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Educational & Cultural Section

  • Library’s Bikemobile brings books on a bike

    Yellow Springs head librarian Connie Collett (left) and librarian Krista Lackey stand next to the Greene County Library System’s mobile bike library, which made its debut in the Yellow Springs 4th of July parade. The bike will appear at different events and places in Yellow Springs and Greene County over the summer, delivering books and helping people learn about the library. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Greene County Library System shows off its new pedal-powered bike library.

  • New programs at the Little Art— Fancy a weekday matinee?

    From left: Facilities Manager Brian Housh and owner Jenny Cowperthwaite pose in the lobby of the Little Art Theatre. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It’s a weekday afternoon, you have a few free hours, you want to see a movie. Wish the Little Art were open? Now it is.

  • Event teaches that ‘no is no’

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    Organizers of Consent 101, a workshop taking place Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Arts Council, believe that consent is a critical topic.

  • Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springs

    An authentic Japanese tea house, built by Japanese Professor Harold Wright and his students in the 1970s, once graced the Antioch campus. Photos of the tea house and grounds will be on display May 2–8 at the Foundry Theatre and Wright will give a talk about the project on May 4 as part of Ohayo Ohio, a Japanese symposium and cultural event. (Submitted photo by Harold Wright)

    Curiosity, hands-on exploration and a deeper appreciation for Japanese culture will be encouraged, and rewarded, at the upcoming Ohayo Ohio Japanese symposium and cultural event.

  • Kids invited to ‘Drum, Dance and Draw’ this weekend

    The Young People of Color Yellow Springs will host "Drum, Dance and Draw: A Celebration of Black Culture" this Saturday at Mills Lawn. (Photo from the365projectys.org)

    Villagers are invited to come out for “Drum, Dance and Draw: A Celebration of Black Culture” on Saturday, April 16, 2–5 p.m. in the Mills Lawn Gym. The event will feature West African drumming, dance instruction and cartooning for grades K–6.

  • Fire and spice for local preschool

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    Yankee Candle purchases this month will benefit the Yellow Springs Montessori Preschool.

  • International fellows stay in Yellow Springs

    Nadia Jalawi, left, of Malaysia, and Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia are young professionals visiting Yellow Springs for a month as part of a cultural and professional exchange sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the International City/County Management Association. While here, they will be helping Village government find ways to engage citizens with social media. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia is keen on learning about civic engagement in a municipal government. Nadia Jalawi of Malaysia is interested in how a municipality can include renewables in its energy portfolio, and hopes to take what she learns back to her country.

  • Correct dates for Mixed Mamas

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    The March 26 News printed incorrect dates for the upcoming performance and poetry workshop of the Mixed Mamas.

  • CMYS to present fundraiser screening

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs, or CMYS, will hold a social fundraising event in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Jan. 25, 4 p.m., at the Little Art Theatre. The event will feature a screening of the film “Music of the Heart” and a reception at the Winds Cafe.

  • Popular scientist Michio Kaku talks about possibilities of the future

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    Michio Kaku will give the Fred R. Leventhal Endowed Lecture at Wittenberg Thursday on how Science will revolutionize the future.

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