News-Current Report

Probate court closure

XENIA — Greene County Probate Court will be closed July 27-29, while the court transitions to a new software system. Because of the transition, the court will not be able to accept any filings or process any payments on those days. All filing deadlines that fall on the dates the court is closed will be extended automatically to Aug. 1. Additionally, all hearings scheduled for those days will still be heard.

The court’s Marriage License Bureau will remain open during the transition and the court will be issuing marriage licenses during that time.

The Court will reopen on Monday, Aug. 1.

Authors introduce books

BEAVERCREEK — Three authors will be visiting Books & Co. at The Greene, 4453 Walnut St. to kick off the first week of August. Cara Mangini – a produce-inspired restaurant in Columbus – will introduce her cookbook , The Vegetable Butcher 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Kristina McBride, author of One Moment and The Tension of Opposites, will debut her new young adult novel, A Million Times Goodnight 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. Stephanie Knipper will introduce her novel, The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Movie in the Park

BEAVERCREEK — Enjoy a free evening in the park with your family. The annual City of Beavercreek Parks and Recreation’s Movie in the Park is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at Dominick Lofino Park, 640 Grange Hall Road. At approximately 9:30 p.m. the movie, Minions will be shown. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the event sponsored by Dayton Children’s, Frisch’s, Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene and Primrose School of Beavercreek.

Volunteers sought

BEAVERCREEK — ArtFest entry deadline is Aug. 1 and volunteers are needed for the event to be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Beavercreek Community Park at Factory Road at Route US Route 35, next to the bike path.

ArtFest will be held rain or shine. Local artists of all ages and genres are encouraged to submit their art for consideration of show and sale according to the instructions online at Local food trucks will be present, along with performing arts, interactive art activities, live music and art for sale.

To volunteer to help out at ArtFest log on Proceeds of ArtFest fund experiential art programs in the Miami Valley by Infusion Art, a nonprofit endowment in conjunction with Greene Giving. For more information visit, or call 937-306-7277.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.