Community Calendar


Compiled by Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



Home School Co-Op to present Little Mermaid

VANDALIA — School on the Rock Home School Co-op will be presenting Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr. April 14, 15, and 16 at The Hangar, 615 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia Ohio 45377 under the direction of Amy Fraley. The performances on Thursday, the 14 and Friday, the 15 will begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s performance is a matinee beginning at 2 p.m. with doors opening at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 presale for the Thursday/Friday shows, $10 at the door and $6.00 presale for the Saturday show, $8.00 at the door. To purchase tickets please contact them at nayburt1427@gmail.com. A portion of the ticket money sold by students will go toward tuition and the high school trip in the fall.

American Red Criss Babysitter’s Training Class

VANDALIA — Get ready for the job and responsibility of babysitting on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Vandalia Senior Center. Topics include caring for, supervising and playing with children of different ages, selecting safe toys and games, preventing accidents, handling emergencies and performing basic first aid. Ages 11-15 years old. The cost is $90 Resident/VRC Member and $100 for Non-Resident. You must enroll in this class by Saturday, April 9.

Englewood Art Festival seeking artists, parade participants

ENGLEWOOD — Applications from artists and parade participants for the 43rd annual Englewood Art Festival, Saturday August 13, and Sunday August 14, 2016 are now being accepted by the Englewood Festival and Arts Commission.

The parade is a prelude to all of the festival events and will take place on Union Boulevard at 9 a.m. Saturday August 13.

Artists are asked to submit photos of their handmade original work for review by the Festival Exhibitors Committee. Applications are due June 1 and can be found on the Englewood city website at www.englewood.oh.us or by calling the Earl Heck Community Center at 937-836-5929.

Summer Aerospace Camp registration now open

WPAFB – Registration for four affordable and exciting summer aerospace camps is now open at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Campers who have completed grades 4-8 will be able to learn about a variety of topics through hands-on activities that incorporate history, science and math concepts, as well as team-building skills. Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/PressRoom/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/466/Article/670576/summer-aerospace-camp-registration-now-open.aspx for more information about this free event.

Events at the Air Force Museum

Home School Day

April 4

Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about aviation history and STEM topics during Spring Home School Day on April 4 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Throughout the day, home school children, ages 3-18, can participate in a number of free educational activities, many focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) themes. There is no advance registration; however, there is limited seating capacity for some programs. Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/PressRoom/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/466/Article/683093/free-activities-for-home-school-day-set-for-april-4-at-museum.aspx for more information about this free event.

Museum to ‘come alive’ to celebrate fourth building

June 11-12

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Who will you meet in the galleries of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force? Be one of the first to visit the museum’s new fourth building, and you can find out! On June 11-12, the museum will come alive with special activities to celebrate the grand opening of the fourth building, which will feature 10 presidential aircraft and a world-class collection of flight test aircraft, along with the Space Shuttle Exhibit and huge cargo planes. Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/PressRoom/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/466/Article/693688/museum-to-come-alive-to-celebrate-fourth-building-opening.aspx for more information about this free event.

Kiser High School Almuni Meetings

HUBER HEIGHTS — Kiser High School alumni meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November and December) at the American Legion Post 200 which is at 5046 Nebraska Avenue, Huber Heights. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. Graduates, attendees, and friends of Kiser High School ae welcome to attend. Please park at the rear of the building and use rear entrance.

Vandalia Lions Club meets twice monthly

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Lions Club holds dinner meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Cassel Hills Golf Clubhouse at 6:30 p.m. The club does not hold dinner meetings in July or August. Programs include speakers covering topical subjects.

Dr. Erin Matthews will speak on medical issues at the Lions Club dinner meeting on Thursday, March 10. Dinners are $10 and reservations can be made by contacting Gary Schomburg at 898-2357 or email at gschombug@aol.com or Ed Puterbaugh at 898-4714 or by emal jedgarp@aol.com.

Sister Cities meets each month

VANDALIA – Sister Cities of Vandalia meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Senior Citizen’s Center on Tionda Dr. at 7 p.m. followed by a Gemuetlichkeit (social) hour.

Rotary Club of Vandalia meets on Thursdays

VANDALIA — Rotary Club of Vandalia meets on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at Cassel Hills Golf Clubhouse, 201 Clubhouse Way. Lunch is available for purchase. For information, call (937) 890-2565 or visit www.vandaliaohiorotary.org for weekly program and speaker.

Optimist Club of Vandalia-Butler meets on Tuesdays

VANDALIA — The Optimist Club of Vandalia-Butler, celebrating its 40th year, welcomes members and guests to their weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 12 noon. They meet at the Celebrations Banquet Center II at 7615 Poe Avenue Dayton, OH 45414. Please visit http://www.vandalia-butleroptimistclub.org/ for more information.

Vandalia Toastmasters meets twice monthly

VANDALIA — Would you like to be a better speaker and a more effective leader? Vandalia Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment where you have the opportunity to develop and practice communication and leadership skills. The club meets at 7:00 on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Vandalia Justice Center at 245 James Bohanan Dr., Vandalia OH, 54377. phone: 937-656-2524. Guest are welcome.

Mothers groups meet in Vandalia

VANDALIA — MOPS and MOMS Next meetings offer community and mothering support to mothers of children age birth through six. MOPS and MOMS Next meetings are held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Vandalia (122 W. National Rd. in Vandalia next to Rite Aid) on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month from 6 – 8:15 p.m. Childcare is provided (please RSVP prior to attending to ensure enough childcare workers are available). Every mother is welcomed (working, stay-at-home, married, single, and expectant moms). For more information call Kim LaBianco at 454-9430 or send an e-mail to mopsstjohns@gmail.com.

TOPS meets in Tipp City

TIPP CITY — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight loss Support Group. Our meetings are on Mondays at the Zion Lutheran Church at 11 N. 3rd St. Tipp City. Entrance is on the west corner of the building. Please see the signs. We meet in the basement. Weigh in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and our meetings are from 6-7 p.m. For further information please call Ursula at 335-9721 or email her at Gupie34@Yahoo.com.

North Dayton Gold Star Referral Club to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — Gold Star Referral Clubs are groups of business professionals who get together to help build each others business. The North Dayton referral Partners consists of quality business people who meet over breakfast in order to build relationships, increase business and exchange referrals.

Come visit us at The Heights Café, located at 6178 Chambersburg Road in Huber Heights on Wednesday from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Contact Al Harmon at 937-623-3246, with any questions.

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Compiled by Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

To have your item placed in the community calendar send information to Darrell Wacker at dwacker@civitasmedia.com.

To have your item placed in the community calendar send information to Darrell Wacker at dwacker@civitasmedia.com.

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