EVENT DATE : November 16, 6:00PM
Elk Creek Metro Park, Middletown

Meteors are out of this world! View meteors with members of the Cincinnati Observatory and the Cincinnati Astronomical Society on November 16 at 6 p.m., weather pending. View the stars like never before through the lens of a telescope and participate in sensory activities. Bring a blanket or chair to relax. The event is free but requires pre-registration online. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : November 17, 7:00PM
Faith Community United Methodist Church

Scouting provides kids with experiences that are carried into their adult lives, improving relationships and giving values to live by. Troop 990 is an active, committed and fun troop sponsored by Faith Community United Methodist Church since 1970. Join our open house on November 17 at 7 p.m. to learn more about our activities and to meet fellow scouts. Troop990WestChester.org

EVENT DATE : November 20, 5:00PM
Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty

Gather with others from the community and the staff at the Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty to enjoy food, drink and good company on November 20 from 5 p.m.—8 p.m. This open house offers an opportunity to celebrate the season and your continued support of the foundation. WCLFoundation.org

EVENT DATE : November 23, 2:00PM
Muhlhauser Barn

Find vendors selling homemade products and seasonal homegrown produce and foods at the Winter Farmer's Market. Held in Muhlhauser Barn, this month's event will take place on November 23 from 2 p.m.—4 p.m. In case of a chilly day, bundle up, since the barn itself isn't heated. WestChesterOhioFarmersMarket.org

EVENT DATE : November 28, 5:00PM

Join the Union Centre Business Merchants Association at 5 p.m. on November 28 at TopGolf to practice your swing and network with other local merchants. This meeting, as well as others, is open to new members and is a great opportunity to get to know the organization. UCBMA.com

EVENT DATE : November 29, 9:00AM
MidPointe Libraries

The MidPointe Library System will be offering patrons a chance to do good in their community, while simultaneously eliminating library overdue fees.  From November 29 to December 13, for each non-perishable item a patron donates, one dollar of outstanding fines will be forgiven. Donated items can be used for up to ten dollars worth of fines per patron. MidPointeLibrary.org  

EVENT DATE : December 3, 6:00PM
Wetherington Country Club

Join the Power of the Purse group on December 3 at the Wetherington Country Club from 6 to 8 p.m. to raise money for local causes. The event will have live music, the popular designer purse raffle, and a grant presentation. Tickets are $30 and include dinner. WCLFoundation.org

EVENT DATE : December 4, 4:00PM
The Foundry at Liberty Center

Join community members and Chamber members alike for the West Chester ▪ Liberty Chamber Alliance's Jingle Mingle event. Meet others from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m on December 4 at the Foundry at Liberty Center; share hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and celebrate the season. TheChamberAlliance.com

EVENT DATE : December 5, 5:00PM
Carriage Hill Gatehouse

M/I Homes Retreat at Carriage Hill is a new section of 63 ranch-style homes starting from the mid $300s in Liberty Township, offering maintenance-free living. Visit their information night on Thursday, December 5 at the Carriage Hill Gatehouse from 5 to 7 p.m. to learn more about this new community. MIHomes.com

EVENT DATE : December 5, 6:00PM
Lakota East Theater

Join community members at the Lakota East Theater at 6 p.m. on December 5 to hear great music from your Lakota high school students. Ring in the season with smooth jazz! LakotaOnline.com

Lakota West Theater

Harken back to a simpler time with Lakota West’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Lakota West Theater. Tickets are $12 presale and $15 at the door, and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. on both December 6 and 7. LakotaOnline.com

EVENT DATE : December 7, 11:00AM
Sabin Hall, Liberty Center

Fill your belly and your heart at Empty Bowls this year by supporting this good cause on December 7 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Choose a handcrafted bowl for $20 and fill it with your favorite soup; proceeds go toward anti-hunger programs in our community. CaringCommunityCollaborative.com

EVENT DATE : December 7, 1:00PM
MidPointe Library—West Chester

Visit MidPointe Library’s cafe area on December 7 at 1 p.m. to hear the music of guitarist Dave Sams. While you enjoy the library, get in the holiday spirit with all your favorite tunes; the event is free and open to the public. MidPointeLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : December 7, 2:00PM
Olde West Chester

The Merchants of Olde West Chester host a free, family-friendly community event during the day beginning at 2 p.m. along Cincinnati Dayton Road. Holiday-inspired activities include photos with Santa, kids’ games and crafts, horse-and-wagon rides, food and beverage, and live music. A community tree lighting outside Township Hall caps off the evening around 8 p.m. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : December 10, 6:00PM
X-Quisite Cut-Z

Male role models of all types, including fathers, uncles, and grandfathers, are invited to bring their boys in grades 1-6 for a free haircut and reading time every second Tuesday of the month. This month, visit X-Quisite Cut-Z in West Chester at 6 p.m. on December 10 for this special event, coordinated by the Lakota School District. LakotaOnline.com

EVENT DATE : December 14, 4:00PM
Pop Revolution Gallery

The Ohio Art League Thumb Box show will be on display from December 12 to January 30 at Pop Revolution Gallery. The opening reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on December 14, showcasing diverse works of art from local Ohio artists. PopRevolutionGallery.com

EVENT DATE : December 15, 10:30AM
VOA MetroPark

On December 15, visit VOA MetroPark at 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a yummy brunch buffet, holiday crafts, jazz music, visit with Santa and entertainment by MADCAP Puppets as they perform The Great Space Caper. The cost for children ages 3-6 is $13.99 and older children and adult admission is $18.50 each. Space is limited. Reservations required. YourMetroParks.com

EVENT DATE : December 15, 1:00PM
Keehner Park

On December 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., bring the family for a trip back in time at Keehner Park. Pioneer Christmas is a 19th-century American Christmas party, with complimentary tastings of period foods. Santa will also be present for pictures. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : December 21, 9:00AM
Cincinnati Children's, Liberty Township

On Saturday, December 21 at 9 a.m., join other parents and guardians in learning strategies for being proactive in preventing online and video game addiction. This event is free and includes childcare and breakfast. CincinnatiChildrens.org

EVENT DATE : December 21, 2:00PM
Mulhauser Barn

The West Chester Farmers Market moves inside for select days during the winter months. Shop local on Saturday, December 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This winter market meets under the roof of the Muhlhauser Barn, but bundle up–this park rental facility is not heated. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : December 26, 1:30PM
MidPointe Library—West Chester

Create a new holiday tradition by giving the gift of life this holiday season. On December 26, give blood at the Community Room of the West Chester Branch of MidPointe Library. Appointments are available from 1:30-7:30 p.m. using sponsor ID #1479. DonorTime.com