In brief


Rock painting party set

A free rock painting party will be offered Aug. 27 from 2-4 p.m. at Shullgate Park, 6143 Shull Road, Huber Heights. To register, call the YMCA at the Heights at 937-236-9622 or email

Movie night slated

A movie night will be held at Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit the community calendar on the city website at


Survey being done

PLAN Clayton still is gathering input from the community. A survey is available at the city website, or printed copies can be obtained at the City Administration Office, 6996 Taywood Road. A survey also can be requested from or 937-836-3500.


Trick or treat Oct. 31

The Miami County Council of governments has set this year’s Beggar’s Night for Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. countywide.


Be the Match coming

The second Be the Match to raise money for blood-based cancers will be held Aug. 26 at Troy’s Treasure Island Park. Activities will include walks, runs and bike rides along with entertainment. For more information or to register visit To volunteer and for more information, call Kendall at 973-339-7110.

Freedom Climb planned

The first Troy Memorial Freedom Climb to honor and remember firefighters, police and EMS members who gave their lives at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 will be held Sept. 10. The event will be held at Troy Memorial Stadium where participants can climb the stairs at Troy Memorial Stadium 64 times or make four laps around the high school stadium track — the equivalent of climbing 1,980 steps of the World Trade Center Tower — or make four laps around the high school stadium track. Applications and event fees can be submitted to Anytime Fitness, Troy, 1450 W. Main St., or online at

Volunteers needed for donut event

Volunteers are being sought for the new Tour de Donut Bicycle Challenge. The bicycle activities will be held Sept. 16. Weekend events also will include a new Rock the Bike Music Festival on Sept. 15 and 16. Volunteers are needed to set up on Friday, tear down after the bicycle challenge, work with bands, assist with beer and wine sales and help check IDs. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to contact


Tennis tournament returns

The Piqua Tennis Association will hold its annual tournament Sept. 2-4 Entry forms are available at Schroeder Tennis Center in Tipp City or can be downloaded from the city webpage at Click on “How Do I” at the top of the home page. All entries must be received no later than Aug. 28. For questions, call 937-524-1904.

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