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  • Holiday happenings in Yellow Springs

    Outside Asanda Imports on Thanksgiving weekend, Santa’s Elves performed as a crowd of adults and children gathered for the annual tree lighting. When the elves are not performing or helping Santa, they go by the names Morgan Wheeler, Emory Schweitzer, Dylan Koepp, and Layne Burner and are students at Tecumseh High School. They will perform again when Santa comes to the Glen Helen building on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The village is gearing up for a weekend of winter wonder with several events planned in celebration of the season.

  • School Forest gives up just three trees this year

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    Yellow Springs High School School Forest group held its annual Christmas tree sale over the weekend. Due to a poor growth year, just three trees were sold, but fun was had by all.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

  • Events focus on those with disabilities

    The documentary film "Shooting Beauty," from which the above still was taken, will be shown this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre. The film follows a photographer as she discovers a new world at a center for those with mental and physical disabilities.

    A series of events will take place this Saturday, Dec. 7, to increase awareness of those with mental or physical disabilities. A documentary on the topic will be shown at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

  • 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.

  • Yellow Springs News 2013 Holiday in the Village

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    Find out what’s happening around town today and this holiday season with the calendar listings in this Yellow Springs News special publication.

  • Community Thanksgiving for all

    Eva Paige was one of more than 200 villagers, past and present, who enjoyed last year's community Thanksgiving dinner.

    The annual Yellow Springs Thanksgiving dinner takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Mental health gathering

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    Two peer-led support groups for mental health have begun meeting. A group for those with mental illness is held each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m.

  • Help prepare for Thanksgiving dinner

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    With Thanksgiving just about a week away, Yellow Springs is gearing up for its annual community Thanksgiving potluck dinner. The community meal is sponsored and planned by the Interspiritual Council, and a final planning meeting before the big day will be held Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. in the lounge of the First Presbyterian Church.

  • A local introduction to the “Fourth Way”

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    Several local practitioners will present an introduction to the teachings of Armenian spiritual philosopher George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff this week at the library.

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