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Monday, March 30
Putt for a purpose at the Miami Valley
Centre Mall in Piqua. Only $3! 

Puttin' for a Purpose at the Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua through Wednesday
PIQUA - Puttin' for a Purpose will take available to play from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Wednesday at the Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua. The cost is $3 to play 18 holes and all money benefits programs hosted by the Salvation Army of Piqua.
  
Easter Bunny at the Miami Valley Centre Mall - through Saturday (FREE)
PIQUA - The Easter Bunny will meet children free of charge (photos available for purchase) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday at the Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua. For more information, click HERE.

$1 Domestic Bottled Beer at the Leaf & Vine
TROY - The Leaf & Vine serves $1 domestic bottled beers all night long on Mondays starting at 4:30 p.m. and lasting until 1 a.m. The Leaf & Vine is located at 108 W. Main St. in downtown Troy. For additional weekly specials, click HERE.
The God Box, A Daughter's Story.

The God Box, A Daughter's Story at the University of Dayton
DAYTON - This one-woman, one-act play by Mary Lou Quinlan is based on her New York Times' bestselling book and explores the laughter and tears of the story of a family in love, in loss and in triumph. The show has played off-Broadway and an admission of $15 will benefit the University of Dayton's Erma Bombeck Writer's Workshop endowment. The show takes place from 7-9 p.m. For more information, click HERE.

After School Lego Group at the Covington Library (FREE)
COVINGTON - Students in grades K-2 are invited to the Covington Library from 3:30-4:15 p.m. today to build Legos with other children. The program is free.

Spring Break at Jumpy's Fun Zone & BUY-ONE-GET-ONE-FREE in Troy - Monday-Friday
TROY - Jumpy's Fun Zone in Troy will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Monday through Friday for Spring Break. Guests can enjoy Unlimited Laser Tag for $15 per person and add unlimited jumping for $5. Unlimited Jumping is $7. Guests who mention My Miami County at the front desk for a buy one jumping or laser tag and get the second free. Limit one per family. To plan your visit, click HERE.

An Evening with Garrison Keillor at the Schuster Center
DAYTON - Master storyteller and host of Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion," Garrison Keillor will be at the Schuster Center 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets start at $25. For more information, click HERE.

Five Wings and Fries for $5.25 at Hinders
TIPP CITY - All day Monday, Hinders serves five wings and fries for $5.95. The full bar and menu are available. For more daily specials at Hinders, click HERE.
 
Half Price Appetizers & Drink Specials at MoJo's 
TROY - From 4-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, MoJo's Bar & Grille offers its appetizers for half-price, as well as $2 domestic bottled beers and $1 discounts on cocktails and $2 discounts on all draft beers. MoJo's is located at 109 E. Main St. in downtown Troy. For more information, click HERE.
  
Trivia at Bunkers in Vandalia (FREE)
VANDALIA - Bunkers hosts live Trivia every Monday night at 7 p.m. with Todd Moore. The trivia is four to five rounds of questions, videos and musical clips. After every round, one team will earn a $5 Bunkers gift card. There is no admission and food and drinks are abundant. Bunkers is located at 893 E. National Road in Vandalia. For more information, click HERE.
  
Pizza, Wings and Pitcher for $15 at the 311 DrafthousePIQUA - Every Monday from 3-7 p.m., the 311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua offers a 9-inch pizza, a basket of wings and a pitcher of domestic beer for $15. The regular menu is also available. For more information, click HERE.

5-4-3-2-1 Happy Hour at La Piazza - Monday-Friday
TROY - $5 off select bottles of wine; $4 off select appetizers; $3 off glasses of house wine; $2 off well drinks and draft beer; and $1 off bottled beer! Enjoy this special offer at La Piazza from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at 2 N. Market St. in downtown Troy. For more information, click HERE.

"Trailer Park Peril" Mayhem & Mystery Dinner Theatre at the Spaghetti Warehouse - Monday & Friday
DAYTON - The Mayhem & Mystery Dinner Theatre will present "Trailer Park Peril" at 7 p.m. Monday at 36 W. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton. For $25.95 per person, guests receive a full coursed meal, plus the interactive dinner theater performance. Reservations are required by calling (937) 461-3913. For more information on the show, click HERE.

Mo-Vinyl Mondays at Blind Bob's  
DAYTON - DJ John Dad spins vinyl records starting at 9:30 p.m. on Mondays at Blind Bob's in the Oregon District. There is no cover charge. For more information, click HERE.

Dinner & A Movie at the Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs
YELLOW SPRINGS - Enjoy dinner at the Sunrise Cafe followed by a film at the Little Art Theatre on Monday evening. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and the movie is at 7 p.m. Click HERE for this week's film.


Today's News

Motorcyclist Crashes in Troy Following Police Chase Sunday
(Article from the Piqua Daily Call))

Piqua School District Investigating Missing Money
(Video from WHIO))

Sunday Showers Give Way to Sunny Monday
(Video from WHIO)

Troy's Hinkle One of Top Rowers in Nation
(Article from the Troy Daily News)

Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday in Troy
(Article from the Dayton Daily News)

Robbery Suspect Apprehended in Piqua 
(Article from the Piqua Daily Call)

Miami County Sheriff's Reports
(Article from the Troy Daily News)

Miami County Real Estate Transactions
(Article from the Troy Daily News)

Miami County's Most Wanted
(Article from the Troy Daily News)\

Miami County Virtual Market Holds First Meeting
(Article from My Miami County)

Obits

Weekly Highlights



Putt for a purpose at the Miami Valley
Centre Mall in Piqua. Only $3! 


Puttin' for a Purpose at the Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua through Wednesday
PIQUA - Puttin' for a Purpose will take available to play from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Wednesday at the Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua. The cost is $3 to play 18 holes and all money benefits programs hosted by the Salvation Army of Piqua.

Spring Break at Jumpy's Fun Zone & BUY-ONE-GET-ONE-FREE in Troy - through Friday
TROY - Jumpy's Fun Zone in Troy will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. this week through Friday for Spring Break. Guests can enjoy Unlimited Laser Tag for $15 per person and add unlimited jumping for $5. Unlimited Jumping is $7. Guests who mention My Miami County at the front desk for a buy one jumping or laser tag and get the second free. Limit one per family. To plan your visit, click HERE.

Tuesday, March 31

Wine and Canvas Night at the Old Mason Winery & Vineyard in West Milton - Tuesday, March 31
WEST MILTON - Enjoy an evening of artsy fun while sipping on locally made wine from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Old Mason Winery & Vineyard, 4199 S. Iddings Road. For pricing and additional information, call (937) 698-1122 or click HERE.

Drawing Room Chamber Concert at the Hayner - Tuesday, March 31 (FREE)
TROY - The Troy Hayner Cultural Center will host a free Drawing Room Chamber Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 301 W. Main St. in downtown Troy. Enjoy an elegant chamber concert with the Wright State University Percussion Department. For more upcoming events at the Hayner, click HERE.

Construction Career Fair at the Dayton Convention Center - Tuesday, March 31 (FREE)
DAYTON - OhioMeansJobs and Montgomery County will host a Construction Career Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Dayton Convention Center22 E. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton. Representatives from the local construction industry that are seeking employees will be on hand. The event is free.

Pie Crust Making Evening in Bradford - Tuesday, March 31 (FREE)
BRADFORD - Make the best pie dough you have ever made at this event at the Bradford Library from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday. All ingredients will be provided for you, including mixing bowls and rolling pin and you will leave with two pie crusts that can be used immediately or frozen for a future event. Register for this event, which fills up quickly (no pun intended) by calling Teresa at (937) 448-2612.

Mad Men in Literature at the Dayton Visual Arts Center - Tuesday, March 31 (FREE)
DAYTON - FilmConnections in Dayton will present "Mad Men in Literature" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dayton Visual Arts Center118 N. Jefferson St. in Dayton. Wright State Professor Andrew Strombeck will present highlights from his popular course "Mad Men and Literature 1965-70." 

Wednesday, April 1
Celebrate April Fool's Day with a
power-packed comedy show 
at Wiley's tonight. 

Side Splitting For Sideshow at Wiley's Comedy Club - Wednesday, April 1
DAYTON - Wiley's Comedy Joint will continue and April Fool's tradition by hosting the Side Splitting For Sideshow event from 8-11 p.m. Wednesday. There will be stand-up comedy from Michael Garza Semple, Mike Canestero, Aaron Phillips, Travis Clyburn and Aaraon Evans. Additionally, Lofty Aspirations Improv will keep the laughter going between sets. The cost is $10 and a full bar and menu are available. For more information, click HERE.

Pete the Cat at the Tipp City Library - Wednesday, April 1 (FREE)
TIPP CITY - Pete the Cat is coming to Tipp City Library from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday. You can give him a high five, check out his new shoes and groovy buttons and get your picture taken with him. Then play some games and do some crafts inspired by Pete the Cat Books. The program is free and no registration is required.

Beer Science at Cox Arboretum - Wednesday, April 1 (FREE)
MIAMISBURG - With so many craft breweries opening up shop in greater Dayton and a burgeoning home brewing culture, it is timely to discuss the science of beer making. Biochemistry meets culinary know-how as guests explore the science and tradition of brewing free of charge from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cox Arboretum, 6733 Springboro Pike. Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, call (937) 434-9005.

Renegade Railroad at the Little York Tavern in Vandalia - Wednesday, April 1 (FREE)
VANDALIA - The Little York Tavern will have live music by Renegade Railroad from 8 p.m. to midnight on Wednesday. There is no cover charge. For more information, click HERE.

Thursday, April 2 

Exel Job Fair for Proctor & Gamble Jobs in Dayton - Thursday, April 2 (FREE)
VANDALIA - Exel Jobs will host a Job Fair from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Expo Center in Vandalia. For information on local jobs being offered at this fair, click HERE. The Expo Center is located directly off of County Road 25-A at 3900 McCauley Dr. in Vandalia.
Smokey Robinson is in town for one night only.

Smokey Robinson Live at the Schuster Center - Thursday, April 2
DAYTON - With more than 4,000 songs to his credit, Motown legend Smokey Robinson will perform for one night only at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Schuster Center in Dayton. Tickets start at $40. For a preview of the show, tickets and additional information, click HERE.

Checkmate Chess Club at the Troy Library - Thursday, April 2 (FREE)
TROY - Play others in chess or watch and learn at this free event taking place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Troy Library. The event is free and all levels of play are welcome.

Friday, April 3 


Manufacturer's Showcase & Demo Sale at Troy-Tipp Lawn Equipment - Friday & Saturday
TROY - Troy-Tipp Lawn Equipment will host a two-day only special pricing sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3155 Tipp-Cowlesville Road in Troy. Along with special pricing on leading manufacturer brands, many demo pieces will be on sale at highly discounted prices. Factory Reps from Troy-Bilt, Snapper, Toro, ECHO and other leading manufactures will be on hand and test drives will be available. For more information, click HERE or call (937) 335-5993.

Dayton Bizarre & Street Festival in the Oregon District (FREE)
A street fair will be part of tonight's First
Friday event in downtown Dayton. 
DAYTON -  As part of First Fridays, the Oregon District will host a street fair with street performers, musicians, artists and more from 5-10 p.m. The event is being touted as "half street fair, half side show." The event is free.

Jammin' P.J. Party for Grades 3-5 at the Bradford Library (FREE) BRADFORD - This event takes place from 6-8 p.m. Friday and is for boy's and girls, grades 3,4 & 5.  Everyone attending is to wear long P.J. bottoms!  Lots of activities; digital...be ready for a library scavenger hunt and other delightful surprises!  Snack and drinks will be provided.  Children must be signed-up in advance by calling (937) 448-2612 and placing you name on the list!  The event will be supervised by BPL library staff and members of our Teen Advisory group!  This event will be a lock-in and once a child signs in, they are to remain inside the library until the event is finished.  Some Door Prizes will be drawn!

First Friday: Petting Zoo and Scavenger Hunt in Greenville - April 3 (FREE)
GREENVILLE - Downtown Greenville will host its First Friday event from 6-9 p.m.Friday. There will be a petting zoo and scavenger hunt and there will be Easter themes. The event is free. For more information, click HERE.
Watch zoo animals hunt for Easter eggs at
this special event at the Toledo Zoo.
  
Crafty-Con 2015 at the Yellow Cab Building (FREE)
DAYTON - Crafty-Con features artisan vendors, craft displays, food trucks and more and will take place from 5-10 p.m. Friday at 700 E. 4th St. in downtown Dayton.

Animal Egg Hunt at the Toledo Zoo
TOLEDO - See animals hunt for Easter eggs between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday at the Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way. Animals all across the zoo track down papier-mache eggs, hard-boiled eggs and other treats hidden in their habitats. The day also features story times and spring activities for all ages. Admission is $17 for adults. To plan your visit, click HERE.

Saturday, April 4 

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail at Lincoln Community Center in Troy (FREE)
TROY - The staff at Lincoln Center and Troy Rotary volunteers will host the Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2-12 at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 4. Children ages 2-7 will hunt for eggs at noon, followed by children 8-12 at 12:30 p.m. Each child is allowed to gather 10 eggs. Grand prizes will be given out to the top two hunters in each age group. The event is free and open to area families. LincolnCenter is located at 110 Ash St. in Troy. Additionally, the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. For more information on this event, call (937) 335-2715.

Easter Egg Hunt at Piqua Manor (FREE)
PIQUA - Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St., will host a free Easter Egg Hunt for children at 10 a.m. Saturday. Participants are asked to meet in the lobby at 9:55 a.m. Children will be divided into age groups 1-3, 4-7 and 8-10 years old. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the facility at (937) 773-0040.
  
Quarters for "Our Quarters" Auction
TROY - The Miami Valley Veterans Museum will be hosting its Quarters for "Our Quarters" Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday at the F.O.E. 971 Farm, 2252 Troy-Urbana Road. Admission is $3, which includes a numbered paddle and door prize ticket. Additional paddles are $2 each. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will be used to cover rental costs for the facility in which the museum resides in.

Home & Craft Fair in Troy (FREE)
TROY - Friends of Riverside will host its Home & Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 1625 Troy-Sidney Road in Troy. The event will feature more than 45 vendors ranging from rummage sale items and arts and crafts to dozens of high quality direct sale business vendors. The event is being held in conjunction with a Ford Drive 4UR Community event, during which Troy Ford will donate $20 to Friends of Riverside for each person who test drives on of their vehicles.

Giant Easter Egg Hunt & Festival in Kettering (FREE)
KETTERING - The Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt & Festival will take place starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Delco Park1700 Delco Park Dr. in Kettering. Along with an Easter egg hunt with 20,000 eggs, families can enjoy bounce houses, face painting, a Kid's Zone, food, prizes and more - all for free.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Balloon Drop at Scene75
VANDALIA - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny takes place from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Scene75. Breakfast is $7 pre-registration and ages 2 and under eat free. Following the breakfast there will be a Balloon Drop with prizes inside at 12:30 p.m. Games, bounce houses and other activities will be available. For more information and to pre-register, click HERE. It's $9 at the door.

Public Easter Egg Hunt on the Square in Sidney (FREE)
SIDNEY - A public Easter egg hunt will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday around the historic court house on the Square in downtown Piqua. The event is free. For more information, click HERE.

Steven Pearcy (RATT's lead singer!) at BMI Indoor Speedway in Versailles
VERSAILLES - Stephen Pearcy, lead vocalist, solo artist and founder of the mega platinum rock band RATT, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at BMI Indoor Speedway in Versailles. Presale tickets are $15 or $20 at the door. To purchase tickets and for more information, click HERE. A Meet & Greet limited to 30 fans is $25 extra.

Classifieds




Jumpy's Fun Zone Hiring 3 Positions
TROY - Jumpy's Fun Zone in Troy is currently hiring three positions. Retirees, high school students & second income seekers welcome. Must be energetic and fun, able to work nights and weekends and pass a background check. For an application, click HERE and then e-mail it with resume to lori@jumpysfunzone.com.

Program Assistant at Kids Read Now
DAYTON - Kids Read Now in Dayton is currently seeking an energetic Program Assistant to join its team. The employee will pick up and deliver supplies in their own vehicle, including boxes of books; answer phones and provide parents and other stakeholders with information as needed; provide excellent customer service to all program stakeholders; assist in basic data entry as needed; and assist in managing groups of volunteers. A successful candidate will have a high school diploma, a reliable vehicle, proof of auto insurance and a valid driver's license. A criminal background check is also required. This position is available 16 hours weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The pay rate is $10 per hour. E-mail cover letter and resume to nicollete.winner@kidsreadnow.org by March 29.

Full Time Office Manager
PIQUA - Family owned business is looking for a full time office manager. Must have computer knowledge in word, microsoft etc., accounts receivable and accounting. Hours will be Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30We do not offer any health benefits. Please send resume to bla2kcj@woh.rr.com.

Preschool Teacher Needed in Troy
TROY - Lead preschool teacher needed for growing Christian preschool. Our unique program is looking for a preschool teacher for the upcoming school year. This position is part time, approx. 25 hours a week.
The right candidate will have at least ONE of the following: An Associates in ECE or related field; A valid CDA; Two years experience lead teaching this age group. "No Record" verification on both B.C.I.I. and F.B.I. background checks.  To work in a loving, creative, Christian atmosphere, please email introduction letter, resume and references to bhaines@troyfumc.org. Salary based on education and years of experience.

Temporary Full-Time Bookkeeper
PIQUA - Our office is looking for a temporary full-time bookkeeper.  Must already possess strong accounting skills.  This position will transition into a possible permanent part-time position.  Hours are somewhat flexible.  If interested please send your resume with expected hourly pay rate to David Littlejohn, O.D., 8090 Looney Rd.PiquaOH.  Or you can email your resume and expected hourly pay rate to mlittlejohn1985@yahoo.com.

Looking for Lawn Work in Covington
Retired gentleman looking for lawns in the Covington Ohio area to mow, trim, do spring clean up. Reasonable rates. 937-473-5162 ask for Bob.

Qualified Home Health Aides, STNA's for Miami and Shelby Counties
Southwest Ohio's leading homecare agency, Home Care by Black Stone, is seeking caring, compassionate STNA's, CNA's or HHA's to provide services to its many clients in Miami and Shelby counties. Two years experience is required under direct RN supervision or CNA certificate or STNA License. Reference and background checks are performed. Pay is $10 an hour with flexible hours, paid vacation and 401K. Part-time, full-time and weekends are available, with "weekend warriors' needed. To apply, call (937) 643-2422 or visit www.blackstonehc.com.  

Production Manager in Troy HERE

30 Immediate Manufacturing Jobs in Troy HERE

STNA's at Brethren Retirement Community
GREENVILLE - Brethren Retirement Community is currently seeking STNAs for all shifts, full and part time. Great shift and weekend differentials; full benefits for full time. To inquire about the position, contact Linda Kirk at linda.kirk@bhrc.org. Brethren Retirement Community is located at 750 Chestnut St. and can be found at www.bhrc.org

Cleaning Position Evenings from Troy HERE

Summer Lawn Mowing & Trimming
TROY - Individual wanted for summer lawn mowing and trimming. Needs to be reliable and provide references. Call (937) 339-8163. Leave message for Carol.

Excellence in Dentistry Hiring
Have you ever considered working for our award-winning team? We are always looking for qualified candidates. Visit the careers section on our website (HERE) for more information and to upload your resume today. Mention you saw this ad on My Miami County when you inquire. Excellence in Dentistry is located at 1523 N. Market St. in Troy.


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7517 S. St. Rt. 202, Tipp City
$49,900
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55 Carriage Crossing, Troy
$254,900
This 4 bedroom home boasts the best porch in the area. The gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops, an island and abundance of counter space and cabinets, which opens into a beautiful family room with a gas fireplace. A finished basement and over sized closets are just a few more features this home has to offer. Listing here.