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Women of the Civil War at Library
The Greenville Public Library is proud to host Lost History: Women of the Civil War presented by Hannah Weist and Betsy Naseman.  Join us Thursday February 8th at 6:30 p.m. for a program the whole family will enjoy.  Light refreshments will be served. Hannah and Betsy explain “Politics and war.  Bloodshed and bravery.  Most history books show the... read more
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DCCA announces Win a Trip to Ireland in March
Darke County Center for the Arts wishes you the luck of the Irish this spring with the return of the exciting fundraising raffle "Off To The Isle".  One lucky winner will receive a trip for two to Ireland through AAA and Brendan Vacations.  DCCA will be selling a limited number of chances for this exclusive raffle.  Raffle Tickets are $100 each.  Tickets sales begin... read more
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Start Talking! Start Recording! Contest invites students to share their talents
1/29/2018 - Prevention Action Alliance, joining with the Ohio Start Talking! initiative and through a grant from Verizon, invites all Ohio middle school and high school students to encourage their peers to stay drug free by participating in the Start Talking! Start Recording: Ohio’s Youth Got Talentcompetition. The top three talent show finalists will get to perform on stage... read more
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Statewide contest celebrates National School Breakfast Week
1/29/2018 - At the Ohio Department of Education, we believe — and evidence shows — that feeding students healthy, nutritious foods is key to their learning. This year’s theme for National School Breakfast Week is I Heart School Breakfast. As part of the week-long celebration March 5-9, the Office for Child Nutrition is sponsoring My Favorite... read more
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Community Blood Centers… February Blood Drives for the Darke County area
DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Darke County area blood drive sponsors are partnering with Community Blood Center to host community blood drives throughout Darke County.  Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “Blood Donor” knit beanie as a warm thank-you gift.  Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. The cozy knit beanie is dark charcoal... read more
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DCCA brings unique show to Bistro Off Broadway
Darke County Center for the Arts will present a unique blend of music, theatre, and comedy at The Bistro Off Broadway on Thursday, February 22 as part of their 2017-2018 Coffeehouse Series. The show entitled “6 Guitars” stars musician, singer, actor Chase Padgett who channels six different guitar players during his performance, each with a distinct voice and... read more
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National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest Entries Accepted
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohio fifth graders and their teachers to participate in the 2018 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest. The Ohio Attorney General's Missing Person Unit is accepting entries for the contest. The contest, whose theme is "Bring Our Missing Children Home," is sponsored... read more
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Darke County Parks… Let’s “Go to the Great Barrier Reef”!
Join Darke County Parks for an amazing "virtual trip" to Australia! On February 1st at 7pm, we'll travel digitally to see and chat with a team from the Reef HQ Aquarium as they introduce us to the land "down under" and their open-air coral reed exhibit!  You don’t want to miss awesome free family fun event! Wherever you are in the world, experience... read more
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“Defending Yourself” is Theme of Greenville BPW Club Meeting
Greenville, OH.  The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) Publicity committee with members Peggy Foutz (chair), Susan Fowble, Melissa Barhorst, Diana Frazier, and Annette Sanders will host their monthly dinner meeting, Thursday, February 8th at the Brethren Retirement Community’s Brick Room @ 6:30 pm.  The program will feature... read more
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Full Blue Moon Hike
Join Darke County Parks for a hike under the light of the second full moon of January!  We’ll meet at Worth Family Nature Preserve on January 31st at 6pm for a walk in the woods. While commonly referred to as a "blue moon", it depends on the definition you wish to use. The original definition referred to the unusual 3rd full moon in a given season (so no blue... read more
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Enjoy an evening out in the Emerald City
GREENVILLE, Ohio - Join us for a winter’s night out in the city of green! Put on your ruby slippers and be transported to the Land of Oz, where we’ll celebrate the fact that there is no place like home. This event is open to the public and will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 from 6 pm - midnight at Romer’s Catering and Entertainment Facility, 118 E. Main... read more
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DCCA presents Charlotte’s Web
Darke County Center for the Arts will present Theatreworks USA’s production of the E.B. White classic Charlotte’s Web on Sunday, February 18 at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville. The second presentation of DCCA’s 2017-2018 Family Theatre Series, the musical play is recommended for audiences age 5 and up. “This timeless story about... read more
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Maple Sugarin’ at the Prairie School Programs
Darke County Parks invites teachers to bring their classes out to the park for their favorite seasonal school program: “Nature’s Sweet Treat.” This program allows students to observe the process of turning sap into the sweetest of nature’s treats: maple syrup! Topics will cover the science behind maple syrup, as well as the rich cultural history of maple sugaring... read more
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OSU Extension, Darke County… Programming to Advance Your Operation in 2018
OSU Extension, Darke County will be hosting workshops during the next two months that will help growers advance their farming operations.  The meetings will range from tax updates to an Outlook on Agriculture for 2018.  Programs to be held are: January 29 – Farmer/Landowner Income Tax Issues Webinar; February 13 - On Farm Research Review and Planning... read more
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Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Coming Up
Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2018 is scheduled for March 2 & 3 at Bel-Mar Lanes in Sidney and Treaty Lanes in Greenville.  This year’s theme is “Volunteering: The American Spirit”.  To help celebrate the patriotic theme come dressed in your favorite red, white, and blue USA attire.  Bowl for Kids’ Sake serves as the largest annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters... read more
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Seed Swap at Library
The Growing Harvest Seed Library is hosting its annual “Seeds 4 All: Seed Swap” on Thursday February 1st in the upstairs meeting room at the Greenville Public Library.   This year special guest speaker Sam Custer, Extension Educator of the Agriculture & Natural Resources department at the OSU Extension Office of Darke County, will be presenting... read more
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Edison Stagelight Players hold open auditions for spring production
The Edison Stagelight Players are holding open auditions for Scott Crain’s Robin Hood, on Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. in room 107 on the Piqua campus. Under Prince John’s rule, a young hero is forced to give up his land after defeating the Sheriff of Nottingham in an archery tournament. Robin Hood then joins forces... read more
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The ULTIMATE Show Memento; DCCA to Auction Signed Poster Jan. 20
As an extra added attraction for fans attending the January 20th show at St. Clair Memorial Hall, a show poster autographed by the reigning queen of bluegrass and her band will be awarded to the highest bidder. A silent auction will be held, with bids taken prior to the show and continuing through intermission. The highest bidder will be announced and awarded the framed and signed... read more
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PERI retirees learn about CAP services
Cap, which stands for Community Action Partnership, is a major asset to Darke County and the surrounding area.  Although its mission is to work in partnership with local communities to eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty as well as to promote individual independence and self-sufficiency, it does much more.  Whether a person is... read more
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Main Street Greenville… There’s No Place Like Home
Join us for a winter’s night out in the city of green! Put on your ruby slippers and be transported to the Land of Oz, where we’ll celebrate the fact that there is no place like home. This event is open to the public and will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 from 6 pm - midnight at Romer’s Catering and Entertainment Facility, 118 E. Main Street, Greenville. The all-inclusive... read more
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BBBS offers skating party
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke will be holding their annual Roll for Kids’ Sake on Thursday, January 25, from 6-10pm.  The party is open to the public and will be held at Rolling Hills Skate located at 105 E. Russell Road in Sidney.  The cost is $10 per person and includes admission, skate rental, face painting, snacks, and door prizes.  This... read more
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Organized by Olive Returns to Library
Our favorite organizer Olive Wager returns to the Greenville Public Library with a new program for 2018 called “S.O.S. Senior Organizing Solutions.“  Join us Tuesday January 23rd at 2:00 p.m.  This is a free event and light refreshments will be served. Olive is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and has her own service Organized by Olive... read more
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First Presbyterian to hold “Work as Worship” Retreat
God has a purpose for us on this earth. That calling is to be on mission for God where He has placed us. And since many people spend the majority of their waking hours on the job, we have to stop compartmentalizing life into “spiritual activities” and “work activities.” How are we living examples of the gospel while we work? You’re invited to... read more
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Library Wellness Lunch & Learn
Starting the New Year with health related goals and resolutions? Jordan Francis will share how to bring the physical, mental, and nutritional aspects of your fitness plan together with the aptly named talk “Bringing it All Together.” Jordan will be sharing great health and wellness information for beginners and veterans alike, and also allow time for... read more
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Chill Out and Read at the Library
This year’s Greenville Public Library's Adult Winter Reading Program “Chill Out and Read” runs from January 19th to February  23rd and again offers an enjoyable way to spend the long, cold months.  Don’t be caught home in a blizzard without your favorite authors!  The program is also a fun way to win great prizes. Winter Read is for ages 18 and over and... read more
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New January Event Comes to Downtown Greenville
GREENVILLE, Ohio - Don’t let the cold weather keep you cooped up with cabin fever! Main Street Greenville and the Darke County Visitors Bureau have partnered together with local restaurants and eateries to bring you Dine Out Darke Co., a chance to get out and experience our unique Darke County flavor! Running January 14 - 20, the 1st Annual Dine Out Darke Co... read more
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DCCA presentes “A Taste of Wine and Jazz XXX”
Darke County Center for the Arts will present “A Taste of Wine and Jazz” on Friday, January 19 at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville; doors open at 6:30 p.m.The wine tasting party, a fundraiser for the local arts organization, will feature food and music in addition to a selection of fine wines. “DCCA invites our community to shrug off the chill of winter... read more
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Bluegrass queen Rhonda Vincent comes to Greenville
Darke County Center for the Arts will present bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Rhonda Vincent and her band The Rage at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, January 20. The third of DCCA’s 2017-2018 Artists Series concerts, the show begins at 8 p.m. “Rightfully known as ‘Queen of Bluegrass,’ Rhonda Vincent and her... read more
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Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Internship
The Ohio State University Agronomic Crops Team is continuing a summer program to provide a rich training experience to undergraduate students. These paid internship positions are designed to expose students to a diversity of disciplines through on-farm research. Students will gain real-world experience in scouting, sampling and evaluating agronomic crops in Ohio... read more
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OSU Extension… Gluten Free Eating Series
Gluten Free Eating Curriculum consists of three, one hour lessons.  Each of the three lessons covers different aspects of gluten free eating and includes activities and recipe suggestions for tastings or food demonstrations.  Each lesson includes handouts for participants to use as a reference and hands-on activities.  A three week series will be held... read more
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Darke County Area Blood Drives in January
Darke County, Ohio – The Darke County Area is showing support for January National Blood Donor Month with a several community blood drive options.  “The Donor Tee” long-sleeve t-shirt is free to everyone who registers to donate. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. Community Blood Center is encouraging all eligible community... read more
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Greenville BPW Club To Learn Relaxation Techniques
Greenville, OH.  The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) will host their monthly dinner meeting, Thursday, January 11th at the Brethren Retirement Community’s Brick Room @ 6:30 pm.  The program will be hosted by the Young Careerist Committee with club members Jenny Bruns, Michelle Hook, Tracy Wheeler, and Erica Menke... read more
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Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center Holiday Closures
The Darke County Parks Nature Center located at Shawnee Prairie Preserve just west of Greenville will be closed December 25th and January 1st for Christmas and New Year’s Day observances. The building’s exhibits and offices as well as the Friends of Darke County Parks Gift Shop are regularly open Monday through Saturday 9am to 5pm, and... read more
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First Presbyterian Church Christmas Eve
Inspirational – Warm – Uplifting – Personal. All are Welcome! Piano Recital & Presby Trio, 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7:00 pm. An Evening of Lessons, Carols and Special Music with Nursery Provided - John Person, Pastor - Cable Channel 5 @ 10:00 p.m. & Midnight - 114 East Fourth Street, Greenville, Ohio... read more
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Republican Men’s Club to feature local political consultant
The Darke County Republican Men’s Club will meet Sat, Dec 16, 2015 at BRC. Start eating at 7:30. Meeting starts at 8 am. Will be collecting dues for 2018. Our speaker for December is Katie Deland and her bio is below. As we end this year, it is time to start gearing up for the elections in 2018. Many have not been faithful in attendance this past year, but I fully... read more
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Spirit offering additional EMT scholarships
Spirit Medical Transport, LLC, was so pleased with the success of its first-ever EMT scholarship program this past fall, it’s going for another round just in time for the new year. Starting today, Spirit will begin accepting scholarship applications from individuals who have an interest in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician and working... read more
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Library Wellness Lunch & Learn
With the year winding to a close, Jordan Francis from Wayne Healthcare will share how to bring the physical, mental, and nutritional aspects of your fitness plan together with the aptly named talk “Bringing it All Together.”  Jordan will be sharing great health and wellness information for beginners and veterans alike, and also allow time for questions... read more
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Gingerbread Party at Library
Families, kids, and teens are invited to a Gingerbreadhouse Party on Tuesday December 12th at 6:30 p.m. sponsored by the Childrens and YA Departments at the Greenville Public Library.  We will be making gingerbread houses out of graham crackers so no baking needed.  We’ll have all the supplies and all you have to do is come and have fun.  Several of... read more
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Edison State Ceramics Sale to Benefit Program
The Ceramics Department at Edison State Community College will be selling hand made ceramic pieces, glass gifts, and jewelry on Monday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the West Hall at the Piqua Campus. Students and instructors of Edison State as well as local artists have crafted items for sale... read more
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Darke County Area December Blood Drives
‘Be a Deer’ and donate this holiday season - DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Donors can “Be a Deer” by supporting the Darke County Area community blood drives in December.  The “Be a Deer – Donate Blood” long-sleeve t-shirt is free to everyone who registers to donate. Community Blood Center encourages you to schedule an appointment online at www... read more
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Edison State Students Talk at Library on Bullying
A variety of sources note that children of all ages can suffer emotional problems due to bullying and that nearly three-fourths of all young people have been or are currently being bullied.  Cyberbullying is also on the rise as nearly half of all teens are affected.  Persistent bullying in teens can lead to or worsen feelings of isolation, rejection, exclusion, and... read more
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World War II and Iraq War Veterans Speak at Edison State
The subject of males coming home from combat with all the atrocities of war imprinted in their consciousness is something familiar to most of us. What we know little about, however, are the challenges of entering a relationship with a wife or partner who knows little about combat. This issue will be discussed at Edison State Community... read more
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Darke Southwest Conservation… New Grazing Concept Benefits the Bird and the Herd; Sign-up Deadline is January 19, 2018 -- Columbus, OH, November 14, 2017 – If you think livestock and quail don’t mix, a new concept in managed grazing may just change your mind. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications for a unique program that focuses on establishing productive warm season forages to improve livestock production and provide large areas... read more
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Greenville Public Library… Belgium’s Abbey Ales at Library
Few brews hold a level of mystique for beer lovers like that surrounding Belgium's abbey ales. These beers pay homage to Belgium's rich monastic history, and some are even brewed within the walls of operating monasteries.  Steeped in tradition, these refined ales showcase expressive Belgian yeast characteristics and the graceful skill of Belgian... read more
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The Red Cross begins Knit Your Bit for Veterans
Our Boys Need Sox collection underway - GREENVILLE (November 21, 2017) — In a tradition dating back to World War I, the Northern Miami Valley Chapter of the Red Cross is collecting socks for veterans.  Back in the day, the socks were knitted by volunteers with a label sewn into each garment that read, “A gift of the American People thru the American Red Cross... read more
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VHCC to hold Holiday Sharing Event
Versailles Health Care Center is pleased to invite the community to its monthly event for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families!  Power Over Parkinson’s meets monthly to empower, socialize, and learn. Sharing event will occur Dec. 13, 4 p.m. Versailles Health Care Center would like to thank you for helping make this another great... read more
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Friends of the Library Holiday Open House
The Friends of the Greenville Public Library are hosting their annual Holiday Open House on Saturday December 9th from 10:00 to 2:00.  This festive event is always a treat for the whole family.  Sample dozens of delicious cookies, listen to live Christmas music by flutist Nancy Jackson, and shop the used book sale.  These books are nice enough... read more
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Time is running out for Greenville BPW Super Raffle
Greenville, OH.  -  Four lucky winners will be announced at the Greenville BPW Club’s December 14th meeting. All proceeds from the raffle go towards the club’s scholarship fund for Darke County young women.  Last year the club awarded four $500 scholarships. This year, the club will offer three $750 scholarships, one $500 (Anna Britton) scholarship and the club... read more
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Decorate the Mitten Tree
The Fish Mitten Tree once again needs donated gloves and mittens to decorate its empty branches; these donations will be distributed to the children enrolled in Darke County Head Start programs. In addition to the Mitten Tree located at Montage, 525 South Broadway in Greenville, a Mitten Tree also stands inside the Brethren Retirement Community, 750 Chestnut... read more
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2018 Farm Management School to be Offered in Darke County, By Sam Custer, OSU Extension, Darke County - According to AgWeek, “the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics show that the number of farmers ages 25 to 34 is growing nationwide. That’s the result of strong crop prices from 2007 to 2013, which generated higher farm income and gave young would-be farmers a better chance to support themselves and their families. Young farmers and ranchers... read more
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Hughes to read to Middle Schoolers
B.A. Hughes, a new Ohio author from Greenville, will read excerpts from and sign her books on Saturday morning, December 2 downtown Greenville.  She is hosted by A&B Coffee and Cakes Shop corner of Broadway and Fourth Street from 9 AM until Noon.  GLIMM, A Glimpse of Light Found is a collection of six stories exploring the adventures of tweens and... read more
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BBBS Match Day
Imagine never having someone to look up to when you were a kid.  Imagine not having positive role models who guided you down a responsible path in life.  Imagine a community where every child fulfills his or her potential and steers clear of bad decisions.  Imagine every child in our county graduating high school and college, and giving back to his or her... read more
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DCP Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland Coming Soon
This holiday season join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through our winter wonderland at Shawnee Prairie Preserve! On Saturday, December 2nd from 6-9pm, there will be over 450 luminaries lighting your way along the wooded trails, allowing for a peaceful winter’s night in nature. As you hike along the illuminated trail toward the log house... read more
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Shop Downtown Greenville to Win
GREENVILLE, Ohio- Shoppers can earn chances to win over $2,500 in merchandise and gift certificates through “Win the Window”, the 4th annual shop local campaign presented by Main Street Greenville and sponsored by Second National Bank. "This promotion is a fun way to encourage people to shop at our local, independently-owned businesses this holiday... read more
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Garst Museum Holiday Open House
Garst Museum’s annual Holiday Open House will be held on Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend. Everyone can tour the museum and the National Annie Oakley Center at no charge on this one afternoon. Join us for an afternoon of seasonal music, light refreshments, and beautiful decorations. The museum’s... read more
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Guardians of the Galaxy YA Movie Marathon at Library
Come join us on Wednesday November 22nd for a Guardians of the Galaxy movie marathon at Greenville Public Library!  Starting at noon we'll show the first Guardians movie, immediately followed by Guardians Vol. 2. Not interested in seeing the first film, but dying to see the second?  That’s okay!  Stop in at 2 p.m. for the start of Guardians Vol. 2! This... read more
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DCP Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland Coming Soon
This holiday season join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through our winter wonderland at Shawnee Prairie Preserve! On Saturday, December 2nd from 6-9pm, there will be over 450 luminaries lighting your way along the wooded trails, allowing for a peaceful winter’s night in nature. As you hike along the illuminated trail toward the... read more
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John Tesh to Headline Edison's Holiday Evening Event
The Edison Foundation is pleased to welcome John Tesh to Edison State Community College as the entertainment for 20th annual Holiday Evening event. This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, November 29 at the Piqua Campus and is held annually to support student scholarship opportunities. A four-time Emmy Award winner and two-time... read more
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Edison State students to address bullying at the Library
A variety of sources note that children of all ages can suffer emotional problems due to bullying and that nearly three-fourths of all young people have been or are currently being bullied. Cyberbullying affects nearly half of teens and is rapidly becoming more prevalent. These sources paint a grim picture on what seems to be a little recognized national... read more
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BPW Breakfast with Santa
Greenville, OH.  November 7, 2017   The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club is planning their annual Breakfast with Santa.  The Club would like to invite you to join them for this occasion to be held on December 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Greenville VFW Hall, 219 N. Ohio St.  The menu will consist of scrambled eggs, sausage... read more
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PERI Christmas Meeting
PERI  will be traveling back to the good ole days when the "Country Strings Band" performs at their Christmas luncheon on Monday, December 4, 11:30 a.m.  at the VFW on Ohio Street, Greenville.  Lead by PERI member, Joyce Harrison, the band will enliven the Christmas Spirit with the toe tapping tunes of dulcimers and songs, fun and surprises... read more
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Hometown Holiday Horse Parade returns to Greenville
GREENVILLE, Ohio - It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The 2017 Hometown Holiday Horse Parade returns on Saturday, November 18th at 7 pm in downtown Greenville!  This annual tradition in Darke County has kicked off the holiday season for the downtown district the past 14 years! The 2017 Grand Marshal will be Dick Brown, president... read more
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Edison State Hosts RN to BSN Information Fair
Edison State Community College is hosting a Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Fair on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Emerson Center at the Piqua Campus. Current nursing students and practicing nurses are invited to learn about the opportunities available to them in... read more
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Project FeederWatch at DCP
Calling all birders! Join Darke County Park District, and participate in Project FeederWatch, every Tuesday from 9-11am and Wednesday from 3-5pm. This is a unique citizen science program organized by Cornell University which studies winter bird populations. Observations from here in Darke County may be used in scientific journals and shared with... read more
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Night Out with the Wavaires! A Magical Evening of Music!
GREENVILLE, OH – The Greenville High School Wavaires are preparing for the Night Out With the Wavaires 2017 with the performance on November 17th, in Memorial Hall at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available for purchase at the Flower Patch and 30 minutes prior to the performance at the box office in Memorial Hall. A Night Out With the Wavaires... read more
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OSU Extension… Zero Weight Gain Challenge
Are you interested in maintaining your weight or even losing a few pounds during this holiday season?  Could you use some encouragement and guidance but don’t have time to attend classes?  Give our Zero Weight Gain holiday wellness challenge a try. The “Zero Weight Gain Challenge” is an on-line challenge designed to help participants get fit by encouraging... read more
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November Blood Drives in Darke County Area; ‘Buckeye Blood Donor’ celebrates fall football frenzy -- DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Area sponsors will team up with Community Blood Center to host a community blood drives.  Everyone who registers to donate will get a free “Buckeye Blood Donor” football t-shirt.  Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. The “Buckeye Blood Donor” campaign celebrates the football championship... read more
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Old Fashioned Campfire
Join us for a good old-fashioned campfire! We’re bringing back the campfire after a great night back in July. Autumn nights just beg for sitting around a campfire with friends, so be sure to get this on your calendar! Join us on November 10th at 5:30pm at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Bring a camp chair and join a naturalist for an evening of sitting... read more
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DCCA Arts in Education presents Operation Lunch Line
Darke County Center for the Arts will present Kid Power’s Operation Lunch Line for kindergarten through third grade students in all local public schools during the week of November 13. Operation Lunch Line, an interactive musical show designed to help children learn the value of good nutrition and exercise, uses three-dimensional special effects... read more
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EUM 10th Annual Holiday Boutique
On November 11, the EUM Worship Center will be transformed into a unique and festive atmosphere for Holiday Boutique.  This marks the 10th year that EUM’s Women’s Ministry has hosted the annual event. In that time, we have grown from about 25 vendors to over 70! Whether you have Christmas shopping to do, need a Girls’ Day Out, or just want to... read more
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Library Film Features Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a 2011 American documentary film directed by David Gelb.  The film follows Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old sushi master and owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a Michelin three-star restaurant.  Sukiyabashi Jiro is a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant located in a Tokyo subway station.  Jiro Ono serves a tasting menu of roughly 20 courses, for... read more
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BBBS partners with Bob Evans for Fundraiser
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County will be partnering with Bob Evans for two upcoming fundraisers.  The first one will be held on Tuesday, November 7, from 6am-9pm at the Bob Evan’s in Greenville, located at 1366 Wagner Avenue.  The second one will be held on Thursday, November 9, from 7am-9pm at the Bob Evan’s in Sidney... read more
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A Magical Evening of Music!
Area Youth Join Wavaires for Camp Presentation - GREENVILLE, OH – The Greenville High School Wavaires are preparing for the Annual Youth Show Choir Camp with the performance on November 17th, in Memorial Hall at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available for purchase as the Flower Patch beginning on November 1st and 30 minutes prior to the... read more
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Anna Bier Gallery… Rene Bechard Photography – Journey through a Bubble
The Anna Bier Gallery will present photographer, Rene Bechard, at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, NOVEMBER 4, 2017; the exhibit will be open from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with an artist presentation at 7 p.m. The landscape of a soap bubble will quickly enchant you. As you begin to move your eyes over the patterns, you discover recognizable... read more
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Darke SWCD… Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management Workshop Series
As the farm economy becomes tighter and the environmental pressure greater on farmers, understanding your soil fertility and nutrient needs becomes increasingly important.  The Darke Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will again be hosting the Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management Workshop Series beginning in November.  This is a four-part workshop... read more
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GHS Walking Program
Again this year, Greenville High School will open its doors to community members seeking a warm, safe place to walk on winter evenings. The public is invited to walk at the high school from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays beginning Monday, Nov. 6, and continuing through March 29, 2018. There will be no walking during Christmas break. Also... read more
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DCCA presents Kentucky Trio “Zoe Speaks” at The Coffee Pot
Darke County Center for the Arts Coffeehouse Series continues with a concert at The Coffee Pot in downtown Greenville on Thursday, November 9 featuring “Zoe Speaks,” a trio from the mountains of Kentucky. “This group can play everything from traditional ballads to contemporary tunes with their mellow mix of close harmonies accompanied... read more
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Langsdon Mineral Collection Visits Darke County Parks
The Mercer County District Library has a hidden gem in the Langsdon Minerals Collection - over 900 minerals showcased at the library. In 2006 Ron & Ruth Langsdon donated a substantial part of their personal rare mineral collection to the Mercer County Library in order for future generations to learn and enjoy.  They felt a public library would... read more
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Cancer Association Fundraiser Nov. 5 at Memorial Hall
Cancer Association of Darke County will hold their annual gospel music fundraiser on November 5 at St. Clair Memorial Hall.  The event will start at 3 pm and last until approximately 5 pm.  There will be refreshments along with a bake sale.  ADMISSION IS FREE.  There will be a freewill offering and the association hopes that many will be able to come and enjoy the... read more
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DCCA presents award-winning vocal ensemble
Darke County Center for the Arts will present award-winning a cappella group Six Appeal in concert at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, November 4; the second presentation of DCCA’s Artists Series season, the show starts at 8 p.m. “These six appealing young gentlemen are not only outstanding vocalists, but are also... read more
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Anna Bier Gallery Artist Workshop Series
The Anna Bier Gallery would like to present the Artist Workshop Series - offering monthly workshops in many different genres, including our upcoming workshop Calligraphy on Reclaimed Wood - by Instructor Janelle Vargo. This workshop is scheduled for Wednesday November 8th at 6pm in the Anna Bier Civic Room, located inside the Henry St. Clair... read more
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The History of Chocolate at Library
Join us Thursday November 2nd at 6:00 p.m. At the Greenville Public Library for a delicious and educational program presented by Kathy Creighton from the Butler County Historical Society in Hamilton Ohio.  This is a free family-friendly event, however seating is limited so please call 548-3915 to reserve your seat. Chocolate has been woven... read more
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Darke County Parks… Old Fashioned Campfire
Join us for a good old-fashioned campfire! We’re bringing back the campfire after a great night back in July. Autumn nights just beg for sitting around a campfire with friends, so be sure to get this on your calendar! Join us on October 27th at 6:30pm at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Bring a camp chair and join a naturalist for an evening of sitting around the fire, eating... read more
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BBBS holds two open houses in time for the holidays
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County will hold two separate open houses in conjunction with local holiday events.  They will have information available regarding the various programs they offer, volunteer opportunities, the importance of mentoring our community’s at-risk youth, along with donation and sponsorship opportunities for upcoming fundraiser... read more
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Peace Week Brings Award-Winning Author to Edison Campus
Held in conjunction with the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (DLPP), Edison State Community College’s English Department will be hosting Peace Week at the Piqua Campus. The week will culminate with a visit from the 2017 DLPP nonfiction winner, David Wood on Monday, November 6 in the Robinson Theater at 10:30 a.m. The event is offered free of charge and is open... read more
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Whoo’s in the Parks?
Did you know that some owls will take over the nest of a hawk to raise their young? Or that an owl’s eyes are completely immobile? Join us to explore the owl species of Ohio. Join us on October 26th at 7pm at Shawnee Prairie Preserve and learn about these birds of prey by meeting our own great-horned owl and discovering how the park is planning... read more
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Beggars’ Night and Halloween Parade returns to Downtown Greenville
GREENVILLE, Ohio- On Thursday, October 26th, downtown Greenville will be transformed into a trail of Halloween treats for elementary school aged children. The Early Bird/BlueBag Media, Main Street Greenville and downtown businesses are pleased to bring this safe Halloween event to the community! There are many ways to join in the fun, including a... read more
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DCCA announces Ghost Walk Tour Guides and Actors
Darke County Center for the Arts' annual Ghost Walk, a fundraiser celebrating the Halloween season, will take place on Friday, October 27, Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29. Costumed tour guides will lead participants to numerous haunted sites in downtown Greenville, including several stops where actors will portray characters involved... read more
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Warm Winter Wear for Darke County Children
The employees of the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, through the support of Sheriff Toby L. Spencer, and in conjunction with local law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical professionals have announced plans to host the 17th annual “Warm Winter Wear for Darke County Children” program. Thanks to generous donations from caring individuals... read more
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The Edison Stagelight Players Present The Crucible
The Edison Stagelight Players (ESP) will present The Crucible by Arthur Miller and directed by Matthew Beisner. The performances will be held October 27 through November 5 in the Robinson Theater at Edison State Community College’s Piqua Campus. Set in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, The Crucible is a story based upon true... read more
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U.S. Army Field Band presents free concert
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band will present a free public performance at Greenville High School Gymnasium on Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. Described as “a great instrument for stirring patriotic emotions,” the Field Band is the official touring musical representative of the U.S. Army. The concert, sponsored... read more
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Ghost Walk tickets on sale
Darke County Center for the Arts will continue a long-standing Halloween-season tradition when they host their annual Ghost Walk in downtown Greenville on Friday, October 27, Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29. Based on stories collected by Arcanum-area resident Rita Arnold which tell of local ghostly encounters, walks will begin at... read more
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Gospel Sing to be held at Memorial Hall on November 5
Debbie Lynn Bryson and the Homelighters Quartet along with other groups will minister in song at the Gospel Sing on November 5, 2017 at Memorial Hall from 3-5 pm. The HomeLighters Quartet have been ministering in Central Ohio for over 30 years.  Some of the faces have changed, but the message has been the same since they sang their... read more
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Greenville Toastmasters to hold Open House
NEED HELP - We offer Training! The Greenville Toastmasters Club 1238, "The Can Do Club" can enhance your skills in Leadership, Public Speaking, Conducting meetings, Parliamentary Procedure, Active Listening, Effective Evaluation, Creative Thinking and communicating in your every day life. DO YOU LISTEN EFFECTIVELY? - Greenville... read more
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Edison State Community College Hosts Annual College Fair
To help students and parents through the college selection process, Edison State Community College will be hosting their annual College Fair on Wednesday, October 25, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Charger Gymnasium at the Piqua Campus. Finding the right college and career path can be an overwhelming task. Options including size, location, and cost... read more
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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy to begin at Edison State
The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy at Edison State Community College is now accepting applications for the 21-week program that will prepare students for a career in law enforcement. Students of the program will meet for six days each week beginning in January and, upon successful completion, will graduate from the program in... read more
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Annual Fright Night at Library
Friday October 27th is everyone’s favorite Fright Night!  Take the haunted tour through the Greenville Public Library any time between 7:00 - 10:00 pm for $5.00 a person.  This event is in collaboration with Gateway Youth and all proceeds go to supporting their non-profit program.   See gateway youth programs. Other community groups participating are... read more
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Missions Gala helps build homes
Destination Known Missions Ministry of EUM Church in Greenville, Ohio is in its twelfth year partnering with the Potter’s House Association in Guatemala. Over the years, teams from EUM Church have built eighteen homes for families that live in the garbage dump shanty communities. They have visited countless families in their homes to... read more
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First Presbyterian Church… Ignite Your Spiritual Fire, Catch the Sparks
On Saturday, November 4th at 6pm First Presbyterian Church in downtown Greenville invites the community to a free concert devotional featuring Greg and Rebecca Sparks.  This wonderful event will feature live music and focus on discipleship.  Their music and stories bring together individuals from many communities to inspire and deepen faith all in one heart and... read more
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Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie at DCP
The table is set, the servers are in their places, and the Darke County Park District is ready to provide you with a remarkable 18th century historical experience in the Log House at Shawnee Prairie Preserve at 4267 St. Rt. 502 west of Greenville. A hearth-cooked meal will be served family-style to all who attend this unique Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie. The event is a fundraiser with proceeds... read more
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EUM Church Fall Festival: Shine
Families throughout Darke County are invited to EUM’s annual fall festival—SHINE (Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere) on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 4:00—7:00 pm at the Worship Center. This year families will be engaging in “Soul Wars” a journey through six episodes in the epic saga of God’s plan for redemption through Jesus. In addition to this great adventure, families... read more
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DCCA presents Zydeco Experience at Bistro Off Broadway
Zydeco legend Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience Band will perform at Greenville’s Bistro Off Broadway on Thursday, October 26. The second of Darke County Center for the Arts’ Coffeehouse Series presentations for the new season, the show starts at 7 p.m. Simien is an eighth generation Creole from one of the earliest families to have settled... read more
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The Great Pumpkin Hunt at DCP
Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Looking for an alternative to scary Halloween events? The Great Pumpkin Hunt is fun for the whole family. Spend the afternoon wandering through the woods at Shawnee Prairie Preserve on a scavenger hunt filled with tons of fall goodies. Inside the Nature Center each child will get a pumpkin to paint and take home... read more
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Lunch & Learn at Library
The Greenville Public Library's monthly Lunch & Learn is Wednesday October 11 at 12:30 p.m.  The topic is “Bringing It All Together” presented by Jordan Francis, Wellness Director at Wayne Healthcare.  Lunch and Learn is coordinated by Warren Richards as part of the Library's Wellness Program.  Jordan explains ”We know we should eat right, exercise, and generally... read more
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“The Ghosts of Ohio” at Memorial Hall
Here is your opportunity to meet author and paranormal researcher James Willis and members of his nationally recognized investigative organization “The Ghosts of Ohio.”  The Greenville Public Library is partnering with St. Clair Memorial Hall where this fascinating program will be held on Thursday October 19th at 6:00 p.m.  Free tickets can be picked up at the Reference Desk at the Library... read more
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Author and Talk Show Host to Speak
GREENVILLE, OHIO – Kris Ann Hall of Northern Florida will be doing a guest appearance in Greenville on October 13. In addition to being a renowned author and host of the Kris Anne Hall TV Show, she is a Constitutional Educator with an entertaining quality. Hall will be speaking about “State Sovereignty – the duty of state and local representatives... read more
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Health Science Program Applications Accepted at Edison State
Applications are currently being accepted for the medical laboratory technician (MLT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) degree programs at Edison State Community College. The two-year Associate of Applied Science programs will prepare students for a career in health care. Edison State’s MLT career program prepares graduates to properly perform... read more
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Anna Bier Art Gallery… Gail Christofferson exhibits glass mosaic guitars
The Anna Bier Gallery will present glass mosaic guitar artist, Gail Christofferson of Animal House Glass, at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, OCTOBER 7, 2017; the exhibit will be open from 6 p.m until 8 p.m. with an artist presentation at 7 p.m. Christofferson’s passion for glass, teaching, community projects, and creating... read more
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October events bring Autumn to Downtown Greenville
GREENVILLE, Ohio- Fall has arrived in downtown Greenville with the October First Friday event and the annual A Day of Harvest event, held on Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th. Overflow your senses with fall favorites found in downtown Greenville! Be sure to check out all of the fall inspired items in the quaint shops and restaurants; including... read more
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Library Film Features Young Frankenstien
Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein.  The supporting cast includes Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Richard Haydn and Gene Hackman.  The screenplay was... read more
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October Darke County Area Blood Drives
October Donors can help fight cancer - DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Donors can join the fight against cancer during October Breast Cancer Awareness Month by supporting the community blood drives in Darke County communities. Community Blood Center encourages donors to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE... read more
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Toastmasters Open House Scheduled
Expand your Horizons - Since 1924 Toastmasters International has helped millions of men and women become more confident in front of an audience. Our network of clubs and their learn-by-doing program are sure to help you become a better speaker and leader.  Why pay thousands of dollars for a seminar when you can join a Toastmasters club for a... read more
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Candlelight Dinners preparations begin
Candlelight Dinners on the Prairie will be here soon! Prairie Days is over and Deb is ready to start work on planning our Candlelight Dinners on the Prairie for this fall!  We have two dinners scheduled: October 28 and November 11 (unadvertised, pre-sold). If you are interested in joining the planning committee to put these fundraising events together, she... read more
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Engage Conference 2017: Day-By-Day
The Christian faith is a faith of relationships: our relationship with God and our relationship with others. All the work God does in our lives to transform us more into the image of Jesus is so that we might become who God created us to be in relationship with Him and with other people. The early followers of Jesus understood this, and they were committed... read more
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Wayne HealthCare Candy Striper Volunteer Program
Wayne HealthCare will resume offering volunteer opportunities for students at least 16 years of age. Student volunteers will have the opportunity to work with various departments within the hospital to welcome patients and visitors; assist with delivery of care and support staff. Students interested in the program are encouraged to attend... read more
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Second National Bank Sponsors One Night in Memphis
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Second National Bank as an Impresario sponsor of the 2017-2018 "Arts Count" Season, including the upcoming Special Event ONE NIGHT IN MEMPHIS, a tribute to music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis and their memorable meeting at... read more
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The Beers of Autumn at Library
When the leaves start changing colors, craft beer drinkers trade in the light beers of Summer for something better suited to Autumn's crisp evenings. Whether it's an Oktoberfest lager that shines in the gentle September sunlight, or a spiced ale the color of October leaves, Fall beers can be both comforting and audacious, and are a great way to greet the season. On Thursday... read more
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Darke County Parks… Floating for Colors with Darke County Parks
Darke County Parks is going to try for one more float for the 2017 season. On Friday, October 6th from 11am to 5pm join us for a relaxing autumn paddle. After meeting at the Nature Center, participants will carpool to Lake Loramie State Park. Once there, everyone will enjoy a picnic lunch then launch the boats for an afternoon on the lake! Depending on the afternoon, the group may choose to paddle... read more
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Darke County Genealogical Society… Genealogy Workshop to be offered at Garst
The Darke County Genealogical Society’s Fall Genealogy Workshop, featuring speaker: Dana Ann Palmer will be Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at Garst Museum, 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH.  Doors will be open at 8:30 A.M. There will be 4 sessions: 1.Ship Passenger Lists 2. Naturalization Records 3. Finding your German Ancestor’s Place of Orgin 4. Locating Newspapers using Chronicling America... read more
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DCCA presents Tribute to Legendary Performers
When music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis engaged in an impromptu jam session at Sam Phillips’ legendary Sun Studios in Memphis on December 4, 1956, the music producer wisely recorded the proceedings. Darke County Center for the Arts will present a tribute to that memorable meeting,“One Night In... read more
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First Presbyterian Church to present free concert
A concert of sacred vocal music will be presented at First Presbyterian Church in Greenville on Friday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. The free concert for the community will feature vocalists Bevin Fields, Mary McLear, Doug Klinsing, and John Person, and pianist/organist Terri Fryman. Come and enjoy music that includes hymns and classical... read more
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Accepting Entries for the Hometown Holiday Horse Parade
GREENVILLE, Ohio- Voted best parade by the readers of Ohio Magazine in 2015, Main Street Greenville is busy preparing for the 14th Annual Hometown Holiday Horse Parade! The parade will take place the weekend before Thanksgiving  on Saturday, November 18th. The lighted horse parade event boasts 90+ entries and brings an estimated... read more
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Garst once again participates in Museum Day Live
Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket. Featured are: The National Annie Oakley Center, Crossroads of Destiny, Lowell Thomas-With Lawrence and Beyond. Greenville, Ohio— Garst Museum... read more
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Monarch Butterflies at Library
One of the most widely recognized butterflies in the United States is also the one in the most danger of becoming extinct.  Habitat loss, illegal logging, row crop agriculture and over use of pesticides are just a few factors that have led to the staggering population decrease.  What can we do to reverse the damage? Spend an evening with Darke... read more
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Hosek to speak at PERI
Nathan Hosek, Attorney with the Law Office of Rudnick & Hosek, Ltd, where his practice focuses on transactional law, will be the guest speaker at the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. (PERI) luncheon meeting on Monday, October 2, 11:30 a.m., in the VFW, on Ohio Street, Greenville.  PERI members will be contacted by the calling committee and nonmembers... read more
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Prairie Days at Shawnee Prairie
Step through a wrinkle in time to experience life on the Ohio frontier. On the weekend of September 23rd and 24th the Darke County Park District will host its annual Prairie Days festival at Shawnee Prairie Preserve at 4267 St. Rt. 502 West near Greenville. As festival attendants wander through the grounds they’ll hear the ring of the blacksmith’s hammer on the anvil, smell fresh bread baking... read more
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Sellick and Bergeson open DCCA Coffeehouse Series
Internationally touring husband and wife duo Annie Sellick and Pat Bergeson will combine their talents to open Darke County Center for the Arts Coffeehouse Series season at the Union City Arts Depot on Thursday, September 21. According to DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins, Nashville native Annie Sellick is known for the organic sincerity she... read more
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Many Demonstrations at Prairie Days
Once again, Prairie Days will feature many historical demonstrations. Volunteers will be demonstrating how pioneers would have made homemade bread in the outdoor bake oven, also known as the cob oven. This style oven is operated by building a fire inside in order to preheat the earthen structure, afterwards the coals are removed and the baking surface... read more
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September blood drives in Darke County and surrounding area
DAYTON & DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Many great opportunities to donate in Darke County Area. Everyone who registers to donate will get a colorful pair of socks – a new gift from Community Blood Center that “knocks our socks off.” Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. The “Saving... read more
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Red Cross training for hurricane relief volunteers
Two courses on Sept. 12 prepare volunteers to work in shelters or handling bulk distribution of supplies to those in need - Hurricane Harvey has proven to be one of the most disastrous storms to ever hit the United States, causing massive flooding and causing at least 70 deaths in Texas, and Hurricane Irma is expected to follow suit by hitting Florida this... read more
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Library Film Features The Third Man
The 1949 British film noir The Third Man was directed by Carol Reed and written by Graham Greene.  It stars Joseph Cotten, Valli (Alida Valli), Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard.  The film takes place in post-World-War-II Vienna and centers on Holly Martins, an American who is given a job in Vienna by his friend Harry Lime.  But when Holly arrives... read more
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Building Blocks 1 parenting classes planned
OSU Extension, Darke County, has scheduled a “Building Blocks I” parenting series.  The classes will be held September 27 and October 4 and 11, 2017, 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 I” parenting... read more
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VHCC hosts Bingo Night
Versailles Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, hosted a FREE Bingo Night open to the public in August!  Bingo winners received nonperishable food items and small household items for their prizes! Once again, attendees enjoyed popcorn and drinks during the fun night of bingo. “Make sure to mark your calendars for bingo night... read more
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DAR and VFW to honor four Revolutionary War soldiers
Fort GreeneVille DAR and VFW Post 7262 to Honor American Revolutionary War Soldier at Greenlawn Cemetery. Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR along with VFW Post 7262 will be dedicating a marker in honor of American Revolutionary War Soldier Zachariah Hole on Saturday, September 16th at 3:30pm at Greenlawn in Versailles. Zachariah Hole... read more
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2017 Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, From Sam Custer
OSU Extension, Darke County - The Farm Science Review, one of the nation’s premier agricultural trade and education shows, will be held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, September 19-21. New for this year’s 55th Farm Science Review, visitors will be able to “Map Your Show” on a new mobile app in preparation for the three-day event. The... read more
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Rolling 50's Classics Fall Cruise-In Car Show
Saturday, September 9th - 2-9 PM - The 35th Annual Legendary Rolling 50's Classics Fall Cruise-In will take place on Saturday, September 9th from 2-9 pm in downtown Greenville! This is one of Ohio's largest cruise-ins, you won't want to miss it! Interested in bringing a car? Here are some details: Dash plaques to the first 450 cars; Cruise-in entry... read more
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Fiona Miller exhibits architectural ink and watercolor
The Anna Bier Gallery will present architectural artist, Fiona Miller, at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, September 9; the exhibit will be open from 6 p.m until 8 p.m. with an artist presentation at 7 p.m. Fiona is a watercolor artist from the UK. Her background and training is in the field of architecture: she has an MA (Cantab)... read more
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Intro to Disaster Preparedness at Library
Benjamin Franklin said “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail!”  Have you ever wondered what it takes to thrive during a short-term disaster (1-14 days) when gas and electricity are not available? Join Aaron Olson for a beginner’s guide on where to start.  He will address water procurement, what food to have on hand, where to find food in a pinch, and... read more
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Fort GreeneVille DAR participates in SUNshine 5K
Fort GreeneVille Daughters of the American Revolution’s annual Thank A Vet 5k run/walk has been scheduled instead with the SUNshine 5K. The Darke County Foundation has graciously invited us to be a part of the SUNshine 5k. The event will be held 8:30am, September 16, 2017 at the Greenville City Park. Once again we are raising money to... read more
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Darke County Parks… Volunteers Needed for Prairie Days
Prairie Days, Darke County Parks’ biggest event of the year, can’t happen without the generous support of the community. Hundreds of volunteers give their time and resources throughout the year, and Prairie Days is no exception. On the weekend of September 23rd and 24th the Darke County Park District will host its annual Prairie Days festival at Shawnee... read more
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Miami Valley Trails User Survey to be Conducted
Darke County Parks to participate in survey - The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) is partnering with local park districts and citizen volunteers to conduct a quadrennial Miami Valley Trails User Survey in September. Walkers, runners, or cyclists using the designated Miami Valley Trails may encounter volunteers counting trail users... read more
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Missions 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 are outcasts... read more
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Fall Gourd Show scheduled for Sept. 9
The West Central Ohio Gourd Patch will hold their Fall Gourd Show on Sept. 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Darke County Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville. Handcrafted gourds will be available to purchase from local crafters, along with fresh and dried gourds. Come find that new birdhouse or maybe some new fall decorations or that... read more
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Timeless performer opens DCCA Artists Series season
Darke County Center for the Arts will present singer/songwriter/guitarist David Myles and his trio at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, September 9; the show begins at 8 p.m.According to DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins, David Myles will entertain music lovers of all types, and is therefore the perfect performer to open DCCA... 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 “SING”! The event will take place on Friday, September 1st 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 movie... read more
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Greenville Municipal Jazz Band to Feature Whirledge and Westfall
Concerts in the park return this Sunday, August 27th, with the Greenville Municipal Jazz Band performing at 7pm at the Marling Band Shell area of the Greenville City Park.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Make plans now to attend this wonderful evening of jazz and pop music. This week the band will feature the pop and jazz vocal stylings... read more
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High School Students Needed for Local “Big Buddies” Program
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County is excited to announce their 18th year of programming for their after-school “Big Buddies” mentorship program.  Fun and energetic high school students are needed for the 2017-2018 school year to mentor local elementary students.  This is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to give back to their... read more
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DCCA to hold annual meeting
The Darke County Center for the Arts will hold its annual meeting on Sept. 7, 7 p.m., in the Community Meeting Room on the third floor of the Greenville Public Library, 126 W. Fourth St., Greenville.  All DCCA members are invited to attend.  The agenda includes election of officers and trustees and reports from the last fiscal year.  Immediately following... 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 21 and 28, 2017 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 classes... read more
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