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YMCA Offers Saturday Night Live – Gym & Swim

PIQUA — The Miami County YMCA Piqua Branch is offering a Saturday Night Live – Gym & Swim Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, for youth in kindergarten through sixth grade. This will be a fun filled night with gym games, swimming, and the Activity Center. Drop off begins at 6 p.m. and pick up is at 9 p.m. Register at the Piqua Branch or over the phone at (937) 773-9622. Cost is $10 Members and $16 Non-Members. Registration is limited, so register early! For further questions and information, contact Jaime Hull at (937)773-9622 or [email protected].

Instant Pot: Tips & Tricks at Troy-Miami County Public Library

TROY — Join the Troy-Miami County Public for “Instant Pot: Tips & Tricks” at the library on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Alisha Barton from the Miami County Ohio State University Extension will provide tips and tricks for using the popular and convenient Instant Pot for cooking. Class will include recipe sampling and demonstrations. For adults. Registration is required and available online at or get more information by calling the library at 937-339-0502 ext. 117.

TMCS offering Taekwondo Classes

TIPP CITY — Tipp Monroe Community Services is offering Taekwondo Classes for ages 8 to adult. Classes begin Sept. 28 and run for 12 weeks at the Tipp Monroe Community Services Building. Start times vary depending on age group. The cost is $118 resident, $120 nonresident. Additional family members: $63 resident, $65 non-resident. To register, visit the TMCS website at

The instructor is Patrick Jacobs, Black Belt Academy LLC. Jacobs announced that his business recently joined the Global Traditional Martial Arts Association. The GSHIM Taekwondo program has a new and exciting curriculum. This is an excellent form of exercise, mental conditioning and self-defense. The cost of uniforms and belt rank fees are paid directly to the instructor. The following sessions are available:

• Beginning and intermediate: Sept. 28, 5-5:45 p.m.

• Beginning and intermediate: Sept. 28, 6-6:45 p.m.

• Advanced: Sept. 28, 7-8 p.m.

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and is an excellent form of physical exercise, mental conditioning and self-defense. It is known for its dynamic kicking and hand techniques and its positive effect on those who study it.

The advanced session will include free sparing, board breaks and weapons training.

MCD board to meet

DAYTON — The Board of Directors of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will hold its regular meeting on Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Sinclair Conference Center, Room 131, 444 West Third Street, Dayton. The regular meeting will be preceded by a work session at 10 a.m. Contact Rhonda Snyder at [email protected] or 937-223-1278, ext. 3224 by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, for information on how to attend the meeting.

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