Area Digest

Drums Alive

BEAVERCREEK — Drums Alive-Power Beats will be hosted by the Beavercreek Parks & Recreation department 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 12 through May 17 for six week at Beavercreek Lofino Plaza, 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road. Drop in available. Drums Alive is a research based fitness program combinging rhythmical drumming and dance choreography to motivate a cardio routine. Call 937-427-5514 for more information.

Blood drive

BEAVERCREEK — The “Be The Good” stoneware coffee mug is a gift to everyone who registers to donate at the Peace Lutheran Church community blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, April 16 in the Fellowship Hall, 3530 Dayton-Xenia Road

Community Blood Center encourages donors to schedule an appointment online at or call 800-388-GIVE.

Fairy princess tea party

BEAVERCREEK — Caregivers and their children ages 3-7 years old are invited to register for Twinkling Fairy Princess Tea Party. Little ones are encouraged to wear their fairy princess dresses and costumes. Participants will create a special garden, decorate cookies, play games and receive fairy princess wings. You’ll also enjoy snacks and pixie teas.

The Tea Party is scheduled 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at C. I. Beaver Hall, 3696 Highmont Street. Resident fee is $20; non-resident fee is $25.

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at 937-427-5514 or email [email protected] with any questions.

Earth Day event

BEAVERCREEK — Beaver Creek Wetlands Association will host a family-friendly hike to celebrate Earth Day 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at Koogler Wetland and Prairie Reserve. Learn about the history of Earth Day, explore the Reserve and discuss small ways we can make a difference for the environment.

Dress for the weather. The trail is easy and improved but may encounter standing water or a little mud. Meet in the Koogler Wetland and Prairie Reserve parking lot on Beaver Valley Road just south of New Germany-Trebein Road.

TAB seeks members

BEAVERCREEK — The City of Beavercreek is seeking applicants for a newly created board to advise council on the planting, care and removal of trees.

The Tree Advisory Board (TAB) builds community support for the city’s tree programs, and educates residents on issues related to the City’s trees and urban forests. The board also coordinates the annual Arbor Day celebration and establishes and maintains an inventory of city street trees.

Meetings are held monthly 4 p.m. Thursdays. Anyone interested may contact Dianne Lampton, 937-320-7388 or [email protected]

Volunteer drivers, escorts needed

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Senior Center is seeking volunteer drivers and escorts for the transportation program. The center provides rides for seniors who don’t have another viable way to get to the doctor, grocery, rehab, the Center, dialysis and many other destinations.

Each driver has an escort that rides along to assist with directions and loading and unloading passengers. You may call 937-426-6166 or stop by the Center to inquire about these and other volunteer opportunities. We are making a difference in other people’s lives, you can too.

Council meetings

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek City Council meets 6 p.m. the second and fourth Monday each month at City Hall, 1368 Research Park Drive, Second Floor. Workshops are held as needed.

Township trustees meetings

BEAVERCREEK TOWNSHIP — Beavercreek Township Trustees meet 1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Beavercreek Township’s Community Room, 2195 Dayton-Xenia Road in the lower level of the Fire Station 61. Zoning commissioner meetings are held 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month.

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