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ONGOING

• Shelby County Historical Society exhibits “Coming to America,” an immigration display, in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., through Oct. 31. Monday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Free. 498-1653.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through April 14. Times vary. Tickets: $61-$74 includes dinner. www.lacomedia.com.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, exhibits, “For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design,” which runs through June 2. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Tickets: $14 adults, $11 seniors 60 and older, students and active military; $6 children 7 to 17; free for members and children 6 and under. www.daytonartinstitute.org.

• Piqua Arts Council exhibits “Rockwell Reimagined” through April 19 in the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St. Hours vary. 937-773-6753.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., exhibits paintings by Lori Stallings through March 31. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 492-8354.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., exhibits “Spring Fling,” Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 12. Free. 498-2787.

• YWCA of Piqua hosts a twice-per-week walking program for YWCA women members, “YW Wild Walking Women,” at the Miami Valley Centre Mall, East state Route 36, Piqua, Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 11, from 9 to 10 a.m. Fee: $30 membership; $5 walking program. Advance registration required. 937-773-6626.

FRIDAY

• Sidney Knights of Columbus, 1300 N. Fourth Ave., hosts a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Meals: $8 adults eat in; $7.50 adults carry out; $4 children 11 and under. 492-9431.

• Maria Stein American Legion Auxiliary hosts a garage from 9 a.m. to noon in the legion hall, 8140 state Route 119, Maria Stein. 419-925-4712.

• Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. for concerts by 311 and Dirty Heads with the Interrupters and Dreamers scheduled for July 2, Collective Soul with Gin Blossoms scheduled for June 13 and Amos Lee with Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers scheduled for July 16, all at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights. Tickets at ticketmaster.com.

• Miami County Park District hosts a family nature group for children up to 6 and their parents at 10 a.m. in the Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 state Route 41, Troy. Advance registration requied at miamicountyparks.com.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., presents a talk by Dr. Roy E. Finkenbine about the underground railroad at 1 p.m. Free.492-8354.

• North American Trap Collectors Associaiton hosts its 32nd annual swap today from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 655 S. Highland Ave. 937-492-5769.

SATURDAY

• A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, presents its sixth annual spring craft and vendor bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission free.

• Fletcher Lions Club hosts a pancake, sausage and fried mush breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon in the A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route, Conover. Meals: $7 adults; $4 children 12 and under.

• Darke County Singles host a dance for singles 21 and older from 8 to 11 p.m. in the VFW ballroom, 219 N. Ohio St., Greenville. Music by Hearts on Fire. Cash bar. Take snacks. Admission: $7. 937-901-3969.

• Miami Valley Division of the American Heart Association hosts its 24th annual Heart Ball at 6 p.m. in the Sinclair Community College David H. Ponitz Center, 444 W. Third St., Dayton. Tickets: $150 at daytonheartball.heart.org.

• Lockington Volunteer Fire Department hosts a tenderloin dinner at the fire station, 10363 Museum Trail, Lockington, at 5 p.m. Dine in and carry out. Meals: $8. Advance orders at 937-606-0919.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, opens an exhibit, “DorothyHeight’s Hats, which runs through June 23. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Tickets: $14 adults, $11 seniors 60 and older, students and active military; $6 children 7 to 17; free for members and children 6 and under. www.daytonartinstitute.org.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, presents a gardening talk, “Why Native Plants Are Important and How to Replace Invasive Plants,” by Ron Corbett. Advance registration required at 937-773-6753.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., presents a talk, “It’s Natural to Be Healthy,” by Dr. Brent Miesse at 11 a.m. Free.

• American Heart Association hosts its Heart Ball at 6 p.m. in the Sinclair Community College David H. Ponitz Center, 444 W. Third St., Dayton. Tickets: $150 per person, $250 per couple at daytonheartball.heart.org.

SUNDAY

• Miami County Park District hosts a Naturalist Adventure Series program for families, “Rock Hounds,” from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City. Advance registration required at miamicountyparks.com.

• Minster Historical Society hosts its spring meeting and presents a talk by Jim Cull about the St. Augustine’s Men’s Choir and a choir performance in the Union Hall, 180 W. Fifth St., Minster, at 2 p.m. Free.

MONDAY

• Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy, presents a Wild Journeys program, “The Beauty of Hawaii,” by Ron and Claire Corbett at 7 p.m. Admission: $5 nonmembers, free for members. 937-698-6493.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents Jeff and Sheri Easter in concert at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $38-$40 includes dinner. www.lacomedia.com.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts After School at the Library for all ages at 3 p.m. Snacks, games, Legos; and Move and Groove for children at 6:30 p.m. Refit, yoga, Jenga. Advance registration required for Move and Groove at 419-629-2158. Free.

• Girl Scouts of Western Ohio hosts a camp for girls in kindergarten through fifth grades who are not Scouts, today through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sidney First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St. Fee: $25. Advance registration at 888-350-5090 or at the door.

TUESDAY

• Edison State Community College Diversity Committee presents a Lunch and Learn session, “Women in Engineering,” by Susan Barth, at noon in Room 456 of the Piqua campus, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua. Take a lunch. Free.

• Darke County Parks hosts Project FeederWatch, bird-watching, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday in the Nature Center, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. Take binoculars. Free.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts family craft time all day and story time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m. Advance registration required for crafts at 419-629-2158.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts story time for all ages at 10:30 a.m.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., offers “Let’s Pour Some Paint,” an acrylic paint class by Mary Frances Rodriguez at 6 p.m. No experience required. Fee: $25. Advance registration and payment required at 492-8354.

WEDNESDAY

• Christian Academy Schools, 2151 Russell Road, hosts Welcome Wednesday for prospective students and their parents, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Wittenberg University presents a colloquium with John Dovidio at 4 p.m. and his IBM Endowed Lecture in the Sciences at 7:30 p.m., both in the Bayley Auditorium on campus, 200 W. Ward St., Springfield. Free. 937-327-7363.

• Edison State Community College, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua, presents a talk by Terry Pellman about self-publishing at 6 p.m. in Room 331. Free.

• Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum presents a talk, “Women of Woodland,” in the Rec West Enrichment Center, 965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton, at 10 a.m. Free. 937-433-0130.

MARCH 28

• YWCA, 418 N. Wayne St., Piqua, presents a sleep workshop by Travis Grasley at 6 p.m. Free, but advance registration is required by calling 937-773-6626.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m. and screens “Wreck-It Ralph” for all ages and crafts for children in first through fourth grades at 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required for crafts at 419-629-2158.

• Edison State Community College Diversity Committee presents a Lunch and Learn session, “Wome in the Military,” by Lornette Dallas, at noon in Room 456 of the Piqua campus, 1973 Edison Drive. Piqua. Take a lunch. Free.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., offers a metalworking jewelry class at 6:30 p.m. Fee: $10. Advance registration required. And today is the deadline to register for “Nite Out at Your Library,” scheduled for March 29 at 6 p.m. for people 18 and older. Pizza and movie. 492-8354.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit event notices to pspeelman@sidneydailynews.com.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit event notices to pspeelman@sidneydailynews.com.