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Educational & Cultural Section

  • 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.

  • Library sends free books to kids

    Greene County Library Director Karl Colón and Youth Services Coordinator Kay Webster helped to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library locally last month. All children under five can sign up to receive a free book mailed to their home each month as part of the program. Some of the books being sent are in the foreground. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month.

  • Local history unearthed

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    The Yellow Springs Historical Society will present “Glen Forest Cemetery — Unearthed Local History” on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Senior Center great room.

  • Science and Cowboy Magician this week

    Michelle White of Crystal Clear Science and cowboy magician Mark Wood will be at the Yellow Springs Library this week.

    “Spellbound!” science today and “I Dig Reading” on Wednesday at the library for the kids.