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TODAY

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, screens a free movie at 6 p.m.

• Holy Angels Catholic School, 120 E. Water St., presents a Christmas program at 7 p.m. Free.

• Virginia Kettering’s Train Display runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays, through Jan. 2 in the Kettering Tower, Second and Main streets, Dayton. Free. 937-224-1518.

• Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, presents “Low Down Dirty Blues” through Dec. 20 and “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 30. Times vary. Tickets $35-$86 at 800-582-3208 and www.cincyplay.com.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, opens an exhibit, “Art Ed: An Art Educators’ Exhibition,” which will be on display through Dec. 31.

• Harrodsburg, Kentucky, presents “The Sights and Sounds of the 2015 Holiday Season,” various events today through Dec. 26. www.HarrodsburgKy.com.

• Victoria Theatre Association presents Wintergarden Wonderland in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Rike’s animated windows, children’s activities. Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 31. Free.

• New Bremen Library presents a program about science, technology, engineering, art and math for children in grades K-3 at 6:30 p.m.

• Woodland Cemetary and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave., Dayton, presents its annual Holiday Floral Display in the Woodland Mausoleum through Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Decorate an ornament for the remembrance tree. 937-228-3221.

FRIDAY

• The Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County, 304 S. West Ave., hosts a Christmas dance at 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 members; $7 nonmembers. 492-5266.

• The Corcoran Duo performs in the KeyBank Tower, 10 W. Second St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• Saville Sounds Choir performs in the Kettering Tower, 41 N. Main St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• Dayton Ballet presents “The Nutcracker” in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton, today through Dec. 22. Times vary. Tickets: $17-$72 at www.daytonperformingarts.org and 888-228-3630.

• Today is the deadline for senior citizens who live in Fort Loramie to make reservations to attend a free breakfast scheduled for Tuesday at 8 a.m. at Fort Loramie High School. Reservations at 937-295-3342.

• Russia Library hosts preschool story time at 10:15 a.m.

• The Wise Memorial Library in Fort Loramie hosts preschool story time at 10:30 a.m.

• The Anna Community Library presents preschool story time, “Polar Express,” at 1 p.m.

• Old Time Country Jamboree performs at the Port Jefferson Community Building from 7 to 10 p.m.

• Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, hosts holiday lantern tours of the village today and Saturday, every half hour from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Tickets: $13 adults; $7 children 3 and older; 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.

SATURDAY

• Sidney Auto-Vue Drive-In hosts Santa’s Workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the AmVets hall along Fourth Avenue. Children’s games and crafts, raffles, vendors. Santa from noon to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Activity tickets: $1 each.

• The Neon, 130 E. Fifth St., Dayton, screens the movie, “The Polar Express,” at noon. Tickets: $2 adults; free for children 12 and under. 937-222-7469.

• Darke County Park District presents a program by Mandy Martin, “Everybody Needs a Rock,” in its Park P.A.L.S. program for children in grades K-2, at 9:30 a.m. in the Stillwater Prairie Preserve Nature Center, 4267 State Route 502, Greenville. 937-548-0165.

• Dayton Ballet offers backstage tours of “The Nutcracker” at 4:30 p.m. today and Dec. 19 at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $10 at 888-228-3630.

• Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation hosts a garage sale in the Beige Building at the Shelby County Fairgrounds from 8 to 11 a.m.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, hosts the Lego club at 2 p.m. and presents a piano recital by area piano students at 4 p.m. Free.

• The Community Christmas Dinner will be served in the Shelby County Emergency Management Building on the Shelby County Fairgrounds from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

• Gateway Arts Council presents “The Elves and the Shoemaker” in the Cameo Theatre, 304 S. West Ave., at 7 p.m. Tickets: $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under, at 498-2787. Free craft for ticket-holders at 6:15 p.m.

• Miami County Parks hosts Daddy & Me, making cards and gifts, at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Register at register@MiamiCountyParks.com.

• The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts Santa in the Fourth Street Park Gazebo at noon. Take an ornament to hang on the tree.

SUNDAY

• Dayton Balle Barre hosts a Sugar Plum Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy from Dayton Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” at 1 p.m. today and Dec. 20 at Boston Stoker, 34 W. Second St., Dayton. Tickets: $10 at 888-228-3630.

• Piqua Library Friends presents the Lima Symphony Orchestra in concert at the library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, at 7 p.m. Tickets: $30 at Readmore Hallmark, Main and Green streets, Piqua.

• Sidney Civic Band performs its annual holiday concert in the Connection Point Church of God, 1518 Campbell Road, at 3 p.m. Free.

MONDAY

• Anna Community Library screens after-school movies at 3:30 p.m.

• The Sheets Memorial Library in Botkins offers preschool story time at 6:30 p.m.

• The New Bremen Library hosts Lego Builders Club for all ages at 3 p.m.

• The New Knoxville Library offers a craft for kids of all ages at 3 p.m.

• Stallor Memorial Library in Minster hosts Family Night at 4:15 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.

TUESDAY

• Amos Memorial Public Library presents a book signing by Dr. Robert Zimmerman at 6 p.m.

• Gary Hill performs in the KeyBank Tower, 10 W. Second St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• St. Helen Choir performs in the Kettering Tower, 41 N. Main St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, presents pianist Deb Meek from noon to 1:30 p.m. today and Dec. 17 and a childen’s puppet show today at 7 p.m. Free but tickets required for puppet show. Available at library.

• Anna Community Branch Library hosts Totally Awesome Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon for adults. Cards, games, Wii bowling, movie. Free.

• The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents story time for children 3 to kindergarten at 10:30 a.m.

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

• Darke County Park District hosts a discovery hike at 9 a.m. and Project FeederWatch, bird watching from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and Wednesday at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 State Route 502 W., Greenville. 937-548-0165.

WEDNESDAY

• Victoria Theatre Association presents Jim Brickman in concert in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $31.50-$63.50 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Joseph Glenn performs in the KeyBank Tower, 10 W. Second St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• The Corcoran Trio performs in the Kettering Tower, 41 N. Main St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• Anna Community Library presents Game Day After School at 3:30 p.m.

• Fairlawn Local Schools, 18800 Johnston Road, present a holiday band concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.

• Sidney Middle School, 980 Fair Road, presents a holiday band concert at 7 p.m. Free.

• New Knoxville Library offers a YOLO craft for children in fourth grade and older at 3 p.m. Advance registration at 419-753-2724.

DEC. 17

• Dan Rivers performs in theKeyBank Tower, 10 W. Second St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

• West Carrollton Choir performs in the Kettering Tower, 41 N. Main St., Dayton, at noon. Free.

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

• New Knoxville Library hosts story time for children 3-first grade at 3 p.m. and a craft for adults at 6 p.m. Advance registration for craft at 419-753-2724.

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

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