Community Calendar

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Polk Grove to hold Vacation Bible School

BUTLER TWP. — Polk Grove United Church of Christ will be having its ‘Maker Fun Factory’ Vacation Bible School June 12-16 from 9 a.m. – noon. Kids will discover they’re lovingly crafted by God through Bible exploration, KidVid cinema, Imagination Station, food, games and of course song. It is for kids preschool to 5th grade. Please call the church office at 890-1821 to register your kids or if you have any questions. The church is located at 9190 Frederick Pike, Butler Twp.

Talent show to benefit Trissell Foundation

VANDALIA — Calling all interested elementary and middle school music students who love performing: Join is for a fun, musical experience. A talent show and spaghetti supper will be held Saturday, June 17 from 2-3 p.m. at Vandalia United Methodist Church. Tickets are $5 and proceeds will benefit the Anthony Trissell Memorial Foundation. The Foundation offers Butler High School senior scholarships and feeds the Butler marching band, kickline and color guard before each home football game. Call 937-750-5545 for more information.

Butler Township Neighborhood Watch meetings set

BUTLER TWP. — The Butler Township combined neighborhood watch groups will hold its next quarterly meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Township Hall, 3780 Little York Road.

Butler classes of 1971, 1972 to hold reunion

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler High School classes of 1971 and 1972 are holding a class reunion on Saturday, August 5, 2017. The reunion will be held at Celebrations II Banquet Center, 7615 Poe Avenue. Tickets are $30 per person and an RSVP is requested by July 1. Checks can be mailed to the Vandalia Butler Class of 1972, PO Box 1, Vandalia, OH 45377. For more information call 937-371-4797 or by email at

Butler Class of 1967 organizing reunion

VANDALIA — Members of the Butler High School Class of 1967 are beginning to plan a 50th class reunion. Organizers are currently seeking contact information from graduates, relatives, and friends and request information be sent to More details on the reunion will be released as planning continues.

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.

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 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. Speakers in January include Steve Reed on longterm care on January 10, Vandalia City Manager Jon Crusey on January 17, Jeff Hoagland, President and CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition on January 24, and Megan Reinhart on January 31. Please visit 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

Compiled by Darrell Wacker

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