In brief


Tail Waggin’ Tutors available April 20

Children are welcome to read to a dog from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 20 at Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Road.

The program is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade who want to improve reading skills, and 15 minute slots are available for reservation.

Participants must be able to read independently. For more information, call 937-433-8091, ext. 3.

Throwback movie night set

Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Road, is host a throwback family movie night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 28.

This month’s movie is The Muppets Take Manhattan. The movie is rated G and will be shown in the Cynthia Klinck Community Room.

Popcorn and snacks will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring bean bag chairs or pillows.

This is open to all age groups. For more information, call Amy Allgeier at 937-433-8091, ext. 3.

Amazing animals event set for April 26

Full STEAM Ahead: Amazing Animals will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. April 26 at Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Road.

This story time explores sorting and organizing, basic geometry, the scientific method and animal recognition. Animal illustrations and matching games will be available for kids and parents to enjoy together.

This program is geared to children 3-5 years old. Registration is required.

For more information, call Amy Allgeier at 937-433-8091, ext. 3.


Mother, son rodeo scheduled

A mother/son rodeo roundup will be held from 6-8 p.m. April 29 at the Lathrem Senior Center, 2900 Glengarry Drive.

Mothers, grandmothers or a special woman in a little boy’s life are invited to the festivities. The evening will include dinner, a root beer float, and cowboy games and activities.

This event is geared toward children ages 5-10 years old.

The cost is $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents. Each additional person is $5.

For more information, call 937-296-2587.


Engaging Arts program open all weekend

Engaging arts will be available from 6:30 p.m. April 21 to 5 p.m. April 23 at Wright Memorial Public Library, 1776 Far Hills Ave.

The Youth Services coloring table will be turned into an art studio one weekend per month. A book and visual thinking strategy guide will be featured.

Participants will receive an art packet at the Youth Services desk, and all materials are provided.

For more information, call 937-294-7171.