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Parks & Recreation Section

  • Celebrate the Fourth in the village

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July parade starts Saturday, July 4, at 3 p.m. at Friend’s Care Center, with the evening fireworks later that night at 9:30 p.m.

  • Village using pesticide alternatives

    Jason Hamby, right, superintendent of streets, sewers and parks, looked on as his crew member Kent Harding recently tested a new, all-natural, vinegar-based spray to kill weeds without the use of synthetic chemicals at the public works headquarters at Sutton Farm. The Village is exploring alternative methods and products to conventional herbicides on public property this summer while a new pesticide policy is developed. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Warning signs pop up on local lawns each spring as local residents contract with companies to treat their lawns with chemical pesticides and fertilizers for the season.

  • First phase of Skate Park renovations to be unveiled

    The YS Skate Park will complete its first phase of renovations on May 30, to be unveiled at Skate Fest on June 13, during Street Fair. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On Saturday, June 13, noon–5 p.m., during Street Fair, the Village of Yellow Springs will unveil its first phase of upgrades to the Skate Park at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Local Boy Scouts host epic Pinewood Derby

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    More than 25 kids raced their homemade cars in the Yellow Springs Cub Scout Pack’s inaugural Pinewood Derby.

  • Fireworks set for this Saturday

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

  • Swimming pool opens Friday

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    The Gaunt Park pool will open on Friday, June 21, at its regular time after water samples taken after an overuse of herbicides in the pool area came back with no evidence of contamination.

  • Pool temporarily closed

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    On June 12, 2013, the Village staff applied an herbicide to the clover in the grassy area around the pool, forcing closure.

  • Glen’s spring bird count flushes out diverse range of singers

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    Check out the results of the Glen’s latest bird count by species.

  • Commune with nature without harming it, or yourself

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    The Glen will host a Leave No Trace wilderness training day at the end of the month. Registration deadline is this Sunday.

  • Fireworks on the Fourth

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    Click here for more photos from the July 4 fireworks display.

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