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TODAY

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Laura Park: 2017 Columbus Comics Residency Exhibition” through Feb. 11, “Three Chagalls” through March 11, “Sidney Chafetz: Poets and False Prophets” through Dec. 3, “Botanical Wonders: Flower Figure Quilts 1850-1950” through March 11; “Beyond Impressionism: Paris, Fin de Siecle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and Their Contemporaries,” which runs through Jan. 21; and “Motion” through April 30. Exhibit hours vary. Museum 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. 614-629-0359.

• 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.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents an exhibit, “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau—Selections from the Dhawan Collection,” through Dec. 31. Exhibit admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students 18 and older and active military, $6 children 7 to 17, free for members and children 6 and under. 937-223-4278.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, exhibits “Cooperative Works by Kevin Russell and Richard Paldino” through Nov. 26. Monday, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima, exhibits “Allen County in the Great War” through Nov. 11. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Free. 419-222-9426.

• Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, opens and exhibit, “WWI Posters—Rallying the Home Front,” which runs through Dec. 31. Open Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. 740-622-8710.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., exhibits “Retrospectively Yours,” artwork by Herman Thompson, which runs through Nov. 10, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 937-498-2787.

• Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield, presents “Escape from Blood Prison,” today through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Haunted prison tours for people 13 and older. Very scary. Tickets: $20-$40 at www.bloodprison.com.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, exhibits “Andrew F. Dailey, Drawings Paintings and Mark T. Wiesner, Mixed Media Schulpture”,” through Nov. 17. Exhibit hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 937-296-0294.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Timeless Memories of Christmas” through Dec. 31. Times vary. Tickets: $61-$75 includes dinner. 800-677-9505.

FRIDAY

• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Michael Cavanaugh: The Music of Elton John and More” at 8 p.m. in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $34 to $86 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.

• 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.

• Miami County Park District presents “Owls & Howls,” a night hike, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 state Route 41, Troy. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

• Houston Community Association hosts Pizza Friday Night in the Houston Community Center, 5005 Russia-Houston Road, Houston, from 5 to 9 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Pizzas: $10-$17. 937-295-3598.

• Old Time Country Jamboree performs from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Spring Creek Christian Church, 63 Wiles Road. Admission: $3.

SATURDAY

• Miami County Park District offers “Sketching Nature,” an art class from 10 a.m. to noon in the Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 state Route 185, Covington, and hosts a Fun for All program, “Full Moon Campfire,” from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City. Art class fee: $2 without sketch pad; $7 with sketch pad. Campfire free. Register for either at miamicountyparks.com.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents a gallery talk, “Gaston la Touche: Dinner at the Casino,” in teh entrance rotunda at 1:30 p.m. and a lecture by Karla Huebner about the “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau” exhibit at 3 p.m. Exhibit admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students 18 and older and active military, $6 children 7 to 17, free for members and children 6 and under. 937-223-4278.

• Grand Lake Health System hosts a health fair from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Auglaize Mercer Family YMCA, 04075 Wuebker Road, Minster. Health screenings, information distribution, chair massages, drug take-backs. Fees for some screenings. Information at 419-394-6132.

MONDAY

• Wilson Health Auxiliary hosts its annual gift shop holiday sale today through Nov. 12 in the Wilson Hospital gift shop.

• A public forum concerning a proposed five-year transportation plan for Shelby County convenes at 11 a.m. in the offices of Shelby Public Transit, 413 S. Vandemark Road.

TUESDAY

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

• 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.

• Miami County Park District hosts an adult exploration hike from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 state Route 41, Troy. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

WEDNESDAY

• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Wings: 60 cents dine-in; 70 cents carry out.

• Angels in the Attic craft show opens today and runs through Nov. 11 in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. Crafts, treats, Boyd’s Bears sales benefit FISH. Hours: Today through Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $2 adults, children 12 and under, free.

NOV. 9

• New Knoxville Community Library hosts story time for children 3 to first grade at 3:45 p.m.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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