Village Life Section :: Page 43

  • Kids wellness day at Children’s Center

    Organizing a kids wellness day at the Community Children's Center are chiropractor Erika Gushon, left, and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose with their kids Isaac Gushon and Izanna Speck. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local health practitioners Erika Grushon and Keri Speck have organized a kid’s wellness day on holistic health alternatives for children.

  • Tornado season is here: be prepared

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    Villagers should get prepared for tornado season by finding a safe space in their home.

  • Gardens, gardeners sprouting

    At the Bill Duncan Park neighborhood garden, Penny Adamson (left) and Emily Seibel prepared their garden bed, which last year produced five kinds of tomatoes, prolific green beans and other vegetables and flowers. Villagers can still sign up for a plot at one of four neighborhood gardens. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as a modest effort to start a community garden has mushroomed to four neighborhood gardens scattered around town — with more soon to sprout.

  • McKee group hosts schools conversation

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    This Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m. a community conversation on the local schools will take place at the Senior Center. The public is invited to the event, which is sponsored by the James A. McKee Association.

  • Nonstop examines Progressive arts in small towns

    Brian Holmes and Claire Pentecost present a program on their efforts to seek progressive arts organizations in small towns. They will visit Nonstop this Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Does being an arts town mean just producing art, or also encouraging the questioning of and critical thinking about the dominant culture that artists tend to provide?

  • Minister passionate about justice

    Joe Hinds was chosen as the First Presbyterian Church’s new part-time pastor in January. The church will welcome Hinds and celebrate its recent sanctuary renovations at a worship service on Sunday, March 27, at 10:30 a.m. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Now preaching from the pulpit of the First Presbyterian church, new pastor Joe Hinds has a Southern accent and a passion for social justice.

  • Council moves ahead with housing

    Villagers offered a robust show of community support for Village Council’s proposed affordable housing project at Council’s meeting Monday, March 21, when Council unanimously approved moving ahead with the first of three steps for the housing project.

  • Garden with your neighbors

    Al Schlueter spaded new beds last weekend at the Fair Acres neighborhood garden, where he has a plot. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Villagers can sign up to garden at one of four neighborhood garden plots around town — Bill Duncan Park, the Glass Farm, Fair Acres and Friends Care — where last year more than 50 families tilled and tended beds together.

  • James A. McKee Group to host affordable housing forum

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    The James A. McKee Group will host “A Community Conversation about Affordable Housing” on Sunday, March 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center Great Room (227 Xenia Avenue).

  • James A. McKee Group to host affordable housing forum

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    The James A. McKee Group will host “A Community Conversation about Affordable Housing” on Sunday, March 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center Great Room (227 Xenia Avenue).

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