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TODAY

• Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, presents “Sex with Strangers” through Oct. 25. Times vary. Tickets: $35 and up at 800-582-3208 and www.cincyplay.com.

• Victoria Theatre Association presents “Pippin” through Oct. 11 in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Times vary. Tickets: $25 and up at www.ticketcenterstage.com and 888-228-3630.

• New Bremen Library hosts STEAM, for children in grades K-3 to explor science, technology, engineering, art and math, at 6:30 p.m. Free.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, exhibits “The Consent” by Terry Welker, and “Infinite Loop, by Nikos Fydor Rutkowski, through Oct. 16 and quilts by the Miami Valley Quilters’ Guild through Oct. 17.

• Piano Works, 48 W. Main St., Logan, hosts Random Acts of Art from noon to 6 p.m., daily, through Oct. 31. Music, dance, art to do and see. 740-380-6683.

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

• Edison Community College presents comedian Evan Wecksell in performance at 7 p.m. at the Piqua campus. Free.

FRIDAY

• The 45th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday at the Bob Evans Farm, 791 Farmview Road, Bidwell. Wagon rides, corn maze, vendors, demonstrations, contests, food. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children 6-18, children 5 and under free. Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday by Ricky Skaggs. Tickets: $10. 800-994-3276.

• Jackson Center Library hosts preschool story time at 11 a.m. and screens the movie, “Age of Ultron,” at 3 p.m. Free.

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

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

• Sidney Haunted Woods, 2232 W. Russell Road, opens at dark today and Saturday. Runs Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 31. Admission: $11 adults; $8 children 6-12 and military members; free for children 5 and under. 658-6114.

• Old Time Country Music Jamboree plays in the Port Jefferson Community Building at 7 p.m.

• The Anna Library presents “If You’re a Monster” story time at 1 p.m.

• The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, screens the movie, “City Slickers,” for people 13 and older at 7:30 p.m. Free.

• The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway offers a 40-minute, fall foliage train ride at 1 p.m. Tickets: $17 adults, $15 seniors, $12 children, at www.hvsry.org.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, offers a drop-in yoga class from noon to 1 p.m. Fee: $5 Kettering residents; $6 nonresidents.

• Hocking College presents Appalachian Outdoor Adventure at 3 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday on the campus, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville. Archery, shooting, axe thwoing, log rolling, chairnsaw carving, lumberjack show, entertainment. Admission: $10 AppalachianOutdoor.org.

• The Fall Campout at Duck Creek offers camping and casual music festival beginning at 4 p.m. today and at 10 a.m. Saturday in Duck Creek Camping and Outdoor Events Area, 28508 Murphy Road, Rockbridge. Tickets: $11.54-$74.84. www.duckcreekoutdoors.com.

• Young’s Jersey Dairy, , offers family-friendly ghost stories and haunted hayrides from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Tickets: $10 people 5 and older; $4 children under 5. youngsdairy.com.

SATURDAY

• The Bradford Pumpkin Show Car Show runs from noon to 3 p.m. in Bradford Village Park. Car registration from 9 a.m. to noon. Fee: $10 per vehicle. 937-418-2973. Extravaganza Parade begins at 4 p.m. in downtown Bradford.

• Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, hosts Fall on the Farm and Scout Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Farming as it was in 1915. Boy and Girl Scouts admitted free. $16 adults, $10 children 6-16, children 5 and under free. 800-590-9755.

• The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market runs on the courtsquare from 8 a.m. to noon. Featuring apple pies.

• The Stardust Room at Casey Jones Restaurant, 438 E. Market St., Celina, presents Elvis Aaron Presley Jr. in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 at 567-712-0107.

• The Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, presents a talk at 2 p.m. by author and paranormal investigator James Willis about haunted Ohio locations, and hosts the Lego Club from 2 to 4 p.m. Advance registration for Lego Club. 937-773-6753. Free.

• Bonnybrook Farms, 3779 State Route 132, Clarksville, offers a lantern-lighted wagon ride and a crazed corn maze from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $7-$21 at bonnybrookfarms.com.

• The Oak Harbor Apple Festival runs from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, in downtown Oak Harbor. Contests, entertainment, food, crafts, parade, 5K. Tickets: $5. www.oakharborohio.net.

• The 32nd annual Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival runs in downtown Ashtabula from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Car show, crafts, parade, food, entertainment. www.coveredbridgefestival.org.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, hosts Drop-In Art for children 3 and older from 10 a.m. to noon. Fee: $5 Kettering residents; $6 nonresidents.

• Miami County Park District hosts the seventh annual Fall Farm Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, Troy. Hayrides, corn maze, games, contests, demonstrations, entertainment. Admission: Free for festival. $5 adults, $3 children 5-11 for corn maze.

SUNDAY

• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Counties hosts a Dance-A-Thon for all ages at Jeneration Fitness in Fort Recovery. Admission: $10.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, hosts a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. to open its exhibit, “Through Our Eyes 10: Life in the Miami Valley,” which continues through Nov. 29. Free. 937-339-0457.

• The Auglaize County Historical Society screens the movie, “Third Finger, Left Hand,” at the Wapa Theater, 15 Willipi St., Wapakoneta, at 2 p.m. Free.

MONDAY

• The Sheets Family Botkins Library hosts Tales for Twos, for children 1 1/2 to 2 and their parents, at 6 p.m., and preschool story time at 6:30 p.m. Free.

• The Anna Library screens after-school movies at 3:30 p.m. and hosts Family Fun Night from 5 to 7 p.m.

• Artist Steven Walker gives a demonstration of his work at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Theater at Edison Community College in Piqua. Free.

• New Bremen Library hosts the Lego Builders club form 3 to 4 p.m. Free.

• The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts Family Night at 6 p.m. Advance registration at 419-628-2925.

TUESDAY

• Today is the deadline to register for Troy-Hayner Cultural Center trip to the Cincinnati BB Riverboats and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington, Kentucky, scheduled to depart from the center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, at 9:15 a.m., Oct. 28. Fee: $68 members, $73 nonmembers, $34 children 12-18 when accompanied by an adult. 937-339-0457.

• Today is the deadline for people 21 and older to reserve seats at one of the Darke County Park District’s Candlelight Dinners on the Prairie, scheduled for Oct. 24 and Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in the log house at Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 State Route 502, Greenville. Tickets: $50 per person, $90 per couple. 937-548-0165.

• Wright State University presents a talk by Jackson Katz, “Med, Women, Sex and Violence,” and a book-signing at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union Apollo Room on campus in Fairborn. Free. www.jacksonkatz.com.

• 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 Minsters presents story time for children 3 to kindergarten at 10:30 a.m. and Paws to Read, during which children in grades K-3 can read to dogs, at 5:45 p.m. Advance registation for Paws to Read at 419-628-2925.

• The New Bremen Public Library presents Readers Theater Junior for children in grades 2-3 at 3:30 p.m. and story time for children 3-5 at 6:30 p.m. Advance registration for theater at 419-629-2158.

• The Piqua Arts Council offers a four-night workshop with artist Steven Walker, beginning tonight and running from 4 to 9 p.m. nightly through Oct. 16 in Piqua. Fee: $220. www.piquaartscouncil.org.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, hosts the Read It Watch It club, discussing the book, “Still Alice,” by Lisa Genova and the movie based on it. 5:30-8 p.m. Free.

WEDNESDAY

• The Shelby County Historical Society hosts its annual Ghost Tours throughout the city, today and Oct. 15, leaving every half hour from 6 to 7:30 p.m. from the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. Tickets: $10 members, $12 nonmembers. 498-1653.

• The Anna Library hosts Games Days after School at 3:30 p.m. Free.

• The Wise Library in Fort Loramie hosts Toddler Time at 5:45 p.m. Free.

• Upper Valley Medical Center Auxiliary hosts an electronics sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 15, in the medical center conference room, 3130 N. County Road 25A, Troy.

• The New Knoxville Library offers reader’s theater for children in grades 3-5 at 3 p.m. Advance registration at 419-753-2724.

• The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster screens a classic movie for adults at 1 p.m. and presents Brenda, a native American storyteller, at 6:30 p.m.

• The Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, offers free blood pressure checks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and presents a talk by James Oda, “Portal to Piqua’s Past: Not the Nicest People,” at 7 p.m.

OCT. 15

• The New Bremen Public Library presents story time for children 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. and a craft for adults, decorative votives, at 1 p.m. Advance registration for craft at 419-629-2158.

• New Knoxville Library hosts story time for children 3 to first grade at 3 p.m.

• The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway offers a 40-minute, fall foliage train ride at 1 p.m. Tickets: $17 adults, $15 seniors, $12 children, at www.hvsry.org.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, hosts story time for children newborn through 2 at 10:30 a.m. Advance registration required at 937-773-6753.

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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.