Community Calendar

Wayne to host 49th Half Time USA

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Wayne Music Club will host the 49th annual Half Time USA Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10. Gates open at 5:30, the Alumni Band will be performing from 6:00-6:30, parade of bands will start at 6:30 and the festival will start at 7:00. We have a big show planned this year so come on out and enjoy an evening of fun!!!! Advance tickets can be purchased at Wayne Sporting Goods or at the Wayne High School Bursar’s Office.

City Council Ward 1 to hold community forum

HUBER HEIGHTS — Huber Heights Ward 1 City Council Member Richard Shaw is hosting a meeting and community forum on Tuesday, August 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, in Huber Heights. Presenters include representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, At Large Council Member Glenn Otto, the Wayne Township-Huber Heights Historical Society, Huber Heights City Schools, and the Huber Heights Veteran’s Project. For more information contact Richard Shaw at 829-1209.

Chamber/Church Alliance sponsor Heroin discussion

HUBER HEIGHTS – The Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Church Alliance are presenting Heroin – An Epidemic on Thursday, August 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TJ Chumps, 7050 Executive Blvd. Admission is $12 which includes lunch. Attendees are asked to RSVP to Geri Bellingar 233-5700 or email her at

Heroin is at an epidemic in the State of Ohio and the nation. The Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Church Alliance are presenting to all who wish to attend a public meeting to discuss the topic. We will have guest speakers who are experts in their fields present how to deal with the problem.

Keynote speakers will be Dr. Charles Russell, a licensed counselor, Amy O’Grady of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, and Huber Heights Police Officer Ed Savard.

Square dance lessons offered in Huber Heights

HUBER HEIGHTS — Double H Squares offer square dance lessons beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church Activity Center, 7505 Taylorsville Rd. Fee $3 per person. Lessons are for ages 10 and up. Casual attire is suggested and no experience is necessary. The instructor for the lessons is Bob Jones. For more information contact Bob or Janice at (937) 339-1286, Pam or Larry at (937) 235-2704, Marge or Richard at (937) 864-7233.

Heights Farmer’s Market to hold food drive

HUBER HEIGHTS – The Heights Farmer’s Market and the Fish Food Pantry will be holding a summer-long food drive beginning Saturday, June 11 through October 29.

This event for Fish Food Pantry of Huber Heights all proceeds go toward the Pantry. We will have this food drive all summer long. Please bring non perishable food items and or personal hygiene products to The Heights Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9am to 1 pm or during the weekdays there will be drop off box inside The Heights Cafe.

Huber Heights City Council to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights City Council has scheduled a regular session for Monday, August 22, 2016 at or about 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 6131 Taylorsville Road. The meeting is open to the public.

News from the U.S. Air Force Museum

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE – The following activities are upcoming at the National Museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base:

Interactive MathAlive! exhibit coming to museum

Looking to avoid the “summer slide” with your school-age children? Make plans to check out the MathAlive! exhibit, an interactive traveling exhibit opening next month at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The free 5,000-square-foot exhibit, which is underwritten by Raytheon, will be open at the museum July 23-Oct. 2. Forty immersive activities create fun experiences that bring to life the real math behind the things kids love most – video games, sports, design, music, entertainment, space and robotics.

Celebrate National Aviation Day at museum

Celebrate National Aviation Day with free educational activities from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. National Aviation Day is a celebration of all things related to aviation and is held on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday (145 years ago on Aug. 19). During the event, museum visitors will learn about achievements in aviation and aerospace from the time of the Wright brothers’ first flight to modern Air Force technology.

Northmont Class of 1966 plans reunion

CLAYTON — The Planning Committee of the Northmont Class of 1966 is busy planning for their 50th class reunion the weekend of August 19, 2016. There are a number of missing classmates still needing to be reached. If you are a classmate or know of someone who is and hasn’t received an invitation to the activities, please contact Carol (Manning) Haworth at 937-974-8833 or Bill or Jean (Houck) Rayle at 937-478-5316.

Grief Ministry begins blog

HUBER HEIGHTS – The Grief Ministry at Sulphur Grove UMC would like to introduce the launching of our Grief blog. This blog is designed to inspire, comfort, and nurture those that are walking along the journey of grief. Through this technical avenue, this ministry will be able to minister to its congregation and the Huber Heights community at any time. The blog will provide its visitors with the opportunity to share their frustrations, pains, hurts and questions anonymously, plus, receive God sent responses from caring and loving people around the world. The blog is made available on our church website at Logon and check it out! If you would like to be notified via email of new postings as they are added to the blog, please subscribe to the link.

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.