

• RUMMAGE SALE: An annual fall rummage sale will be offered by the Troy United Methodist Women from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Place Christian Center, 16 W. Franklin St., Troy. Many good used items, toys, books, household goods, and clothing will be for sale. Proceeds will be used for mission work. For more information, call the First United Methodist Church at 335-2826.

• BALLOON FEST: The Champaign County Balloon Fest will be offered from 4-9 p.m. at Grimes Field, 1636 N. Main St., Urbana. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. The event will include a variety of music, food, contests, children’s activities and a beer garden. Balloons launch at 6 p.m., with the balloon glow at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

• LIFE CHAIN: The Miami County Right to Life’s Life Chain will be offered from 2-3 p.m., forming at the Miami County Courthouse and spreading out along Main Street, Troy. Join others for one hour of prayer and to show your support for the life of the unborn, the young, the disabled, the handicapped, the ill and the elderly. Look for stations along Main Street distributing signs for your use.

• BREAKFAST: Breakfast is open to the public at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586. A full breakfast, cooked-to-order, for $7 will be served from 8-11 a.m. Children 10 and under eat for $3.

• BLUEGRASS: A bluegrass jam session featuring Rum River Blend will be held at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586. Music begins about 2 p.m. and food is available from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Monday

• DEMOCRATIC WOMEN: The Miami County Democratic Women will meet at 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. For more information about MCDW, visit miamicountydems.org.

• WILD ART FOR KIDS: Brukner Nature Center will offer a children’s paint a portrait of a little bat event from 10 a.m. to noon on a 12-inch-by-12-inch canvas. This opportunity is $25 per child, (grades K-eighth), and includes refreshments and all materials. Deadline for registration and payment is Saturday, Oct. 6 by 5 p.m. (cash or check). All proceeds benefit the Brukner Nature Center Wildlife Ambassador program.

• FILM SERIES: Get in the Halloween spirit at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library in Pleasant Hill at 3:30 p.m. and see “Frankenstein.” Themed snacks will be served and the event is for teens and adults. Call (937) 676-2731 for more information or to register your child.

• SEND A CARD: Overwhelmed with emails, text messages, and tweets? Ready to connect in a more meaningful and memorable way? Join others at 6:30 p.m. at the library in Pleasant Hill for an informational program “It’s Always First-Class to Send a Card!.” Olive Wagar, The Compassionate Organizer, will help you rediscover the delight of sending handwritten cards, notes, and letters. The program is for adults and no registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information. Oct. 10

• PIQUA KIWANIS: The program will feature include new officer and board member induction and special membership recognition at noon at The Cornerstone Restaurant at Upper Valley Career Center, Piqua. Reservations required by noon on the Monday prior to the meeting. For more information, call Brian Phillips at (937) 778-1586 or visit www.piquakiwanis.org.

• CAMPFIRE FUN: Bring your imaginations and celebrate fall with the Troy-Miami County Public Library. Enjoy a family story time at 6:30 p.m. Your family will enjoy stories, music, and activities at this fun-filled family, multi-age story time. Registration is required by calling 339-0502, Ext. 123, or visit www.tmcpl.org.

• POTATOES AND SALAD: The Tipp City American Legion Post 586 will offer a potato bar or salad bar. Serving begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $6 for both or $3.50 for one.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Bradford High School will host a community blood drive Monday, Oct. 8 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, 750 Railroad Ave. Everyone who registers to donate can choose from Community Blood Center’s fall colors of T-shirts from earlier campaigns. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Covington Fraternal Order of Eagles will host a community blood drive from 3-7 p.m. at 715 E. Broadway St., Covington. Everyone who registers to donate can choose from Community Blood Center’s fall colors of T-shirts from earlier campaigns. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• CENTER OPEN: The Pleasant Hill History Center is open from 3-7 p.m. every Monday. Visit Pleasanthillhistorycenter.com or see the center on Facebook. The center is handicapped accessible. Numerous items are on display. Items for sale are note cards, post cards and prints of artwork, created by Marcus Miller.

• OPTIMISTS MEET: The Troy Noon Optimist Club will meet at noon at StoryPoint Troy.

• TOASTMASTERS: The Miami County Toastmasters will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. Those interested in improving communication and leadership skills are welcome to attend.

• TOPS: The T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Club meets at 5:45 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Main and 3rd streets, Tipp City. For more information, call (937) 332-9251.

• AA MEETING: The Best Is Yet To Come AA meeting will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AA MEETING: Green & Growing AA meeting will be at 8 p.m. at the Troy View Church of God, 1770 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• Al-Anon: Al-Anon will meet for the beginner’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., open discussion meeting at 7 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. Al-Anon is for the families and friends of alcoholics or for anyone who has a problem with another person’s drinking or addiction. For more information, call 335-7747.

Civic agendas

• The Tipp City Parks Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at the Tipp City Government Center.

• Laura Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building.

• Brown Township Board of Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. in the Township Building in Conover.

• The Union Township Trustees will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the Township Building, 9497 Markley Road, P.O. Box E, Laura. Call 698-4480 for more information.

Tuesday

• COVERED BRIDGES: Join staff at 6:30 p.m. at Troy-Miami County Public Library to learn about the “Covered Bridges of Miami County.” Douglas Christian, retired Miami County engineer, will share his knowledge of the construction and history of covered bridges in Miami County. This program is for adults and no registration is required. For more information, call the library at 339-0502, Ext. 117, or visit www.tmcpl.org.

• EUCHRE: Have fun playing Euchre beginning at 10 a.m. at the Miami County YMCA Senior Center, 307 W. High St., Piqua. Call 778-5247 for more information. Exercise also will be offered.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Locally Grown Virtual Farmer’s Market will hold a seasonal farmers market from 4-7 p.m. at First Place Christian Center, 16 W. Franklin St., Troy. Visit all-local vendors offering everything from frozen and canned meats, farm fresh eggs, produce, maple syrup, honey and herb and more. Samples will be available. Donations for the First Place food pantry also will be accepted during the event, including perishables, hygiene products, items for babies and monetary donations.

• CARRY-IN: The Tipp City American Legion Post 586 invites their members, family and friends to come to a carry-in dinner at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share and join the fun and the company. Tableware and paper plates will be furnished.

• CRAFTS AND QUILTING: Tipp City Seniors members and guests will meet for crafts and quilting at 9 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• FIREFIGHTER VISIT: The Tipp City Public Library will welcome Sparky the Fire Dog and firefighters from the Tipp City Fire Department for Family Night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children from 3-10 years are invited to attend with a parent or grandparent to learn about fire safety in the home and ask firefighters questions about their job. Sparky will be giving the kids Sparky tattoos and stickers and posing for pictures with the children. Participants will also get to take a walk to the old fire house on Third Street, behind the library, to see some retired fire engines parked in the station. Registration is not required to participate. For more information, call the library at 667-3826.

• BARBERSHOP MEETING: The Miami Shelby Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Greene Street UMC, 415 W. Greene St., Piqua. All men interested in singing and visitors are welcome. For more information, call (937) 778 1586 or visit www.melodymenchorus.org.

• KNITTING CIRCLE: The St. James Episcopal Church Knitting Circle meets each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at 200 W. High St. The purpose is to knit prayer shawls for anyone in need of some prayers. Come and bring your knitting and participate in this great mission. For any questions, call 773-1241 Monday through Friday.

• BARGO: Bargo will be offered from 7-9 p.m., followed with cooking by the Sons of the American Legion.

• AA MEETING: The Best Is Yet To Come AA meeting will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AA MEETING: A Welcome Home AA meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy (enter in back). The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• SUPPORT GROUP: FOA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and encouraging advocacy for anyone touched by addiction, meets from 7-8:30 p.m. weekly on Tuesdays at Grace Family Worship, 725 Lincoln Ave., Troy. A free meal is offered at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month. For more information, call (937) 301-9747 or email foa.paula@gmail.com.

• SUPPORT GROUP: StoryPoint Troy, 1840 Towne Park Drive, Troy, will host the Miami Valley Alzheimer’s Support Group from 7-8 p.m. Care partners, spouses, family and friends also are welcome to attend. To make a reservation, call (937) 541-5182.

Civic agenda

• The village of West Milton Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers.

Wednesday

• SLIDERS: The Tipp City American Legion Post 586 will offer two sliders with toppings and chips at 6 p.m. for $2.

• BLOOD DRIVE: First Presbyterian Church in Troy will host a community blood drive from 2-6 p.m. at 20 S. Walnut St. Everyone who registers to donate can choose from Community Blood Center’s fall colors of T-shirts from earlier campaigns. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• LINE DANCE: Tipp City Seniors members and guests will hold a line dance at 10 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• KIWANIS: The Kiwanis of Troy will host their committee meetings and board meeting. All are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held at the Troy Country Club at noon.

• COUPON CLUB: The St. James Coupon Club will meet every week at 5 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 200 W. High St., Piqua. Come, bring a friend, bring your coupons to work on, to share and trade, or just bring yourself if you are just getting started.

• STAUNTON ALUMNI: The Staunton School alumni will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Frisch’s restaurant in Troy.

• SIT ’N STITCH: Bring your current craft project and spend some time with fellow crafters from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Piqua Public Library. Knit, crochet, cross-stitch, really any non-messy craft is welcome. Meet in the Louis Room.

• AA MEETING: The Serenity Island Group AA meeting will be at 8 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AA MEETING: The 12 & 12 AA meeting will be at 8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AL-ANON: Al-Anon will meet at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. This is an open discussion meeting. Al-Anon is for the families and friends of alcoholics or for anyone who has a problem with another person’s drinking or addiction. Call 335-7747 for more information.

• OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Overeaters Anonymous meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy-Miami County Public Library. The only requirement is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees. For more information, call (512) 577-0913.

Civic agenda

• The Concord Township Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. at the Concord Township Memorial Building, 1150 Horizon West Court, Troy.

Thursday

• CAREGIVER CONNECTION: Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County’s Caregiver Connection, a program of support and sharing for those caring for a loved one, will be from 2-3 p.m. at Upper Worship Center, 648 N. Hyatt St., Tipp City.

• MORNINGS IN MOTION: Spend Thursday mornings with Troy-Miami County Public Library staff at McKaig & Race Park, Troy. Join staff at 10 a.m. for Mornings in Motion, an interactive nine-week session that will include walking and early literacy skills through games, stories, and other activities. For all ages. No registration required. For more information, call 339-0502, Ext. 123, or visit www.tmcpl.org.

• POST CARD PROGRAM: Sponsored by the Tippecanoe Historical Society, Joe Hammann will present a program about his extensive post card collection at 7 p.m. at the Tipp City Government Center, South Garber Drive, Tipp City. He has been collecting for many years and knows what is collectible, how to display and preserve them, and how to market them. He has many that were photographed and produced by Tipp City resident Ralph Burwell. The society will have a variety of post cards for sale.

• COLLEGE FINANCING: Join staff at 6:30 p.m. at Troy-Miami County Public Library to learn about College Financing. Steve Temple of College Planning Advisers, LLC, will be discussing how to get you or your child into the college of their dreams without breaking the bank. Tips and tricks to make the experience as stress-free as possible will be included. No registration required.

• CHICKEN SALAD: Chicken salad croissants will be offered at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586. Enjoy for $5 at 6 p.m. Stay to play Euchre at 7 p.m. for $5.

• CARRY-IN: Tipp City Seniors members and guests will hold a carry-in luncheon at noon at 320 S. First St., Tipp City. Bingo will follow. The board of trustees meeting will be held prior at 10 a.m., followed by elections at 11:30 a.m.

• DINNER: A Legionnaire dinner will be from 5-7:30 p.m., with trivia to follow from 7-9 p.m. at the Troy American Legion Post 43, Troy.

• WRITER’S CLUB: A Writer’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. in Piqua Public Library’s second floor Founder’s Room. Not just a critique group, they also work from writing prompts, build imagination, break through blocks, and support each other in meeting personal writing goals. Led by Kit Green.

• TEA TIME: StoryPoint Troy, 1840 Towne Park Drive, Troy, will offer tea time at 2 p.m. Local entertainment will be part of the event, along with a variety of teas paired with appetizers. Make a reservation at 440-3600.

• NAR-ANON: Nar-Anon meets at 7 p.m. at the Piqua Public Library. This 12-step group meets to support one another and offer coping skills for dealing with friends and family members that are addicts.

• AA MEETING: The Best Is Yet To Come AA meeting will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AA MEETING: The Spirituality Group AA meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Walnut St., Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• AA MEETING: The Tri city Group AA meeting will be at 8:30 p.m. at Troy Abundant Life Church, 661 County Road 25-A, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

• CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Do you struggle with addiction or love someone who struggles with addiction? Celebrate Recovery is a place to find hope and support and to know you are not alone. Come join other as they explore the 12 steps from a faith-based perspective. Meetings are held every Thursday at Piqua Compassion Network, 531 W. Ash St., Piqua. Doors open at 6:45 pm. For more information call 778-8856 or email pcnempowers@gmail.com or visit Celebrate Recovery Piqua on Facebook.

• QUILT CLUB: The first Thursday of every month is the meeting of the Cozy Hen Quilt Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradford Public Library. Learn how to quilt, bring your quilting with you, need to lay out a big quilted cover, etc., the library has the space. Contact Sue Vickroy at (937) 572-9453, for more information.

• DEMOCRATIC PARTY: The Miami County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the UAW Local 128 Union Hall, 1230 S. Market S., Troy. The meeting is open to the public.

Civic agenda

• The Lostcreek Township Board of Trustees meet at 7 p.m. at Lostcreek Township Building, Casstown.

Friday

• MOVIE: Friday night movies at the Hayner are free classic movies with free popcorn and drinks. “Play Misty for Me,” the 1971 thriller about a brief fling takes a deadly turn with Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, will be offered at 7:30 p.m.

• BINGO: Bingo will be offered at 10 a.m. at the Miami County YMCA Senior Center, 307 W. High St., Piqua. A Lunch and Learn will then be offered. Call 778-5247 for more information.

• HAM: Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, veggie and dessert for $8 will be offered at the Tipp City American Legion Post 586. Serving begins at 6 p.m.

• RUMMAGE SALE: The First United Church of Christ, 120 S. Market St., Troy, will have its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Stop in for holiday decorations, toys, games, clothes, books, household and specialty items and lots of miscellaneous. Use the Canal Street entrance where the church is handicapped accessible. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

• GENEALOGY: Genealogy assistance is offered from 1:30-5 p.m. at the Piqua Public Library. The library’s genealogy expert, Sharon, can help you whether you’re just starting out, or you’ve hit a roadblock on your search. Other hours are also available, call the Local History Department for more information at 773-6753.

• AA MEETING: The Best Is Yet To Come AA meeting will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The Alcoholics Anonymous hotline is (937) 622-1294.

Oct. 13

• PANCAKES AND SAUSAGE: The Ludlow Falls Fire Department will offer a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the firehouse, 10 Greenville Ave., Ludlow Falls. Meals will be $6 each and those 8 and younger eat free.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County’s Farmer Market will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lowe’s parking lot. Bedding plants, fruit, vegetables, maple syrup and more will be offered.

• FISH FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer an all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner with French fries, baked beans and applesauce for $9 from 5-7 p.m.

• PRAYER BREAKFAST: The annual Mayors Prayer and Praise Breakfast has been canceled for October.

• FARM FEST: The Miami County Park District will hold its eighth annual Fall Farm Fest from noon to 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. There will be a corn maze and corn shooter, music, hayrides, games, farm animals, kiddie tractor pulls, food, a scarecrow contest, demonstrations and more. Immediately following the Fall Farm Fest will be Miami County Farm Bureau’s “moovie” night. The feature film is “Ferdinand” under the stars starting at 7:15 p.m. Festival admission is free. Charges apply to corn maze, corn shooter, food, pumpkins, pony rides and merchandise. For more information and a complete event schedule, visit www.MiamiCountyParks.com.

• CORN MAZE: The Miami County Park District’s Corn Maze will be open to the public as part of the Fall Farm Fest from noon to 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. Experience the adventure as you navigate the twists and turns of this 6-acre corn maze sponsored by the Miami County Farm Bureau. Admission is $5 donation for adults ages 12 and up, $3 fee for children ages 5 to 11 and kids under 4 are free.

• BAT BOX WORKSHOP: Join Brukner Nature Center staff from 2-4 p.m. for the center’s annual Bat Box Workshop. Come learn all about Ohio’s bats with wildlife officer Jasmine Grossnickle, and help the Ohio species by building a bat box for your home (each kit is $40). This program is free for BNC members and just $5 for non-members (cash or check). Deadline for registration and payment is Friday, Oct. 12 by 5 p.m.

• HOG ROAST: The Troy veterans’ organizations — The American Legion, VFW and AMVETS — will host a hog roast from 1-4 p.m. at the VFW Post 5436, 2220 LeFevre Road, Troy. This informal dinner will feature free food and information on the veterans’ organizations.

• BLOOD DRIVE: Ginghamsburg Church will host a community blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon in the South Campus Chapel, 7695 S. Country Road 25-A, Tipp City. Everyone who registers to donate can choose from Community Blood Center’s fall colors of T-shirts from earlier campaigns. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (800) 388-GIVE.

• DINE OUT: The Tipp City Seniors members and guests will dine out at 4:30 p.m. at Lincoln Square, Troy. Euchre will follow at the senior center at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

• RUMMAGE SALE: The First United Church of Christ, 120 S. Market St., Troy, will have its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Stop in for holiday decorations, toys, games, clothes, books, household and specialty items and lots of miscellaneous. Use the Canal Street entrance where the church is handicapped accessible. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

Oct. 14

• EUCHRE TOURNEY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will have a Euchre tournament beginning at 1 p.m. for $3. Sign up at noon.

• FARM FEST: The Miami County Park District will hold their eighth annual Fall Farm Fest from noon to 5 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. There will be a corn maze and corn shooter, music, hayrides, games, farm animals, kiddie tractor pulls, food, a scarecrow contest, demonstrations and much more. Festival admission is free. Charges apply to corn maze, corn shooter, food, pumpkins, pony rides and merchandise. For more information and a complete event schedule, visit www.MiamiCountyParks.com.

• CORN MAZE: The Miami County Park District’s Corn Maze will be open to the public as part of the Fall Farm Fest from noon to 5 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. Experience the adventure as you navigate the twists and turns of this 6-acre corn maze sponsored by the Miami County Farm Bureau. Admission is $5 donation for adults ages 12 and up, $3 fee for children ages 5 to 11 and kids under 4 are free.

• HARVEST FESTIVAL: A Fall Harvest Festival will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. at the West Milton Nazarene Church, 151 W. Baker Road, West Milton.

• CAR SHOW: A car show will be held at the Troy Fish & Game, 2618 LeFevre Road, Troy, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the Miami Valley Veterans Museum of Troy, USO and Honor Flight. Veterans may register for the car show for $6 and others $10. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m., along with a 50/50 raffle. Cars show attendees may visit for free. Plan to attend the all-you-can-eat breakfast that will be held that morning from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for $7 per person.

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Contact Editor Melody Vallieu at mvallieu@aimmediamidwest.com or by phone at (937) 552-2131 to list your free calendar items for nonprofit events