Tech classes at library

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Adults are en­cour­aged to learn new skills at Wash­ing­ton-Cen­ter­ville Pub­lic Library. Tech classes pro­vide ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­ni­ties to learn about com­puter soft­ware, so­cial me­dia and dig­i­tal re­sources. Classes will be held at both Cen­ter­ville Library, 111 W. Spring Val­ley Road and Wood­bourne Library, 6060 Far Hills Ave. Classes are free and open to the pub­lic but do re­quire ad­vanced reg­is­tra­tion. Up­com­ing Novem­ber classes in­clude:

■ Be­gin­ning Mi­crosoft Pow­er­Point 2016, Mon­day, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ Be­gin­ning Kin­dle Fire, Tues­day, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wood­bourne Library

■ Ba­sics of Sell­ing on eBay, Nov. 14, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Wood­bourne Library

■ In­ter­me­di­ate Kin­dle Fire, Wed­nes­day, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ Chilton On­line Library for Be­gin­ners, Fri­day, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ Ge­neal­ogy Work­shop (2-Ses­sion Class), Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ On­line Shop­ping 101: Ama­zon, Nov. 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ Com­puter Health and Ba­sics, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ Dig­i­tal Photo Edit­ing Ba­sics, Novem­ber 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

■ In­tro­duc­tion to Win­dows 10, Nov. 29, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Cen­ter­ville Library

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion on these and other pro­grams of­fered, or to reg­is­ter for a tech class, visit wcli­brary.info/events. You may also call the Cen­ter­ville Library at 937-433-8091, Ext. 2, or Wood­bourne Library at 937435-3700, Ext. 2, or stop by the Ref­er­ence Desk. DD-214 to uti­lize the food pantry. Need is de­ter­mined by in­come guide­lines set by the Day­ton Food­bank.

For more in­for­ma­tion, or to vol­un­teer with this event, call 937-267-3307. Rick Ru­saw on Nov. 17. Ru­saw will share easy, prac­ti­cal things that any­one can do to “love their neigh­bor.” At­ten­dees will also have a chance to share things they’re do­ing in their neigh­bor­hoods right now and the im­pact they’re see­ing.

Par­tic­i­pants will also have the op­por­tu­nity to learn about lo­cal or­ga­ni­za­tions lov­ing their neigh­bors in unique ways. Or­ga­ni­za­tions like which is work­ing to end gen­er­a­tional poverty through re­la­tion­ships; the Life En­rich­ment Cen­ter, where peo­ple can find as­sis­tance and pro­grams from job train­ing to nu­tri­tion and Kids Hope USA who helps at-risk kids through men­tor­ing re­la­tion­ships. There will also be in­for­ma­tion on how Com­mu­nity United for Kids will help meet dif­fer­ent types of needs within our fos­ter care sys­tem.

The Neigh­bor­ing Church work­shop is free to at­tend and will take place at Fairhaven’s Cen­ter­ville Cam­pus from 9 a.m. to noon. Reg­is­ter on­line at fairhaven. church or call 937-434-8627 for more in­for­ma­tion. on Satur­day, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rose­wood Arts Cen­tre, 2655 Ol­son Dr. It will fea­ture artists, demon­stra­tions, art ac­tiv­i­ties, theater and dance per­for­mances and art ex­hi­bi­tions. Ad­mis­sion is free and all are wel­come. All pro­ceeds from the event ben­e­fit lo­cal artists and the Ket­ter­ing Parks Foun­da­tion.

Rose­wood will be host­ing a “Chance Raf­fle” for orig­i­nal art­work, youth and adult make­and-take art op­por­tu­ni­ties, pro­gram dis­counts, artist de­mos and much more. There will be per­for­mances by Ket­ter­ing Chil­dren’s Choir, the ORFF South­dale Orches­tra, Richens/Timm Acad­emy of Ir­ish Dance, as well as lo­cal dance stu­dents.

You’ll also have the op­por­tu­nity to en­joy a one-of-a-kind, hand­made bowl of tasty soup to sup­port the Rose­wood ce­ram­ics de­part­ment. Help make a new kiln or wheel pos­si­ble in 2019. This year’s soup bowl fundraiser in­cludes the com­mu­nity soup com­pe­ti­tion.

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Rose­wood Arts Cen­tre at 937-296-0294 or at rose­wood@ket­teringoh.org.

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