In brief


Golf course to become a park

Five Rivers MetroParks plans to invest in a 10-year project to convert the Larch Golf Course in Trotwood into a park with paved trails and play space for children.

The MetroParks used a $1 million Clean Ohio grant to purchase and clean the golf course as well as other properties throughout the Miami Valley creating conservation areas and parks.

There is no set completion date, but officials hope to get a budget approved for the project before the end of the year.

Community market Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come out for Trotwood’s Community Market every Saturday this summer from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Epix Tube parking lot across from Lowe’s Home Improvement. The market will be held rain or shine.

Those interested in participating as a vendor or as a musician at the Trotwood Community Market may contact program manager Shawn Tucker at 937-854-7217 or or Kelly Adams at 937-854-7227,


Breast Cancer 5K Sept. 30

On Sept. 30m Brookville will hold its 8th annual Breast Cancer 5K to benefit the Pink Ribbon Girls.

The 5K begins at Brookville High School with registration from 7:30-9 a.m. and the race starting at 9:05. The registration fee is $25 and includes a race t-shirt if registered before Sept. 7.

Make checks payable to Pink Ribbon Girls and mail completed registration to Gale Colston 205 N. Wolfcreek St. Brookville, OH 45309. For more information call 937-833-5457.


Reggae Festival Sept. 3

On Sept. 3 from 1-8 p.m. come out to Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave. for the Reggae Festival.

There will be food and merchandise vendors. Bring a blanket or event seating. No tents, pets, or outside food or beverages are permitted. This is a free event and open to the public.

World Soccer Games registration open

Registration for the 2017 Dayton World Soccer Games is now open. Games are Sept. 16. You can find more information at


Historical Society Ice cream Social Sept. 16

The Riverside Historical Society will hold an ice cream social Sept. 16 from noon-4 p.m. at 4930 Airway Road, Riverside. This event is free for adults and children.

To learn more about the Riverside Historical Society visit or look them up on Facebook.

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