Community Calendar

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Upcoming Vandalia Youth Theater shows

DAYTON — Vandalia Youth Theater announces upcoming shows at Northridge High School. Senior Show, Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Senior Show, Saturday, July 22 at 7 p.m. Senior Show, Sunday, July 23 at 2 p.m

Fire classes at Senior Center

VANDALIA — Kim Hannahan of the Vandalia Fire Department will be offering another class starting at 10 a.m. The class will last 1 1/2 to 2 hours with an intermission and snacks. On July 27, Hanahan will be covering fire, electrical, and vehicle safety. The classes are open to all senior citizens. Stop by the center, email, or call 937-898-1232 to register to attend.

Historical Society seeks bridge players

VANDALIA — The Historical Society Bridge Flight #2 is looking for four people, friends or couples, to complete our roster for the coming season that starts in September. We play on the 1st Wednesday of each month from September through May. The cost is $10.00 for the season. We play at Panera Bread on Miller Lane at 9:30 a.m. – the time is negotiable with the couple you will be playing with. Because we play at a restaurant, you are asked to eat breakfast or lunch there. For more information, call Judy Laughter at 937-890-1190. Please leave a message if there is no answer.

CO detectors available for township residents

BUTLER TWP. — The Dayton Firefighters Federal Credit Union has donated 50 carbon monoxide detectors to the Butler Township Fire Department. Because of this great donation the Fire Department will be offering these carbon monoxide detectors free to their residence on a first come first serve basis. If you are in need of a carbon monoxide detectors please contact the on-duty supervisor at 937-890-2491 to make sure there are still detectors available.

St. Christopher Craft Bazaar seeking donations

VANDALIA — The St. Christopher Craft Bazaar is on it’s way and we are taking donations. The donations will be for the raffle table at the Craft Bazaar that is being held November 4. Items we are seeking for donation to raffle off include Event Tickets, Amusement tickets, gift cards, vendor baskets and more. Please contact Kim Grogean at to set up a time and date to drop off your donation for this event. We look forward to seeing everyone November 4.

Butler Township Neighborhood Watch meetings set

BUTLER TWP. — The Butler Township combined neighborhood watch groups has changed the date of its next meeting to Wednesday, August 9 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Township Hall, 3780 Little York Road. During the meeting, Tonya Folks of Be Free Dayton will talk about Human Trafficking in the region while focusing on Miller Lane. Attendees are asked to RSVP by using this link:

Subsequent neighborhood watch meetings will be held on November 29, February 28, and May 30.

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. 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. 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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