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The Bradford Railroad Museum Presents: Wine and Art
All are invited to attend the annual Wine & Art event at the Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum (BORM), featuring pottery by local artist, Gloria Honeyman. The event will take place on September 17, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the museum (200 North Miami Avenue, Bradford, OH), a beautiful historic building, built in 1919. “We are excited to... read more
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Grants Training Workshop Offered at Edison State
The Edison Foundation's Academy for Community Leadership in partnership with The Paul G. Duke Foundation is pleased to announce that the popular fall speaker series is making a return. The Academy for Community Leadership exists to strengthen not-for-profit organizations by providing quality educational and training opportunities... read more
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Darke County Parks… Prairie Days Log House and Blacksmith Shop
Prairie Days will be a flurry of activity at the log house and blacksmith shop at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Not only will they both be open, as they are almost every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm, but they also will both be housing all kinds of demonstrations. The log house was built from 2003 to 2006 and is based on a turn of the 19th century log home. It... read more
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VHCC to host Back to School for Seniors & their Caregivers
Versailles Health Care Center would like to invite the public to a FREE four-part Long-Term Care Educational Series, featuring speakers on financial considerations for seniors and vets, decisions on downsizing or transitioning to a condo, assisted living, or nursing facility, Elder Law planning, and recent changes in Ohio Medicaid.  BACK TO SCHOOL FOR SENIORS and their caregiver classes... read more
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Women’s Untold Stories: An Evening of Music, Dance, and Theater
Music, dance, and theater are coming to the Robinson Theater at Edison State Community College in Piqua on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Sponsored by the Diversity Committee as a benefit for the Edison Foundation’s General Scholarship Fund, the program will feature women from the college and the community displaying their... read more
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Darke County Parks… Monarch Migrations at Shawnee
Fall migration has begun. As Monarch butterflies are making their journey to Mexico, join a naturalist on Saturday September 3rd at 2pm at Shawnee Prairie Nature Preserve to tag, record data, and release these winged beauties. As part of MonarchWatch, Darke County Parks participate in the research of local monarch populations. During... read more
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First Friday features outdoor movie
Greenville, Ohio: Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, family, and friends for an outdoor showing of “Minions”! The event will take place on Friday, September 2nd in downtown Greenville. Main Street Greenville encourages everyone to dine, shop, and enjoy other activities starting at 6 pm, with the movie starting at dusk (around 8:15 pm). In the... read more
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Homan to speak to Living With Cancer Support Group
The Cancer Association of Darke County will hold their quarterly support group at Wayne Health Care on Thursday, September 1 at 7:00 pm.  The group will meet on the first floor in the board room (down past the lab to the left at the end of the hall) Sue Homan, Registered Pharmacist at Kaup Pharmacy, will share information regarding hormones... read more
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Fall Hiking Series: Goldenrods and Asters Hike
The air is turning crisp, as the autumn season grows closer. It’s time to hike! We are entering one of the best time to get out doors, and Darke County Parks has a variety of walking programs to offer. To kick off the season, meet a naturalist for a goldenrods and asters hike on September 1st at 6pm at Turkeyfoot Preserve on Bishop Rd. just off... read more
Ag. Breakfast Meeting
Ag. Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, September 1, 7:30am, Brethren Retirement Center's Cafeteria, Greenville (Enter through the Center's main doors under the awning, and follow the signs to the cafeteria.) Chuck Gamble will be our speaker, bringing us up to date on Farm Science Review, to be heldSeptember 20nd through the 22nd. For your calendar: the following month’s meeting will be October 6, 2016. Sam Custer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources
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Mary Knapke to be featured with the Greenville Municipal Jazz Band
The Greenville Municipal Jazz Band will continue the Summer Concerts in the Park this Sunday, August 28th at 7pm at the Marling Band Shell in the beautiful Greenville City Park.  This week the jazz band will feature and nice variety of jazz and pop music featuring the high powered vocals of Mary Knapke. Mary has been a performer for many years and was prominently featured... read more
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“Johnston Family” story at Garst Museum
On Sunday, September 4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., at Garst Museum, 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH, the Darke County Genealogical Society sponsors “ The Johnston Family”. The story of the American frontier, told through the eyes of John and Rachael Johnston and their fifteen children.  Colonel John Johnston was an Indian Agent in Miami County, who’s home is now a museum... read more
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EUM Seeks Vendors for Annual Holiday Boutique
The EUM Church Women’s Ministry is hosting a Holiday Boutique on November 12, 2016, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at the EUM Worship Center located at 1451 Sater Street in Greenville (corner of Sater Street & Sebring-Warner Road). The Holiday Boutique is designed for women of Darke County to connect with each other, build relationships... read more
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DCCA to hold Annual Meeting
The Darke County Center for the Arts will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room on the third floor of the Greenville Public Library, 126 W. Fourth Street, Greenville.  All DCCA members are invited to attend.  The agenda includes election of officers and trustees and reports from the... read more
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Annual Prairie Days Pie Baking Contest
Do you think you have the best pie in Darke County? Come find out who really does! Join the Darke County Park District on Saturday, September 24th for the annual Prairie Days Pie Baking Contest, held at Shawnee Prairie Preserve (4267 St. Rt. 502 West.) The rules are simple. Have your pie (or pies if you would like to enter more... read more
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Darke County Parks… Butterfly Monitoring Every Friday at DCP
Darke County Parks needs help! Butterfly habitat is declining, and scientists need to monitor their populations very closely. Every Friday at 2pm from now through September, join a naturalist to hike a pre-set path and record all the butterflies observed. These numbers will then be sent on to the Ohio Lepidopterists for scientific... read more
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Edison State… Help Sought From Korean War Era Veterans and Families
In preparation for a program to honor Korean War Era veterans at Edison State Community College, the program coordinator, Dr. Vivian Blevins, is seeking the help of the community in two ways. First, Blevins is requesting photos of those from the Miami Valley who were in all branches of the service during the period for a unique display... read more
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GHS Wavaires to perform at 160th Great! Darke County Fair
GREENVILLE, OH (August 17, 2016) - The Greenville High School Wavaires will perform in the Grandstand, Friday, August 26, 2:30-3:15pm at the 160th GREAT! Darke County Fair. Tickets are not required to enter the Grandstand for this free performance. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets are required to enter the gates of the fairgrounds. Daily tickets are $7 per person for ages... read more
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Darke County Parks… Historical Encampment at Prairie Days
Once again this year’s Prairie Days Festival at Shawnee Prairie Preserve will feature a historical encampment with a plethora of entertaining characters from the distant past. Near the sugar shack, Tom Franklin will give an interpretation of David Conner, pioneer fur trader and Indian agent, and he will also have a cross cut saw demonstration. The historical encampment... read more
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Building Blocks II Parenting Class planned
OSU Extension, Darke County, has scheduled a “Building Blocks II” parenting series.  The classes will be held September 22 and 29, 2016, at the OSU Extension Learning Center, 603 Wagner Avenue, Greenville.  The class times are from 6:00-8:00pm.  There is no fee for this class.  This is an adult only series. The “Building Blocks II” parenting... read more
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Darke County Commissioner Mike Stegall… Coffee with the Commissioner
This month is Fair month! In keeping with that, Commissioner Stegall will be at the Great Darke County fair with most of the people from the County and surrounding areas. Commissioner Stegall will be at the fair on Friday, August 19th, August 22nd, and August 26th from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Republican tent to answer any questions, or listen to any... read more
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City of Greenville… Farewell reception for Mayor Bowers
Join us for a Farewell Reception and Open House for Mayor Mike Bowers! It is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The reception will take place in the Council Chambers of the Greenville City Building, 100 Public Square, Greenville, Ohio. The public is welcome to stop by and wish Mike well as his services come to an end as... read more
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Teacher Workshop:  Send a Monarch to Mexico
In the fall, over 60,000 students across the globe created symbolic butterflies and sent them to Mexico as part of Journey North.  The Symbolic Monarch represents the gift of goodwill that each country must contribute to ensure the survival of this shared natural resource. Children who live beside the Monarchs' winter sanctuaries in Mexico protect the paper butterflies and return them in the spring... read more
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2016 Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, Sam Custer, OSU Extension
The Farm Science Review is Sept. 20-22 this year and will offer farmers and other visitors to the annual farm show the opportunity to learn the latest agricultural innovations from experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. That includes offering some 180 educational presentations... read more
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Naturally Fit Series with DCP
Darke County Parks is hosting a series of fitness programs called Naturally Fit occurring the fourth Monday of every month. Everyone wants to lead healthier lives and spend more time outdoors. However, workout machines aren’t always environmentally friendly, and gyms aren’t very exciting. Besides, sometimes life just gets in the way! Use... read more
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Pollinators on the Prairie with DCP
Summer is here; let’s explore! The hot days and long, warm evenings of summer make it a great time to explore the natural world. On Saturday, August 20th at 10am join a naturalist at Shawnee Prairie Preserve on State Route 502 West for an exciting summer walk. As the parks wrap up the summer they’ll search for pollinators at Shawnee... read more
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Sweetheart Gala Benefits “Scavengers”
For the average American, it is difficult to imagine a life in which the city dump is both your home and place of employment.  The garbage, the smell, and the filth are outside our realm of understanding. And yet these living conditions are reality for over 10,000 people who live and work in and around the Guatemala City Dump. Even in their own country, these impoverished citizens... read more
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Hoosier creativity on Display at Bear’s Mill
Historic Bear's Mill's Clark Gallery will feature two innovative artists from Indiana in the upcoming “Art At the Mill” exhibit opening with a reception on Friday, August 19. Award-winning ceramic artist Kim Anderson who maintains a studio in Hartford City will display her figurative and functional porcelain vessels, while fellow Hartford City resident Lynette... read more
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Midmark Corporation to Host “4 Miles for Heart and Health”
Sweetest Day event will honor Midmark Teammate’s legacy, promote heart disease awareness and prevention - DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2016 — Midmark Corporation today announced it will partner with Wayne HealthCare Foundation, Rocketship Sports Management and the Winery at Versailles to host “4 Miles for Heart and Health” on Oct. 15, 2016. The inaugural... read more
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League of Women Voters… Amber Garrett to speak on Broadway activities
Why is Broadway the place to be on First Fridays in Greenville? At their annual membership party on Monday, August 15th, League of Women Voters  members and guests will hear Amber Garrett  describe the myriad activities and entertainment happening on Broadway.  Those innovative happenings are a part of the new vitality we are seeing... read more
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Anthony Wayne Peace Council House Open
Want to learn more about the Treaty of Greenville, about the customs of the Native Americans here 200 years ago, or about the purpose of the council house? Join a local historian on August 13th from 1-3pm at the Anthony Wayne Peace Council House located at Prairie Ridge Meadow Park across from the Garst Museum to find out about... read more
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Edison Stagelight Players hold open auditions for fall production
The Edison State Community College Stagelight Players are holding open auditions for Joseph Kesselring's Arsenic & Old Lace, on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m.in the Robinson Theater at Edison State's Piqua Campus. The comedy, Arsenic & Old Lace, follows the story of a recently wed... read more
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Broom Making II Class
Join Darke County Parks as they welcome back master broom maker, Frank Rouse to the Nature Center at Shawnee Prairie on Saturday August 13th at 9am. Frank has over 40 years of experience making brooms of all shapes and sizes and loves passing on the skill he learned from his grandfather. This time he will teach participants how to make a turkey wing whisk... read more
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GTS offering Park and Ride to the Fair for $1
GTS (Greenville Transit System) will be offering a fair shuttle service weekdays 5:00pm to 11:00 pm and the first Weekend 11:00am to 11pm.  The shuttle will run from the Martz Street gate (gate 3) to two locations on a continuous basis.  The locations offer free parking.  Drop off and pick up points are: The City Municipal Building 100 Public Square Greenville; Darke County JFS Offices... read more
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VHCC offers chair exercise classes in area communities
Versailles Health Care Center, a leader in skilled nursing and rehabilitation, is giving back to the communities of Russia, Fort Loramie, New Bremen, and West Milton, by leading monthly chair exercise classes at senior groups within those communities. The classes are led by Rebecca Detling, the Director of Business Development at... read more
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Friends of the Parks Basket Raffle
The Friends of the Darke County Park District are once again running their annual basket raffle this summer to culminate at Prairie Days on September 24th and 25th. Local clubs donated baskets full of goodies to raise money for the Friends of the Parks. Baskets include one from the Darke County Birders, containing a certificate for a 35lb bag of... read more
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Friends of Harmon Field Public Meeting
Friends of Harmon Field will hold a Public Meeting at 7:00PM on August 10, 2016 at Good Samaritan Stadium at Harmon Field.  The purpose of this meeting is to share information with the community concerning the progress, direction, and the goals of the project.  Friends of Harmon Field committee members will be on hand... read more
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The Art of Nature Journaling
Do you want a deeper appreciation of the world around you? Do you want to take a deeper, closer, more intense look at nature? Do you just want to record what you see on your hike? Join a Darke County Parks’ naturalist on August 11th at 6:30pm for an introduction to the art of nature journaling. Participants will discuss the different... read more
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Darke County Center for the Arts… Two Tickets to Paradise
Eddie Money Performs at Union City Arts Festival - The Union City Arts Festival is pleased to announce that Grammy-nominated recording artist Eddie Money will be performing at the Union City Arts Festivalon Friday, September 9th at 9PM! The Union City Arts Festival is a multiple day festival celebrating local, regional and emerging... read more
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Ohio Department of Agriculture… ODA announces farm pesticide disposal collection, Sam Custer, OSU Extension, Darke County -- REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (July 19, 2016) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides on Aug. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the north entrance of the Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 North County Road 25-A, Troy, OH 45373. The pesticide collection and disposal service is free of charge... read more
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