Thursday, April 3 at 4:15 p.m. • Xenia Library
On the 40th anniversary of the Xenia Tornado of 1974, commemorate the victims and recognize the resiliency of our community. The City of Xenia, the Greene County Historical Society, and the library are conducting a commemoration ceremony on April 3rd at 4:15 p.m. The ceremony will take place
at the Tornado Memorial in front of Xenia City Hall in the first floor meeting room of the Xenia Library. A reception will immediately follow the event.
In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, stop in at the Xenia library during normal operating hours on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday to see a photo exhibit provided by the Greene County Historical Society. You can also preview the photo exhibit below.
Xenia Library Events
The community is hosting a variety of events related to the tornado, severe weather, and emergency preparedness.
Saturday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Presented by Doug Cope, XFD
Tuesday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Presented by Catherine Wilson, Greene County Historical Society
National Guard Relief Efforts in Xenia – CANCELED
Thursday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Presented by Bill Pierce, Ohio National Guard
Saturday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 25 at 6:00 p.m.
A shared experience from another Ohio city struck during the first major outbreak of the 21st century.
Presented by Rick McCoy, Van Wert EMA
Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Presented by Mary Kay Mabe, local historian
Saturday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Presented by Jamie Simpson, WHIO meteorologist
Thursday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Presented by Herman Menapace
Thursday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Xenians unite to assist adoptive families in Moore.
Presented by Debby Stephens