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• 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 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. 614-629-0359.

• 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. Museum admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students, active military, $6 children 7-17, children 6 and under free. And a talk by Christina Douglas, “Every Citizen a Soldier: The Power of Posters in War,” at 6 p.m. Tickets for talk: $5 members, $10 nonmembers. 937-223-4278.

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

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, exhibits quilts, “Five in Fiber,” through Oct. 4. Free.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., exhibits “A Tale of Two Friends,” works by Ray Warren and Dotty Arnie, through Aug. 31. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 498-2787.


• Victoria Theatre Association screens the film, “An American in Paris,” at 7 p.m., today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $6 at 888-228-3630 and www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Downtown Sidney presents Picnic with Our Heroes, from 5 to 8 p.m. on the courtsquare. Free hot dogs, comic heroes, local heroes, children’s activities. www.DowntownSidney.com.

• Anna Community Library presents “If You Give a Pig a Party,” a Summer Story Friday program for children in preschool and kindergarten at 1 p.m. Free.

• Compassionate Care of Shelby County, 124 N. Ohio Ave., presents Summerfest from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tours of facility, food, raffles. Free.


• The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market is open on the courtsquare from 8 a.m. to noon.

• The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, hosts a Super Saturday Famly Day, “African Art Adventure,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission: $10 for a family of four members; $15 family of four nonmembers; $2 each additional child. 937-512-0167.

• Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave., Dayton, offers its History, Mystery, Mayhem and Murder tour at 10 a.m. Free. Reservtions required at 937-228-3221.

• The fourth annual Honoring Our Veterans Native American Gathering is at the Shelby County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., today and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday. Dancing, drumming, vendors, raffles, food. Admission free. Take lawn chairs.

• The seventh annual Versailles FareFest runs from 2 to 5 p.m. in the downtown fountain park in Versailles for people 21 and older. Wine and beer tastings, music, food. Tickets: $40 in advance at Inn at Versailles, 21 W. Main St., Versailles; $50 at gate; $25 food only. 937-526-3020.


• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, hosts a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. for its “HWD” sculpture exhibit. Free. 937-296-0294.

• Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, presents its annual Barbershop Sing, a performance by the Alliance Chorus of Greater Central Ohio, at 1 p.m. Admission: Free for members and children 5 and under; $16 adults; $10 children 6-16. 800-590-9755.

• The Village of Minster presents the Back Porch Swing Band in concert in Minster Machine Centennial Park at 6:30 p.m. Free. Take lawn chairs.


• New Bremen Library offers a Music and Movement class to children in grades K-2 at 6:30 p.m.

• New Knoxville Library offers a craft to make for school-age children from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-753-2724.


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

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

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• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton,offers Tiny Thursdays, “Animal Time,” for children 2-5 and their caregivers, from 11 a.m. to noon. $6 child members; $8 child nonmembers. 937-512-0167.

• The New Bremen Public Library presents story time for children 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. and a program for children in kindergarten through third grade to explore science, technology, engieering, art and math from 1 to 2 p.m. Free.


Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Send items to [email protected]

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Send items to [email protected]