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TODAY

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main, Troy, presents an exhibit, “Arte Cubano 2016,” Exhibit continues through Sunday. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents an exhibit, “Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist,” through May 7. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission: $8 adults, $5 seniors and active military, students and members free. daytonartinstitute.org.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Decorators’ Show House” through May 14; “A Dangerous Woman, Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honore Sharrer” through May 21; “Shakespeare in Prague: Imagining the Bard in the Heart of Europe” through May 10; “Bodies@Work: The Work of Ruben and Isabel Toledo,” through June 30; “Aminah’s Presidential Suite” through Dec. 31; “Dogs” through April 30; “Allan Sekula: Aerospace Folktales and Other Stories” and “Glass Magic” through Dec. 31, 2018; hours vary; Admission: Adults $14; seniors, $8; students 18 and older, $8; students 6-17, $5; children 5 and under, free; Sundays free; Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m., pay what you want.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, presents mixed media paintings by Darren Haper and a paper installation by Emily Moores, through May 19. Free.

• Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, presents “Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” through May 20. Times vary. Tickets: $30-$78 at cincyplay.com.

• Springfield Museum of Art, 107 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, presents “Ponds, Gardens and Shadows: Paintings by Jennifer Rosengarten” through Jan. 7. Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, children 17 and under, free. 937-325-4673.

• Auglaize County Historical Society and Auglaize County Public District Library present an exhibit, “I Got This from Vern: A Sampling of the Collections of Vern Doenges,” through May 13 in the Wapakoneta Library, 203 Perry St., Wapakoneta. Free.

• Shelby County Historical Society opens its exhibit, “Titans of Industry,” with a reception and talk by Rich Wallace at 7 p.m. in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. Exhibit continues through mid-October. Free. 498-1653.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Sister Act” through June 18. Times vary. Tickets: $61-$75 adults, $30 children 11 and under at 800-677-9505. Includes dinner.

• Eikenberry Retirement Planning presents “Game Plan for Financial Success,” a financial planning forum featuring a talk by Lou Holtz, panel discussion, silent auction and door prizes to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County, in the Sidney High School auditorium, 1215 Campbell Road, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 at www.Ohio2017.com and at the door.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., screens the film, “Moana,” at 5:30 p.m. Free.

• Team Hayden runs a garage sale today through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 12587 Sidney-Freyburg Road, Anna, to benefit heart transplant patient Hayden Weiskittel.

FRIDAY

• New Hope United Methodist Church, 8985 W. Mason Road, presents Soul’d Out in concert at 7 p.m. Free but offering will be collected.

• Anna United Methodist Church, 201 W. North St., Anna, will sell soup, sandwich and pie meals during Anna Garage Sales Days, today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Russia Branch Library, 200 Raider St., Russia, hosts story time at 10:15 a.m.

• Amvets Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts a fish and chicken fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Meals: $7.

• Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield, hosts a ghost walk for people 13 and older from 8 to 10 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to midnight. Tickets: $25 at mrps.org.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, presents a talk by Ruben and Isabel Toledo at 6:30 p.m. and a reception with the artists at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $50 at 614-629-0359.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., “After Hours: Murder Mystery” for teens from 6 to 8 p.m. Free.

SATURDAY

• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents “The Music of Queen” featuring performers from “We Will Rock You,” at 8 p.m. in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $29-$81 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.

• Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, presents the ninth annual Earth Day Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eight-mile Walk/Run/Bike to the Bog, art show. $15 registration fee; $30 per family. 937-484-3744.

• Darke County Parks presents the Ohio Valley Civil War Association in Civil War Heritage Weekend, a Civil War re-enactment, today and Sunday, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. 937-548-0165.

• Miami County YMCA Robinson Branch, 3060 S. county Road 25A, Troy, hosts Saturday Night Live for children in grades K-6, from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Swimming, pizza, games, bounce house, movie. Fee: $10 members, $16 nonmembers. Advance registration required at 937-440-9622.

• Wilson Health, Ohio Living Dorothy Love, Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, city of Sidney and Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County present the 2017 Shelby county Health & Awareness Fair in the YMCA, 300 E. Parkwood St., from 9 a.m. to noon. Health screenings and information. Admission free.

• Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, 300 E. Parkewood St., hosts Healthy Kids Day from 9 a.m. to noon. Children’s activities and book fair. Free. 492-9134.

• Tiffin Flea Market runs on the Seneca County Fairgrounds, 100 Hopewell AVe., Tiffin, today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 419-447-9613.

• Cincinnati Pops Orchestra presents “Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time” today and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Taft Theatre, 317 E. fifth St., Cinciinnati. Tickets: $15-$81 at 513-744-3338.

• Miami University presents the Spring Ice Show today at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Goggin Ice Center, 610 S. Oak St., Oxford. Tickets: $10; children 5 and under free. 513-529-9800.

• Bear’s Mill, 6450 Arcanum-Bears Mill Road, Greenville, hosts its spring open house today and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mill tours, arts and crafts. 937-548-5112.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, presents “Honore and The Women,” performances of scenes from “The Women” by Tipping Point Theatre Company and talk by curator Anastasia Kinigopoulo, at 2 p.m. Tickets: $25 nonmembers, $20 members at columbusmuseum.org.

• Miami County Park District hosts a Nature Play Date in the Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 state Route 185, Covington, at 2 p.m. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

SUNDAY

• Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima, presents a talk by Dr. William Angel, “Frank Lausche: The Last Progressive,” at 2 p.m. Free. 419-222-9426.

• Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118, Van Wert, presents “Mutts Gone Nuts” and Robert Post at 3 p.m. Tickets: $10-$25 at npacvw.org.

MONDAY

• Darke County Parks hosts a book discussion of “The Moon by Whale Light and Other Adventures among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians and Whales, by Diane Ackerman, at 6:30 p.m., in the Nature Center, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. Advance registration required at 937-548-0165.

• Treasure Island and Downtown Troy open an exhibit, “Las Bicicletas,” featuring sculptures by Gilberto Aceves Navarro, throughout downtown Troy, through July 31. Free. 937-339-5455.

• Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, presents “Pippin” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $40-$60 plus fees at pac.clarkstate.edu.

• New Bremen Public Library offers a class, “Understanding Your Android Device,” at 5 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-629-2158.

• New Knoxville Community Library offers a class, “Understanding Your Android Device,” at 1:30 p.m. and hosts a Mother’s Day gift-making party, decorated flower pots, at 3 p.m. Advance registration required for either at 419-753-2724.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offers a class, “Understanding Your Android Device,” at 10:30 a.m. and After School Stories and Ice Cream Sundaes for children of all ages at 3:30 p.m. Advance registration required for class at 419-628-2925.

TUESDAY

• Sauder Village, 22611 state Route 2, Archbold, presents its 41st annual quilt show through May 7. Exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, workshops. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $17 adults, $11 children 6-16; children under 6 and members, free. 800-590-9755.

• Tri-Moraine Audubon Society presents a talk, “Exploring Environmental and Field Biology at Ohio Northern University,” at 7:30 p.m. in the Visitor/Student Center, 3900 Campus Drive, Ohio State University Lima Campus, Lima. Free.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m. 419-629-2158.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts preschool story time for children 3 to kindergarten at 10:30 a.m., Lego Builders Club for all ages at 3:30 p.m., and Lego Robotics Club for children in grades 3-7 at 4:30 p.m. Advance registration required for robotics at 419-628-2925.

• Darke County Parks hosts an early morning discovery hike for adults at 8 a.m. and Project FeederWatch, bird-watching, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and Wednesday in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. Take binoculars for both events. 937-548-0165.

WEDNESDAY

• New Knoxville Community Library offers a Perler bean craft for chidlren in fourth grade and older at 3 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-753-2724.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offers Coffee & Crafts for adults, clothes pin trivet, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.

MAY 4

• New Knoxville Community Library hosts story time for children 3 to first grade at 3 p.m.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts Reader’s Theater for children in grades 4-5 at 3:30 p.m.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit items to pspeelman@aimmedianetwork.com.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit items to pspeelman@aimmedianetwork.com.