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First Fridays planning underway

XENIA — The Xenia First Fridays committee announced that the 2017 season will have fewer dates. The 2017 season will kick off May 5, and will continue June 2 and end July 7 with the Independence Day celebration. Those interested in attending, volunteering, performing, vending at, or sponsoring a future event can visit www.xeniafirstfridays.com website to learn more about the event. Events run 5-9 p.m. All donated funds are tax-deductible.

Estate planning

XENIA — GCCOA is hosting a five week course called “It’s my Money, my Stuff, my Life” addressing the topic of planning financially for the future. The classes will be held 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 7, March 14, March 21, and March 28 at Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second Street.

Public Library Board meeting

XENIA — The Board of Trustees of the Greene County Public Library system will hold its next regular meeting 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at the Kinsey Road Service Center, 503 Kinsey Road. The Library Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month, except during the month of August when there is no meeting. The Greene County Public Library system is available at www.greenelibrary.info. The library system consists of seven locations: Beavercreek, Jamestown, Cedarville, Fairborn, Yellow Springs, Xenia and Bellbrook.

Music and the Brain

XENIA — GCCOA is presenting two Music and the Brain programs this year. The first will be held 2-5 p.m. on March 15 at the Xenia Community Center. Flyers will be available at the senior centers, the council offices and on at www.gccoa.org.

Little Miami Watershed has speaker’s bureau

BELLBROOK — The newly formed Little Miami Watershed Network, an umbrella organization for all those interested in the Little Miami River, has created a speaker’s bureau and a program appropriate for civic groups, schools, government jurisdictions and garden clubs. The bureau will present this program, which can be delivered in as little as 20 minutes, anywhere within the 11 counties that form the Little Miami River Watershed, including its main tributaries: North Fork, Massie Creek, Beavercreek, Sugarcreek, Caesar Creek, Turtle Creek, Cowan Creek, Todd’s Fork, East Fork, and Duck Creek. The watershed drains 1,757 square miles in Clark, Madison, Montgomery, Greene, Warren, Butler, Clinton, Clermont, Brown, Highland and Hamilton counties. For more information or to schedule a program, contact [email protected]

Kiwanis meetings

XENIA — The Xenia Kiwanis club meets 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center. The club’s main focus is on children. Fore more information visit www.xeniakiwanis.org.

Xenia Daily Gazette

Xenia Daily Gazette news report compiled by staff.