Let yourself go


TODAY

• Fort Findlay Playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, opens “Much Ado About Nothing” at 8 p.m. Additional performances Friday, Saturday, and Feb. 25-28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. Tickets: $12 at 419-422-4624 or www.artspartnership.com.

• Waco Historical Society presents a talk by Cliff Johnson about piloting the P-61 Black Widow Night Fighter during World War II, at 7 p.m., in the Waco Air Museum, 1865 S. County Road 25A, Troy. Free. 937-335-9226.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, shows its 26th annual Works on Paper exhibit through Feb. 26. Free.

• La Comedia Dinner Theater, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Love, Sex and the IRS,” through Feb. 28. Times vary. Tickets: $59-$75 includes dinner. 800-677-9505.

• College of Wooster Art Museum, 1220 Beall Ave., Wooster, presents an exhibit, “Picture Yourself: Selfies, Cell Phones and the Digital Age,” including works by Andy Warhol, through April 10. Free. 330-263-2388.

• Shelby County Historical Society presents “Immigration,” an exhibit at the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., through March 15. Free. 498-1653.

• Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, presents “The Revolutionists” through March 6. Times vary. Tickets: $35 and up at 800-582-3208.

• The New Knoxville Public Library offers an adult craft at 6 p.m. Free. Advance registration at 419-753-2724.

• Amos Memorial Public Library’s Books & Brews Book Club for people 18 and older meets at 6 p.m. in Brew Nation, 110 E. Poplar St., to discuss “Lies We Tell Ouselves.”

• Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave., Dayton, celebrates its 175th anniversary with a reception at 3 p.m. Free.

• Darke County Parks presents a talk by Rob Simpson about the importance of everyday-carry items at 6:30 p.m. in the nature center, 4267 State Route 502, Greenville. Free. 937-548-0165.

FRIDAY

• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Music of the Mad Men Era” with vocalists Janet Dacal and Ryan Silverman, at 8 p.m., in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $27-$78 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, opens an exhibit, “Historically Speaking: Troy City Schools,” with a reception from 5 to 6:45 p.m. The exhibit continues through April 3. Hours: Monday, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Free. 937-339-0457.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, presents story time for children 3 1/2 to kindergarten at 10:30 a.m.

SATURDAY

• Samaritan Works hosts an Italian Cuisine Dinner and Silent Art Auction at 6:30 p.m. in the Cameo Theater, 304 S. West Ave. Tickets: $10 at High Grounds Cafe, 705 Fair Road, and at the door. Information: call Natalie at 492-3200.

• Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy, hosts a night hike at 7 p.m. and a public star gaze at 8 p.m. Free. 937-698-6493.

• The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, presents “Globe Trotting,” exhibits and activities about astronomy and satellites, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and screens a documentary film, “In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen,” at 4 p.m. Free. 937-255-4646.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., hosts a tea in honor of ‘Downton Abbey’ at 2 p.m. Fee: $10. Advance registration required at 492-8354.

• Christian Academy Schools, 2151 Russell Road, hosts Art from the Heart, student art auction, refreshments and entertainment, at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 at 492-7556 and at the door.

• Darke County Parks hosts a program for students in grades 3-6, “Pepe le Pew,” from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 State Route 502, Greenville. Fee: $3. 937-548-0165.

SUNDAY

• Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy, offers birdwatching from 2 to 4 p.m. Free. 937-698-6493.

• Radio Maria hosts a fundrasing brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Speedway Lanes, 455 N. Herman St., New Bremen. Meals: $9.99, adults; $5.99 children 3-10.

• Miami County Park District hosts a dog social, “Valentine Dog Lovers,” at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City, from 1 to 4 p.m. Free. Register at register@miamicountyparks.com.

• Sidney American Legion Post No. 217, 1265 Fourth Ave., hosts a brunch from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meal cost: $8 adults, $4 children under 12.

MONDAY

• New Bremen Public Library hosts Paws to Read, for childen in grades K-3 to read to dogs, at 6 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-629-2158.

• Anna Community Branch Library screens an after-school movie at 3:30 p.m. Free.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offers a class, “What Are Essential Oils and What Can They Do for You?,” at 6 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.

• Darke County Parks hosts a Full Snow Moon Hike at 6 p.m in the Worth Family Nature Preserve, Spring Hill Road, 2 1/2 miles north of State Route 502. Take a flashlight. Free. 937-548-0165.

TUESDAY

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 309 W. Main St., Troy, presents harpsichordist David Crean in concert at 7:30 p.m. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Shelby County Master Gardeners present a talk by Nadine Bryan, “The Essence of Herbs,” at 6:30 p.m. in the Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St. Free.

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

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

• Anna Community Library hosts Totally Awesome Tuesday for adults at 10 a.m. Cards, discussions, games, Wii bowling, movies.

• 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

• Edison State Community College, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua, presents a talk by Shane Carter, “Reflections on Unity,” at noon in the cafeteria. Free. 937-778-7908.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie presents Toddler Time at 6 p.m.

FEB. 25

• New Bremen Public Library presents story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m., Around the World Cheese Tasting at noon and Book Buzz book club at 1 p.m. Advance registration for tasting at 419-629-2158.

• New Knoxville Public Library presents story time for children 3-first grade at 3 p.m.

• Ohio State University-Lima presents a talk by Patrick Carroll, “Self-revision: Understanding Changes in Present and Possible Selves over Time,” at 4 p.m. in the campus library, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima. Free.

• Dayton Auto Show opens at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, at noon and runs through Feb. 28. Times vary. Tickets: for people 10 and older, $6 online at daytonautoshow.com; $8 at the door.

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

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