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Village Life Section :: Page 31

  • From ‘the last frontier’ to Ohio

    The Oberg family, from left, Eric, Cole, Kelley and Sage (plus 17-year-old dog, Larsen), moved to Yellow Springs in 2014 seeking an open and tolerant community. Intrepid adventurers, Eric, born and raised in Alaska, and Kelley, who lived there for many years, are “homesteading” on a small scale at their Fair Acres residence, including by planting the gardens pictured here. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Before moving to Yellow Springs, Eric and Kelley Oberg had never owned a home with a doorbell.

  • Grandson’s heart-breaking question inspires a new book

    Villager Julia Davis, former Yelliow Springs High School history teacher, recently published her new book, “I Like My Brown Skin Because... Celebrating the Heritage of African American Children.” (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    What began as a letter written to her 4-year-old grandson while he napped has become a 142-page, 12-chapter, hard-cover book earning praise from prestigious review boards and lay readers alike for its author, villager Julia Davis.

  • Donate blood at Bryan Center

    A first-time donor smiles after giving blood last year. The blood drive will be held again at the Bryan Center on Thursday, June 23. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    A blood drive will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2–6 p.m. in the Bryan Center gym. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at http://www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

  • Goslings at Antioch Midwest

    Drivers, take care! A goose and her goslings have been observed crossing the Dayton–Yellow Springs Road near Antioch Midwest.

  • Community Salon happening tonight

    Community Solutions is hosting a Community Salon tonight, June 9, at 7 p.m., to explore the origins and nature of human cooperation. All villagers are invited to attend to share observations on the topic.

  • 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.

  • At 83, she’s no longer invisible

    Two years ago Joan Champie left her home of 30 years in Texas and moved to Yellow Springs, knowing only one person in the village. She says she’s glad she made the move. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    For her 60th birthday, Joan Champie jumped out of a plane. “I grinned all the way down,” she said of her first tandem parachute jump.

  • Cascading Leaves – A sea of green

    The swimming green leaves of late spring provide an oeuvre of color.

  • Cutting Bee to kick off annual Strawberry Festival

    The annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11, and will be kicked off with a Cutting Bee on Thursday, June 9.

    The annual Strawberry Festival will return this year on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11, at the First Presbyterian Church. Volunteers are needed to help prepare strawberries at a Cutting Bee on Thursday, June 9.

  • Senior Center presents third annual flash mob

    The Senior Center presented its third annual flash mob on Wednesday, May 25. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Wednesday, May 26, the YS Senior Center presented its third annual flash mob performance in recognition of National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Click for photos and video of the event.

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