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Saturday, June 29
Brookville Canoefest, June 29, 8 a.m.-11 p.m., races at Brookville Lake’s tailwaters to the Whitewater River, events at town park. Info: www.BrookvilleCanoefest.com.
Hobby Day for children entering kindergarten and older, June 29, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.
First Aid/CPR/AED training sponsored by American Red Cross, June 29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio County Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.
Oldenburg Firemen’s Festival, June 29. Saturday, parade, 1 p.m.; fried chicken and roast beef dinners, 2-8 p.m.; best dressed cowboy or Indian contest, mechanical bull riding; both days, games, food, beer garden, live music.
Bluegrass at the Gateway Festival, June 29, Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, 19067 U.S. 52, Metamora. Tickets: $12. Info and schedule: www.whitewatercanalscenicbyway.org.
Church on the Rock pitch-in cookout, June 29, 6 p.m., then attendees may watch fireworks.
Hillcrest Country Club fireworks, June 29, dusk. The community may watch from public areas.
Sunday, June 30
Ice Cream festival, June 30, 5-8 p.m., Smyrna Lutheran Church. Sponsored by Smyrna Lutheran and Smyrna Guys and Gals 4-H Club.
Monday, July 1
Hillenbrand Doll Plant gathering for retirees and spouses, July 1, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. All-you-can-eat buffet: $10.62 includes tip.
Tuesday, July 2
Napoleon Senior Club will meet July 2, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.
Wednesday, July 3
Blood drive, July 3, 1-6:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion. One donor will win four Kings Island tickets and $100 Visa gift card. Info or to schedule appointment: www.hoxworth.org/groups/sun man or Roger Lang, 812-623-3685.
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, meets July 3, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.