Let yourself go


TODAY

• Darke County Parks hosts Bike to Health along Tecumseh Trail with a naturalist beginning at the Gettysburg Access Point along Bridge Street at 6:30 p.m. Take bike helmets and water bottles. Free. 937-548-0165.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 Miami Ave., continues its exhibit of Lego creations, “It’s All about That Brick: Design Challenge and Exhibit.” Through July 31. Free. 498-2787.

• Quilt National ‘15, an exhibit of quilts from 33 states and eight countries, at the Dairy Barn Art Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, continues through Sept. 7. For information, visit dairybarn.org/quilt-national/.

• The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, exhibits “From Africa” through Aug. 2. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, continues an exhibit of works by Tiffany Clark and Stephanie McGuinness through July 24. Free. 937-296-0294.

• The Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, continues the 2015 Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibiton, “Page Turners” and “Remembering Marvin Hamlisch,” each through Sept. 6.

• The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, continues two exhibits, “Call to Duty: World War Posters” and “Tears of Stone: World War I Remembered, Photographs by Jane Alden Stevens,” which remain on view through Oct. 4. Hours vary. Admission: free for members and children 6 and under; $14 adults, $11 seniors 60 and older, students 18 and older with ID and active military, $6 children 7-17. 937-223-5277.

• Country Concert at Hickory Hill Lakes, 7103 State Route 66, Newport, continues through Saturday. Tickets: $99-$589. Camping available. 295-3000.

• The Piqua Civic Band performs a concert in Hance Pavilion in Fountain Park along Forest Avenue in Piqua at 7 p.m. Free.

FRIDAY

• The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, presents the Doyle Brothers in concert at 7:30 p.m. in Prouty Plaza on the square in downtown Troy. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Ohio Brew Week runs from today through July 18 at breweries and eateries throughout the Hocking Hills region in Eastern Ohio. Brewing lessons, educational forums, tastings, music. Information at OhioBrewWeek.com.

• The 33rd annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show & Cruise-In runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at the Dublin Metro Center, Dublin. 1,500 cars. Admission: $10, adults; children under 12, free. Car registrations: $25-$50. Live music. Info at www.ArthritisAutoShow.com.

• Fort Loramie Farmers Market runs 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the Rapid Development Warehouse, Main Street, Fort Loramie.

• The Philip Sheets Library, 109 E. Lynn St., Botkins, screens a movie, title to be announced, at 12:30 p.m.

• Anna Community Library, 304 N. Second St., Anna, offers a summer story, “Superworms,” to children in preschool and kindergarten at 1 p.m.

• Old Time County Music Jamboree at the Port Jefferson Community Building, 100 Spring St., Port Jefferson, from 7 to 10 p.m.

• Sidney Civic Band performs a concert, “Dancing in the Moonlight,” on the courtsquare at 7 p.m. The Dorothy Love Steppers also will perform. Take lawn chairs. Free.

• The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents Summer in the City Street Party at 5 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Dayton and “Guitar Heroes” with Jeans ‘n Classics at 8 p.m. in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. “Guitar Heroes” tickets: $29-$81 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.

• The Victoria Theatre Association screens the film, “American Graffiti,” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $6 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Downtown Troy Summer Music Series presents Ryan and Todd Doyle inc oncert on Prouty Plaza, 1 W. Main St., Troy, at 7:30 p.m. Free. Take lawn chairs.

SATURDAY

• Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy, presents a summer book event from 1 to 3 p.m., featuring autors David FitzSimmons, Jamie Johnson, Zoe and Ray Mueller; and Family Discovery Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Advance registration preferred for Discovery Day at 937-698-6493. Admission: $2.50; free to members.

• Darke County Parks presents a program about moths by Dave Horn from 8 to 11 p.m. at Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 State Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. Advance registration required at 937-548-0165.

• The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market runs on the courtsquare from 8 a.m. to noon. Second Saturday Snack day features berry pie contest. Enter a pie or be a judge.

• Village of Anna Park Committee presents the Senior Center Singers and the Dorothy Love Line Dancers in performance in Anna Community Park at 7:30 p.m. Free.

• Main Street Van Wert and the Wassenberg Art Center present Eats on the Street & Art from the Fort from 2 to 11 p.m. along Central Avenue in downtown Van Wert. Music, exhibits, food, street performers, robot-launched rubber duck race.

• Rosewood Arts Center, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, offers a class by Allison Dickson, “Self-Publishing Your Book,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee: $40-$50. 937-296-0294.

• The Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, offers Open Studio, a program of solving creative challenges, from 1 to 3 p.m., and the Connector Series with the Trulie Awesome Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission: $12 adults, $8 seniors 60 and older and students 18 and older with ID, $5 children 6-17. 614-629-5947.

• The Johnston Farm and Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua, presents History Alive from noon to 5 p.m., today and Sunday. Re-enactors, demonstrations, house tours, canal boat rides. Admission: $8 adults, $7 seniors, military and AAA members, $4 children 6-12.

SUNDAY

• Village of Anna Park Committee presents Zoo to You, exotic and domestic animals, in Anna Community Park at 3 p.m. Free.

• The village of New Bremen presents Spittin’ Image in concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Crown Pavilion. Free. Take lawn chairs.

• The Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, offers Family Adventures Tour at 2 p.m. Admission: $12 adults, $8 seniors 60 and older and students 18 and older with ID, $5 children 6-17. 614-629-5947.

MONDAY

• Today is the deadline for children in grades 6-12 to register for “GeoCache Smash,” a Wednesdays with Wildlife program scheduled for Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon, at Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Fee: $20 members, $25 nonmembers. 937-698-6493.

• Darke County Parks presents a program by Grace Winhoven about beavers at 6:30 p.m. at Shawnee Prairie, 4267 State Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. 937-548-0165.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, presents Shelby County Sheriff’s Dare Officer Deputy Brian Strunk’s program, “Personal Protection,” and Colt, the patrol dog, for children in kindergarten and older, at 2:30 p.m.

• The New Bremen Library screens a super hero movie at 1 p.m. Free.

TUESDAY

• The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, presents Tracy Walker in concert at 7:30 p.m. Free. 937-339-0457.

Anna Community Library, 304 N. Second St., Anna, hosts Totally Awesome Tuesdays for adults from 10 a.m. to noon. Card games, Wii bowling, movies.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, presents “Stranger Danger,” by Shelby County Sheriff’s Dare Officer Deputy Brian Strunk, for children in third grade and younger, at 10:30 a.m. Free.

• Shelby County Historical Society and Shelby County Genealogical Society present a talk and book-signing by Shelby County native Vicki Korn Niggemeyer at 7 p.m. in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., Sidney. Free. 498-1653.

• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets: $29.50-$48.50 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

• The New Bremen Library offers story time for children 3-5 at 6:30 p.m.

• The Stallo Memorial Library offers story time in Paris Street Park at 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

• Sidney Police officers will register bikes for chldren in grades K-6 from 9:30 to 10 a.m.

• Sidney Parks and Recreation presents “Explore Nature,” with Ranger Justin Aselage, for children in grades K-6 at Geib Pavilion in Tawawa Park, 12 Tawawa Drive, Sidney, from 10-11 a.m. and Stories in the Parks at 11 a.m. in Sherman Park, 1000 Fairmont Drive, Sidney. Free.

• The Anna Community Library, 304 N. Second St., Anna, presents a program by Brukner Nature Center for children in the sixth grade and younger, at 2 p.m. Free.

• The Philip Sheets Family Library, 109 E. Lynn St., Botkins, offers crafts to make from 2 to 7 p.m.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, hosts a bicycle rodeo for all ages with Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Strunk, at 3 and 5 p.m.

• Alvetro Orthodontics, 1102 Fairington Road, Sidney, hosts an art gala and open house from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring artworks by artists in S&H Products’ Spirit and Hand Art Studio.

• Raise the Roof for the Arts screens the film, “Clue,” in the Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St., Sidney, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $3. 498-1921.

JULY 16

• The New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children 3-5 at 10:30 a.m.

• New Knoxville Public Library hosts story time for children 3 to first grade from 10:30 to 11 a.m. 419-753-2724.

• Piqua Farmers Market runs from 3:30 to 8 p.m. along Canal Place between High and Ash streets in downtown Piqua.

• The Victoria Theatre Association screens the film, “Happy Feet,” at 10 a.m. in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $3.

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