Included in the events for this year’s Tri-Village Community and School Fair is a car show. You can check out the entries from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 3. The show vehicles will be located in the upper north parking lot of the school. Car owners are invited and welcome to join in the parade prior to the scheduled show. Line up for the parade at 10:30 a.m. on Anderson Street and Wilt Road. The parade is set to begin at 11 a.m. If you want to be part of the display but not participate in the parade, then registration is beginning at 12:30 at the show site.
Monyca Schlechty is organizing this popular event. She said the first 25 cars will receive a dash plaque. There is a $10 registration fee. Trophies will be given for “favorite car of each make,” “overall people’s choice” and “most unusual paint job.” The owner and car travelling the furthest distance will be recognized as well as the “best truck.” You can contact Monyca at 937-548-0725, or [email protected] for more information.
Keep the calendar open for the first week end of October when the traditions of the local fair keeps downtown busy.
Parade marshals were announced recently and congratulations to this trio of community supporters. Wyoneda Stephens of Hollansburg, Herb Saylor of Palestine and Joe Eliker of New Madison are all going to be waving during the parade on Oct. 3.
The class of 1995 will be celebrating a 20-year reunion during the school fair weekend. The celebration and exchange of news begins at 4 p.m. at Schlechty’s Sports Bar and Grill. The plans include a football game at 7 p.m. when Tri-Village will play its first game under lights. Teachers of this class have also been invited to share in the festivities at Schlechty’s or at the game. You need to contact Marcy Bruner Jackson at 513-515-9811 or Beth Reed at 937-529-6240. Beth can also be reached at [email protected], or on facebook.
Adult programming at the New Madison Public Library is focusing on Emergency Preparedness and Pillowcase Project. The presentation will be at the direction of the Northern Miami Valley Red Cross. As always, adult programming is the last Tuesday of the month. This program is today and it begins at 6:30 p.m.
The library will be back in Palestine at the Church of Christ to provide books for check out on Oct. 7.
The library is preparing for its campaign to renew the 1.5 mill tax levy. The vote comes in November but if you have any question about the use of tax money to provide services throughout the Tri-Village area, drop in and talk to Brenda Miller, director. The Citizens for the New Madison Public Library will be stationed on Main Street during the Community and School Fair.