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Village Life Section :: Page 2

  • 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.

  • Get ready for spring clean-up week

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    The annual village spring clean-up week, during which large or hazardous items may be disposed of, will be held Monday–Friday, May 9–13.

  • Community Solutions and YS Resilience Network Host Renewable Energy Month

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    Community Solutions and the Yellow Springs Resilience Network will continue their monthly series of speakers and events in April with programming exploring the ways in which renewable energy technology can be implemented in the community and the home.

  • TLT to host plant swap

    Dicentra cucullaria, or "Dutchman's Breeches," in bloom. (Photo by Biosthmors (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

    Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, will host a Native Perennial Plant Swap on Saturday, April 23, as part of Green(e) Fest, a weekend-long Earth Day celebration at Glen Helen Nature Preserve.

  • Artist family makes it work in Yellow Springs

    Artist Anna Burke and musician Ryan Stinson, with their daughter, Presley, 18 months, on a recent evening at the laundromat on Dayton Street. Burke and Stinson each moved to Yellow Springs in 2012 from nearby communities. They met here and have begun to build a life in the village, loving the community and navigating the challenges of housing, employment, parenthood and pursuing their art. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Anna Burke, her husband, Ryan Stinson, and their daughter, Presley, are a young family whose appreciation for Yellow Springs has evolved over their four years in the village.

  • Gifts of the Glen – A Spring Essay

    Stark white Hepatica peer out from the green stone crevasses.

    Images and words from recent traipses in the Glen.

  • A taste for travel sparks new job

    Villager and retired nonprofit director Toni Dosik recently launched a new business, Perfectly Planned Travel, offering customized vacations for villagers to Great Britain, France and Portugal. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A taste for travel struck early for Antonia “Toni” Dosik, who points to a trip to Europe with her mother and sister when she was 13 as opening a door on the possibilities of the world.

  • HRC focus on women’s safety

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    If a woman’s instinct says she’s unsafe in a situation, she should trust that feeling, according to two public safety experts at last Thursday’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC, meeting.

  • Senate candidate Prather to speak at Antioch College

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    Kelli Prather, candidate for U.S. Senate, will speak at Antioch College on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in the Cinema Room of the Arts and Sciences Building

  • Finding room to write, and grow in Yellow Springs

    Poets Christopher DeWeese and Heather Christle moved to the village in 2013 after DeWeese accepted a teaching job at Wright State. Here, they play with their daughter, Harriet, who was born in Yellow Springs in 2014 and is already a regular at the Emporium, Sunrise Café and the public library. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    WHY YS? This is the fourth article in an occasional series looking at why people choose to live in Yellow Springs.