Community Calendar


NARFE to meet Friday

HUBER HEIGHTS — Chapter 2238 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold its next meeting Friday, February 19 at 12:00 noon. The meeting will be at TJ Chumps at 7050 Executive Blvd. Huber Heights. Our speaker will be Renee Perry, with H&R Block and she will speak about Income Tax.

Chapter 2238 serves Huber Heights, Englewood, Vandalia, Tipp City, New Carlisle, Riverside, Dayton and Brookville.

Public Records Commission to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights Public Records Commission will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m. in the City Council conference room. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss public records retention and disposal schedules, city records storage areas and systems, email archiving system, and public records processing and related issues.

Beer & Brewing with A Taste of Aullwood

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Bring your friends and join us for Beer & Brewing with a Taste of Aullwood on Saturday, February 20, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Charity A. Krueger Farm Discovery Center, 9101 Frederick Pike. Enjoy a relaxing and fun atmosphere along with delicious tastes of favorites from local restaurants and caterers as well as local breweries and home brewers. Fifth Street Brewpub and The Hairless Hare Brewery will provide samples of their locally brewed craft beer and Bonbright Distributors brings their favorites from Heineken, Miller, and Great Lakes Brewing Company. Take part in informative beer tasting sessions with knowledgeable staff and tap your toes all evening to the music of Sugar Grove Bluegrass Band. Patrick Turnbull and Kirk Nichols, home brewers for over eleven years, will demonstrate the beer making process using locally grown ingredients. Sample their latest batch of freshly brewed ale and taste scrumptious culinary delights from Amber Rose, Bernstein’s Fine Catering, Christopher’s Restaurant & Catering, Company 7 BBQ, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Jerri’s Restaurant & Catering, Mrs. B’s Catering, and Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill. Aullwood thanks all of our partners in this fun and delicious event! Come and enjoy a great evening with friends and support Aullwood’s many environmental education programs for local children! The cost per person is $35 for Patron and $50 for Grand Patron. Reservations are a must. Call Aullwood at 937/890-7360. Read more on our website www.aullwood.org.

Air Force Museum to honor Tuskeegee Airmen

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE – Black History Month is approaching, and 2016 marks a special anniversary for the U.S. Air Force. World War II’s famous Tuskegee Airmen mark their 75th anniversary this year, and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is just the place to commemorate the group. Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/PressRoom/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/466/Article/644471/learn-about-african-american-history-at-museum.aspx for more information.

Air Force Muesum building to open June 8

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s new $40.8 million fourth building including aircraft such as SAM 26000 (Air Force One) and the only remaining XB-70 Valkyrie, will open to the public on June 8, 2016. The 224,000 square foot building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will house more than 70 aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles in four new galleries – Presidential, Research and Development, Space and Global Reach, along with three science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) Learning Nodes. Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/PressRoom/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/466/Article/642834/national-museum-of-the-us-air-force-fourth-building-to-open-june-8.aspx for more information.

St. Christopher Athletic Boosters fish fry/Monte Carlo

VANDALIA — A Fish Fry/Monte Carlo will be sponsored by the St. Christopher Athletic Boosters on Saturday January 23, 2016 from 6 – 11 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and includes all food and drinks. Must be 21 to attend. Fish and food served by the well-known Corpus Christi Fryers. Multiple games of chance, along with numerous raffle and auction items. Tickets available at St. Christopher Parish Office or call Alex Gonter-Dray at 937-573-7470 for more information. Address is 435 E. National Road, Vandalia, OH 45377. Hope to see you there!

Faith Women promote Project Linus

HUBER HEIGHTS — A group of women at Faith Presbyterian Church meets every Wednesday morning to work on Project Linus. This is an organization that provides handmade quilts and blankets to children in distress, whether due to illness, a trauma of some sort, or a natural disaster. The blankets are distributed through hospitals and other agencies by nurses, social workers, and others. Over four million blankets have been distributed through this wonderful mission.

Since this group began under the leadership of Cindi Adams, in 2014, they have donated 50 quilts and blankets. Everyone is welcome regardless of sewing skills. The meeting at Faith Church is every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..

The church is located at 5555 Chambersburg Road. The Pastor is Rev. Maggie Gillespie and the phone number is 233-0873.

Library offers teen fiction contest

DAYTON — Creative teens with a story to tell are encouraged to enter the Dayton Metro Library’s Teen Fiction Contest now through February 13, 2016. The contest is open to all area teens in grades 7 through 12. Teens can choose to enter Flash Fiction for stories of under 500 words, or General Fiction for stories up to 2,000 words maximum. Winners will be chosen in two age categories: Grades 7-8 and Grades 9-12.

First place wins $100, second place wins $75 and third place wins $50 in each category; cash prizes are provided by the Friends of the Library.

“There is so much creativity and imagination out there among our teens,” said Steve Moser, Teen Services Coordinator at the Library. “I can’t wait to see the stories they share with us.”

Submissions can be dropped off at any Dayton Metro Library location and must include a completed entry form, available at DaytonMetroLibrary.org/TEENS. Email submissions are accepted at smoser@DaytonMetroLibrary.org.

For more information, email smoser@DaytonMetroLibrary.org or call (937) 463-BOOK.

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.

North Dayton Gold Star Referral Club to meet

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

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

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