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Community Events

Effective January 1st, 2011 our Community Events policy is as follows. If you are hosting a fundraiser please submit your information, for consideration, no later than 2 weeks prior to your event to

If you are a state-registered not-for-profit 501(c)3 or 501(c)19 organization please contact
for special advertising rates.

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Free Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Available for residents of the City of Troy, Concord, Staunton & Lostcreek Townships served by the Troy Fire Department.  For more info call 335-5678.



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Community Blood Center Blood Drives

Give the gift of life & donate blood during the month of February & receive a free 'warming up to give blood' soup crock. There are many opportunities to donate in Shelby & Darke County. See a full list of drives online at and make your appointment today by calling 1-800-388-GIVE.



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Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Offering Flu Vaccine For All Age Groups

At 202 West Poplar Street in Sidney. Call for pricing & to make an appointment today at 498-7249.



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Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)                                                  

Are you or someone you know fighting to make ends meet?  Struggling with your winter heating bills?  Do you have a heating emergency?  If so please call Community Action Organization today at 937.507.9341.



Going On Now Through Wednesday April 1st                                                    

Altrusa Club Of Sidney Accepting Scholarship Applications 

Applicants must be a 2015 graduate, past graduate of a Shelby County High School or resident of Shelby County for the past five years & be enrolled in a program leading to a masters, bachelor or associate degree.  Applications are available online at or call Kay at 492.7877.



Going On Now Through Tuesday April 7th                                                    

Free Tax Help 

Community Action Organization, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service is offering free tax help to those with incomes $55,000 or less. Appointments are encouraged. Call Community Action today at 507.9341.



Going On Now Through Friday May 1st                                                    

Shelby County Retired Teachers Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

To be eligible, a student must be enrolled now in a college program in the field of education.  A $500 scholarship is available.  For more info call Karen at 492-3569.







Troy-Hayner Cultural Center’s Drawing Room Concert Series

Will feature the Wright State University Percussion Ensamble.  The concert starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339.0457 or online at





Troy Church of the Nazarene's Good Friday Walk-Through Experience

At the Church located at 1200 Barnhart Road in Troy.  You will have an opportunity to see, hear, feel, and experience aspects of what Christ went through during the last hours leading up to the cross.  This experience is free & open to the public and is scheduled to run from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  More info is available online at




The Sting 5K

At Sidney High School Football Stadium.  Registration opens at 7:30 am and the race will start at 9 am.  Cost is only $20 and includes t-shirt.  All proceeds benefit SHS Athletics.  Register online at




Darke County Singles Monthly Dance

At the VFW Hall, 219 North Ohio Street in Greenville from 8 -11 pm with featured music by NIGHT LIGHTS.  Admission is $5 and open to all singles 21 & over.  For more info call 417.2722.



Tuesdays from April 7th-May 12th

Free Diabetes Classes

At the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, 300 East Parkwood Street in Sidney.  The Tuesday classes will run from 6 pm – 8pm.  Advance registration is required on or before April 4th.  Register today by calling David O’Leary at 492.9134 or online at




Tri-Moraine Audubon Society's West African Rodents, Shrews & Bats Program

At 7:30 pm in the meeting room of OSU-Lima’s Visitor & Student Service Center, 300 Campus Drive.  More info is available online at




Green View United Church Of Christ Presents Annual Spring Smorgasboard

At The Center, 3168 Leatherwood Creek Road in Plattsville from 5 pm – 7 pm.  Cost is only $7 for adults & $3 for children 12 & under.  All proceeds earned will be used for special needs & activities for Green View Church & The Center.




Calvarys Benefit Concert

At Sidney High School, 1215 Campbell Road.  This concert will feature Mercy’s Reign & The Tacketts.  Admission is only $5 & 12 & under are free.  For more info call the Church at 726.9757.




Troy-Hayner Cultural Center’s Drawing Room Concert Series

Will feature Tutti Solisti, an international ensemble devoted to the performance of chamber music.  The concert starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339-0457 or online at




First Annual Gourmet Food Truck Competition & Rally

At Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 North County Road 25-A in Troy from 11 am – 9 pm.  Free admission and entertainment throughout the day & night.  This is a Miami County Agricultural Society presentation & fundraiser.  For more check out




Troy-Hayner Cultural Center Presents Infintius

Infintius is a critically acclaimed beatboxing string trio known for their unique sound and upbeat performance style.  The concert starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339-0457 or online at




Troy-Hayner Cultural Center's Antiques Seminar Series

Will feature insight on collecting Presidential political memorabilia from Al Anderson & David Lindeman.  The seminar starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339.0457 or online at




Tri-Moraine Audubon Society's Spring Migration Field Trip

To the Grand Lake St. Marys region from 9 am – Noon.  For more info call Eric at 216.905.8909 or online at





Troy-Hayner Cultural Center's Antiques Seminar Series

Will feature Lincoln Historian Gary Kersy.  The seminar starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339.0457 or online at




Lost Creek Chrome Divas 5th Annual Run For Courage

At Mountain Top VFW in Pleasant Hill.  Registration is from 10 am – 12:30 pm.  Roll out at 12:30 pm with last bike in at 4:30 pm.  Cost is $15 for single & $20 with rider.  Food will be served from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  Auction, raffle & 50/50 at 7 pm with music from live bands to follow.