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Local Events Calendar

Family Finder Workshop

Start date: April 8, 2017

End date: April 8, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location
St. John's Lutheran Church
120 W. Water St.
Sidney, OH 45365

Come join the Shelby County Historical Society in another astounding presentation and guest speaker, diving into the world of Genealogy.

Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. and sessions are from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Amie Bowser Tennant

Amie Bowser Tennant has been passionate about genealogy and family history for the last 17 years and is a national speaker and international blogger. She was awarded the NGS Home Study Scholarship for American Genealogy in 2001 and is currently “on the clock” for national certification. She has been very involved in the genealogical community as she served as recording secretary for Miami County Historical and Genealogical Society and the newsletter editor for Miami Meanderings. Amie was the lead content specialist at Rootsbid.com between 2015 and early 2016. Today, she is a Content Creator for The genealogy Gems Podcast. Be inspired with her genealogy knowhow by reading the blog at Genealogy Gems (www.lisalouisecooke.com/blog) or Amie’s personal blog at www.mykithnkin.blogspot.com.

For more information: ksayre217@aol.com


Easter Egg Hunt on the Square

Start date: April 15, 2017

End date: April 15, 2017

Location
Downtown Sidney
110 W Court St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

Children through the 5th grade search far and wide around the Historic Court House for hidden eggs. **There is no need to arrive early. The hunt will not begin until 11:00 a.m. sharp. ** We will gather for announcements and then allow the kids to begin the hunt! Please be sure to be courteous and kind to one another.
There will be 4 age groups:
Ages 1-2
Ages 3-5
Ages 6-8
Ages 9-11

Contact: Amy Breinich     Phone: 937.658.6945


The Gateway Arts Council: 2017 Princess Ball

Start date: April 21, 2017

End date: April 21, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location
Lehman High School
2400 St. Marys Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

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This Friday, April 21st will be a night of glittering princess magic for little girls and their fathers or father figures. The Gateway Arts Council proudly presents the 2017 Princess Ball at Lehman High School. The ball will last from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will provide music, refreshments, and a raffle which will feature special items including a grand prize. Tickets can be purchased at Ron & Nita’s, Gateway Arts Council office, and at the door. Ticket prices are $10 for a father with one daughter or $15 for a father with more than one daughter.

For further information call: 937.498.2787


Titans of Industry

Start date: April 27, 2017

End date: April 27, 2017

Location
Ross Historical Center
201 N Main Ave
Sidney, OH 45365

Opening April 27th at 7:00 pm the Shelby County Historical Society will be holding their event “Titans of Industry” at the Ross Historical Center. More information to be announced.

Contact: Tilda Phlipot    Phone: 937.498.1653


Game Plan For Financial Success

Start date: April 27, 2017

End date: April 27, 2017

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location
Sidney High School Auditorium
Sidney High School
1215 Campbell Rd.
Sidney, OH 45365

Ticket Information

Come enjoy a fun evening with guest speaker Legendary Coach Lou Holtz along with a few industry leaders while benefiting a great local organization! All ticket sales will benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters.

For more information:

Email: info@EikenberryRetirement.com

Phone: 800.548.6511


25th Annual Healthy Kids Day

Start date: April 30, 2017

End date: April 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney-Shelby County YMCA
300 E Parkwood St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

The YMCA will be hosting their 25th Annual Healthy Kids day this April 30th of 2017. The fun will begin at 9:00 a.m. with events such as Touch-A-Truck, Bike Rodeo, Scholastic Book Fair, games, healthy snacks and more. There will also be raffle drawings and the opportunity for children to learn about different businesses and organizations in Shelby County that offer family fun entertainment. This event is free and open to the public.

Contact: TBA                                      Phone: 937.492.9622


National Day of Prayer

Start date: May 4, 2017

End date: May 4, 2017

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Court Square
Sidney, OH 45365

Thursday May 4th is the National Day of Prayer.  Shelby County will celebrate this special day with a Prayer on the Square gathering on the historic Shelby County court house lawn.  This Noon to 1 p.m. assembly will feature inspirational remarks from local leaders and a key note presentation by Mark Burd, Co-chairman for reviveOHIO.

Music at this National Day of Prayer celebration will be performed by a combined high school choir comprised of representatives from Fairlawn, Christian Academy, Lehman Catholic, Jackson Center, and Sidney high schools.  A complimentary brown bag lunch will also be offered.

In the event of rain, the program will be moved to the Sidney First United Methodist Church, 230 East Poplar Street in Sidney.

The National Day of Prayer celebration in Shelby County is a nondenominational event.

Contact: Mary Smith Phone: 937.492.7556 Email: mary.smith@caseagles.org


Lake Loramie’s: Spring Campout

Start date: May 5, 2017

End date: May 7, 2017

Location
Lake Loramie State Park 4401 Fort Loramie Swanders Rd,
Minster, OH 45865

More Info

Kickoff the camping season! Fishing Derby is on Saturday along with hikes and other activities.

Contact: State Park Office  Phone: 937.295.2011

 

Dock at Lake Loramie

Lake Loramie’s’: Fishing Derby

Start date: May 6, 2017

End date: May 6, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location
Earl's Island Pavilion
Minster, OH 45865

More Info

Enjoy a fantastic Fishing Derby from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Earl’s Island Pavilion, free and open to public, awards and door prizes.

 

Contact: State Park Office  Phone: 937.295.2011


Puttin’ on the Glitz

Start date: May 7, 2017

End date: May 7, 2017

1:00 p.m. - TBA

Location
Oaks Banquet Facility
9900 Sidney-Freyburg Rd.
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

Raise the Roof for the Arts will host a champagne luncheon and fashion show Sunday, May 7th starting at 1:00 p.m. at the Oaks Banquet Facility. Ticket prices will be $35.00 and all proceeds will be used to support the revitalization of the Historic Sidney Theatre.
Contact: Sarah Barr   Phone: 937.498.1921   Email: office@sidneytheatre.com


Lake Loramie’s: Buggy Extravaganza

Start date: May 16, 2017

End date: May 18, 2017

Location
Lake Loramie State Park
4401 Fort Loramie Swanders Rd,
Minster, OH 45865

More Info

Things that creep, crawl, and slither are not far away for an adventurer. Have some wholesome family fun by discovering bugs and other insects on both the land and the water.

 

Contact: State Park Office  Phone: 937.295.2011


2017 Shelby County 5k Tour: Area Cares Run/Walk

Start date: May 20, 2017

End date: May 20, 2017

8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Location
Tawawa Park
12 Tawawa Dr
Sidney, OH US 45365

More Info

The 2nd Annual Area Cares 5K walk/run will be held rain or shine on Saturday May 20th, 2017 at Tawawa Park in Sidney, Ohio. The park is located at 12 Tawawa Drive on the east side of Sidney. The course is generally flat with some gently rolling hills on paved surfaces.  The event will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the course closes at 9:45 a.m. Awards will be given to the top three finishers overall in the male and female categories. The course is a 3.1 mile loop with an out and back section and finishes at the park pavilion. Timing is provided by Can’t Stop Running in Piqua, Ohio. Strollers are welcome as this is a family event. No registration is needed for children in a stroller. Register by May 1st, 2017 to guarantee shirt & medal. Registration ends May 17th at 11:59 p.m. Price for participating is $30.00.


Lake Loramie’s: Paddle Pallooza

Start date: May 26, 2017

End date: May 28, 2017

Location
Lake Loramie State Park
4401 Fort Loramie Swanders Rd,
Minster, OH 45865

More Info

Lake Loramie’s Paddle Pallooza is steering your way! Canoes, Kayaks, and Paddleboards will be available for your use on Saturday.  You also may bring your own watercraft; current registration is required.

 

Contact: State Park Office  Phone: 937.295.2011


The Twenty-Eight Annual Buckeye Farm Antiques Show

Start date: May 26, 2017

End date: May 28, 2017

9:00 a.m. until Dark

Location
Shelby County Fairgrounds
655 S Highland Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

Starting Friday and ending Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, the Buckeye Farm Antique’s will present their twenty-eight annual show. Bring your family for a full day of fun. This years show will feature Case Tractors & Equipment and Wisconsin Made Engines. That isn’t all this show has to offer. There will be numerous events such as: A Craft and Flea Market, Shingle Mill, Threshing & Corn Shredding, Parts Area, Blacksmith, Sawmill, Primitive Crafts, Wood Sculpture, and even an Antique Tractor Pull. Live entertainment each night. Kids will enjoy the Kiddie Tractor Pull and variety of fun activities.

The Shelby County Fairgrounds is located at the 175 exit 90 (Turn East).

For more information call 937-726-2485


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: May 27, 2017

End date: May 27, 2017

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Downtown Sidney
110 W Court St
Sidney, OH 45365

More

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection!

May: 27th

Contact: Amy Breinich     Phone: 937.658.6945


Alumapalooza

Start date: May 30, 2017

End date: June 4, 2017

Location
419 West Pike St.
Jackson Center, Ohio 45334

More Info

Alumapalooza is a five-day annual event held at the Airstream factory in Jackson Center. Each year Alumapalooza is different, but generally includes camping, seminars, entertainment, door prizes, gifts, factory tours, a group meal or two, and unlimited socializing.


Jackson Center Community Days

Start date: June 1, 2017

End date: June 4, 2017

Location
Jackson Center, OH 45334

More Info

Enabling local organizations to raise funds while bringing the community closer together is the overall goal of the Jackson Center Community Days. Events will include a car, bike, and truck show. As well as a street carnival, live bands all weekend, a dodge ball tournament, lots of food, drinks, rides, free pony rides, and more. You will not want to miss this weekend of fun!

Weekend Wristband: $30

Saturday Wristband: $20

Friday & Sunday Wristband: $15


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: June 3, 2017

End date: June 24, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Sidney
110 W Court St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection!

June: 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th

Contact: Amy Breinich     Phone: 937.658.6945


The Gateway Art Council Presents: It’s All About That Brick

Start date: June 3, 2017

End date: July 1, 2017

TBA

Location
216 N. Miami Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

To promote creative imagination, the Gateway Arts Council proudly presents another year of its LEGO Design Challenge and Exhibit. Kids of all ages have been able to participate and given the opportunity to create their own masterpieces. These creations can feature little people, medieval castles, skyscrapers, and many other designs both big and small made of LEGO bricks. The exhibit will be free to the public and on display at the Gateway Arts Council Gallery June 3rd until July. Entry forms will be available soon and deadline for submissions are to be announced.

Contact: Ellen Keyes     Phone: 937.498.2787

Email: gac@woh.rr.com


2017 Shelby County 5k Tour: Tiger Trot

Start date: June 3, 2017

End date: June 3, 2017

9:00 a.m. - TBA

Location
Jackson Center High School
Jackson Center, OH 45334

More Info

The Shelby County 5k Tour is proud to present the Tiger Trot 5k. The race will be at Jackson Center High School on June 3rd, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Registration coming soon!


Summer Theatre Camp

Start date: June 5, 2017

End date: June 10, 2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
The Historic Sidney Theatre
120 W Poplar St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

The Sidney Theatre is proud to present Summer Theatre Camp this coming June! Kids ages from 6 to 8 will take to the stage and learn theatre terminology, lines, cues, songs and dance numbers while performing in a mini-musical. Not only will they gain acting skills and performance knowledge, but they will have a blast!

The camp will run Monday June 5th through Friday June 10th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. and on Saturday all campers will come together to perform in front of friends and family at 7:00 p.m.

Space is limited so be sure to register early. Registration is $65 and opens April 2nd.

Contact: Sarah Barr   Phone: 937.498.1921


Summer Theatre Camp

Start date: June 5, 2017

End date: June 10, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location
The Historic Sidney Theatre
120 W Poplar St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

The Sidney Theatre is proud to present Summer Theatre Camp this coming June! Kids ages from 9 to 15 will take to the stage and learn theatre terminology, lines, cues, songs and dance numbers while performing in a mini-musical. Not only will they gain acting skills and performance knowledge, but they will have a blast!

The camp will run Monday June 5th through Friday June 10th from 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday all campers will come together to perform in front of friends and family at 7:00 p.m.

Space is limited so be sure to register early. Registration is $150 and opens April 2nd.

Contact: Sarah Barr   Phone: 937.498.1921


Summer Nights Film Series: Adventures In Babysitting

Start date: June 7, 2017

End date: June 7, 2017

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location
The Historic Sidney Theatre
120 W Poplar St
Sidney, OH 45365

More Info

The Sidney Historic Theatre will be playing Adventures In Babysitting starting at 7:30 p.m. on June 7th. Series pass tickets are just $15. Individual tickets are $3 and available day-of-show at the Historic Sidney Theatre box office, beginning 30 minutes prior to show time. Series Passes are available through the Historic Sidney Theatre website.

Contact: Sarah Barr   Phone: 937.498.1921


Village of Botkins Carousel

Start date: June 9, 2017

End date: June 11, 2017

Location
Main Street
Botkins, OH 45306

More Info

There is something for everybody to do at the Village of Botkins Carousel. Those events include carnival rides, great live music, a dodge ball tournament, a 5k run, kiddy-tractor, a petting zoo, corn-hole, craft-show, plenty of vendors, and much, much more!
Contact: Village of Botkins   Phone: 937.693.4368   Email: administrator@botkinsohio.com


2017 Shelby County 5k Tour: Hometown Proud

Start date: June 10, 2017

End date: June 10, 2017

8:30 a.m.

Location
Botkins Memorial Pool
110 East State St
Botkins, OH US 45306

More Info

The Hometown Proud 5k will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Fun Run will begin at 9:00 a.m. At the starting location race day registration will be from 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

$20 Pre-registered – includes T-Shirt;  $15 Pre-registered – without shirt;  $15 Day of race – without shirt;  $15 Mile fun Run – Pre-registered, includes T-shirt; $5 Mile Fun Run – without shirt

Race Timing: Can’t Stop Running Chip Timing Chips are not disposable. Runners not returning their chip will be billed $10.

Course: Flat, beautiful course—Times each mile, water stops.

Door Prize: All door prizes donated by generous sponsors. Must be present to win.


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