Let yourself go


TODAY

• Kentucky Shakespeare Festival presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at 8 p.m., Tuesday-Sundays in the C. Douglas Ramey Ampitheater in Central Park, 1340 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Kentucky. Preshow entertainment at 7:15. Through July 22. Free.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Bodies@Work: The Work of Ruben and Isabel Toledo,” through June 18; “Aminah’s Presidential Suite” through Dec. 31; “Allan Sekula: Aerospace Folktales and Other Stories” through July 2; Ohio Plein Air Society through June 18; 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.

• Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, presents “Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End” through Sunday. 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.

• Shelby County Historical Society presents an exhibit, “Titans of Industry,” in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., 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.

• Ohio Designer Craftsman craft show in the Ohio Craft Museum, 1665 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus continues through June 18. Monday-Friday, 1o a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.

• Troy Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, presents an exhibit, “Fabricated Images: Works by the Dayton Printmakers Cooperative & Mythic Silver Studio,” through July 16. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, presents “The View,” a juried landscape exhibit, through July 7. Opening reception today from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours: Monday-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.

• Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, presents “Pushing the Surface,” an art quilt exhibit, daily from noon to 5 p.m., through June 18. Admission: $4 adults; $3 children at 740-622-8710.

• Short North Stage presents “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” in the Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus, Thursdays through Sundays through July 2. Times vary. Tickets: $30-$37 at shortnorthstage.org.

• Human Race Theatre Co. presents “Family Ties” in the Loft Theatre, 126 N. Main St., Dayton, through June 25. Times vary. Tickets: $35 and up at humanracetheatre.org.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Chris Burch Acoustic from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.

• The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Hayes and Buckland avenues, Fremont, presents Quilt National, contemporary art quilts, on exhibit through Oct. 15. Admission: $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors 60 and older, $3 children 6-12. 419-332-2081.

FRIDAY

• Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for Kansas scheduled to appear Nov. 1 in the Victoria Theatre in Dayton. Tickets: “$9.50-$95 plus fees at wwwlticketcenterstage.com.

• Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for MercyMe with Ryan Stevenson and Unspoken scheduled to appear Oct. 19 in the Hobart Arena in Troy. Tickets at 937-339-2911.

• Poultry Days festival runs at 459 S. Center St., Versailles, today from 3 to 11:30 p.m. today, 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Food, children’s activities, entertainment, crafts, flower show, book sale, car show, games, tournaments, petting zoo, pageant. Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday.

• Botkins Carousel festival runs at 208 N. Sycamore St., Botkins, from 6 to 11 p.m. today, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Food, 5K, entertainment, games, rides, tournaments, children’s activities, pageant. Parade at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

• Jackson Center Memorial Branch Library, 205 S. Linden St., Jackson Center, present the Exotic Zoo, for children up to fifth grade, featuring a kangaroo, bear, lynx and other animals, at 10:30 a.m. 937-596-5300.

• Fort Loramie Branch Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, presents a program for all ages by Lynda Adams at 1 p.m. Free.

• Russia Library presents “Town Equipment” at 10:30 a.m.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Nick Mitchell and Skeptical Cats from 6 to 10 p.m. and screens “Secret Life of Pets” in Plum Street Park at dusk. Concert is free. Admission to movie: one used book.

• Columbus Arts Festival runs today from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along the riverfront in Columbus. Entertainment, exhibits, food. Free. www.columbusartsfestival.org.

• The Banana Split Festival runs from 3 to 10 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in the J.W. Denver Williams Park, 1326 Fife Ave., Wilmington. Ice cream, car show, entertianment, crafts, games, rides. Free. bananasplitfestival.com.

• Garst Museum, 205 N. Boadway, Greenville, hosts Annie’s Star-Spangled Gala, celebrating Annie Oakley, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 at 937-548-5250.

• Knights of Columbus 659, 1300 N. Fourth Ave., hosts a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Meals: $8 adults eat in, $7.50 adults carry out; $4 children 11 and under.

• 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.

• 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.

• Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, hosts a Moth Night hike led by Jim Lemon at dusk. Free. 937-484-3744.

• New Bremen Library hosts Lego Friday, movie and building, at 10 a.m. Free.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts Brain Games for children today, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m.

SATURDAY

• The Great Sidney Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m. to noon on the courtsquare.

• Darke County Parks opens the log house and blacksmith shop from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. Free.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents the Chalk about It Festival from 10 a.m. to 1o p.m., Funky G in concert from from 6 to 10 p.m. and a block party from noon to 10 p.m. Free.

• Buckeye Country Superfest runs from 5 p.m. to midnight today and Sunday in Ohio Stadium, 2411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus. Tickets: $40 to $500 at www.buckeyecountrysuperfest.com.

• John Dixon, of ijoyradio.com, will broadcast live from 8 p.m. to midnight on location from the Sidney VFW post, 2841 Wapakoneta Ave. Karaoke, interviews with veterans, food available. Open to the public. Free admission.

• Canal Music Fest presents a Rolling Stones tribute concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Tipp City Community Park, 35 Parkwood Drive, Tipp City. Free. Take lawn chairs.

• Cincinnati Symphony presents a Lollipops Family Concert, “Superheroes: Up, Up and Away,” at 10:30 a.m. in the Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati. Tickets: $10-$15 at www.cincinnaticymphony.org.

• HuestonWoods Ars and Crafts Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday in the Heuston Woods Pioneer Farm, 6924 Brown Road, Oxford. Free. 513-523-8687.

• Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, presents a talk by Dr. Willliam Mitsch about wetlands at 10 a.m. Tickets: $5 members; $10 nonmembers at 937-484-3744.

• Miami County Park District offers Preschool in the Park, “Amazing Animals,” in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City, at 11 a.m. Advance registration required at miamicountyparks.com. Fee: $3.

• Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua, hsots Family Days at the Johnston Farm today and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Games and activities, canal boat ride, house tours. Admission: $9 adults, $4 students; children 5 and under, fathers and grandfathers with their families, free. 937-773-2522.

SUNDAY

• Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter, hosts the Walk to End Lupus Now in the Polaris Fashion Place Mall, 1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus. Use JCPenney entrance. Registration at 10 a.m. and online at www.lupusgreaterohio.org. Walk starts at noon. Fee: at least $20 per adult, $5 per child.

• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents a Stained Glass concert of music by Beethoven, Joplin, Maraire and Franklin with the Inspiration Church Choir in the Inspiration Church, 2900 Philadelphia Drive, Dayton, at 5 p.m. Free.

• Sauder Village, 22611 state Route 2, Archbold, presents Faith and Family Day featuring a gospel concert at 3:30 p.m. Admission: $17 adults; $11 students 6-16; children 5 and under free. saudervillage.org.

• Southwestern Auglaize County Summer Concerts presents Double Eagles Tribute Band in concert at 6:30 p.m. in Minster Machine Centennial park in Minster. Free. Take lawn chairs.

MONDAY

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents Summer Stories today, Tuesday and Wednesday at noon and balloon artist Lea Crane at 1 p.m.

• Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for U2 scheduled to appear in concert Sept. 10 in the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.

• Fort Loramie Branch Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, screens “Lego Movie” for all ages at 3:30 p.m. Free.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., offers a drop-in craft, Lego Face Masks, for children in grades PreK through fifth grade from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and screens “The Lego Movie” for teens at 2 p.m.

• New Knoxville Public Library hosts a workshop for school-age children led by balloon artist Lea Crane at 10:30 a.m.

• Miami County Park District hosts Trailing Moms and Tots for children up to 5 and their mothers from 10 a.m. to noon in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City; and a butterfly walk from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 state Route 185, Covington. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

TUESDAY

• Stallo Memorial Library presents Storytime in Paris Street Park, Minster, at 10 a.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.

• Russia Library presents a safety program by the American Red Cross at 10 a.m.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., hosts a Lego block party for children in grades K-5 at 11 a.m.

• Today is the deadline to purchase reduced-price admission to Origins Game Fair, a convention for tabletop game-players, which runs Wednesday through June 17 in the Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus. Admission: $25 to $70 at originsgamefair.com.

• Victoria Theatre Association presents “Circus 1903” through June 18 in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Times vary. Tickets: $30-$97 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Bowersock Signs-N-Lines, 705 North St., Wapakoneta, hosts the Pinstripe Junction Bike Cruise In from 6 to 10 p.m. Food, music, pinstriping. 419-739-7264.

• New Bremen Public Library presents Caravan Chefs for all ages at 1 p.m and hosts story time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

•Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Ann Wilson of Heart in concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $23.50-$52 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

• Jackson Center Memorial Branch Library, 205 S. Linden St., Jackson Center, offers a dropin craft and Build a Better Waffle, for all ages, at 2 p.m. 937-596-5300.

• Fort Loramie Branch Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, presents Structure Challenge for teens and preteens at 2 p.m.

• Russia Library nosts Toddler Time, “Farm,” at 6:15 p.m.

• Amos Memorial Public Library hosts Mother Goose Time in Riverbend Park, 1400 Constitution Drive, at 10:30 a.m. and Stories in the Park in Green Tree Park, 800 Sixth Ave., at 11 a.m. Free.

• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Wings: 50 cents, dine in; 60 cents carry out.

• Grand Lake Health System offers free osteoporosis screening from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. in the Wapakoneta Eagles hall, 25 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta. 419-394-6132.

JUNE 15

• New Knoxville Community Library hosts story time for children at 10:30 a.m. and a building challenge for all ages at 1 p.m.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m. and a Crafternoon craft, Build a Better World, at 1 and 2 p.m.

• Piqua Community Farmers Market runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the square in downtown Piqua.

• Walk to End Alzheimer’s hosts a team recruitment and information meeting from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Moose Lodge, 1200 Broadway Ave.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., hosts Teen Thursday at 2 p.m. Video games, board games, crafts, snacks. Free.

• Wild Gardens Club screens “Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home” at 7 p.m. in the Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Free but advance reservations required at 937-698-6493.

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

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