Did you know that if your bird nest box entry hole is larger than 1-1/4″ you may be attracting invasive birds that are deadly to Bluebirds? Don’t waste money on decorative bird houses that may be more detrimental than helpful! The Ohio Bluebird Society will prepare you for the upcoming nesting season with strategies that include how to properly build or buy & install nesting boxes & structures, how to monitor them & troubleshoot for best conservation practices. All ages. Free, donations welcome. Trailside Museum.
The Coretta Scott King Center at Antioch College announces its inaugural social justice symposium, Explorations in Social Justice, to be held Friday, November 17, 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The symposium will cover issues and topics including the intersection of faith and justice, environmental justice, Social Justice 101, liberation theology, and social justice in the curriculum.
Keynote speakers include the Rev. Traci Blackmon, Executive Minister for Justice & Witness for the United Church of Christ, and Majora Carter, leading urban revitalization strategy consultant.
The symposium is open to the public and will be held at the Wellness Center at Antioch College, 240 East South College Street in Yellow Springs. The $50 registration includes admission to keynote speakers, panel discussions, and workshop sessions.
For information and registration visit: cskc.antiochcollege.edu.
Every Second Saturday of the month there is public figure drawing session with a $5 model feel at the DSA, 9:30 AM- Noon. Drawing instruction for beginners is available for an additional $30 with artist Colleen Kelsey.
Would you like to learn how to generate more publicity for your accomplishments, art workshops, exhibitions or art events? Learning how to write a press release is the first step. Those attending will receive a Dayton based press list.
*Open to the Dayton visual and performing artists. There is no fee for the workshop. Donations are appreciated and support future DSA programming.
Stressed? Seeking some peace of mind? Aren’t we all! It’s not as complicated as we tend to imagine. Self care, through movement and meditation, can dramatically improve our ability to cope with an increasingly stressful world.
Lots of folks are unaware that we have a wonderful resource nestled right here in the Miami Valley! The Natural Path Meditation Center, a non-denominational center that teaches a heart-based form of meditation called Heartfulness, is located in Beavercreek, conveniently close to both Fairfield and I-35 (directions below).
This weekend the Center is hosting their 2nd Annual HeartFest event. It’s a FREE & fun wellness festival, with workshops and vendors for all ages! Organizers hope that by offering tools for self care and inner peace, people will be able to live a more balanced life. How wonderful would that be for our community?
Curious about meditation, yoga, and wellness? Looking for ways to cope with stress? Seeking inner peace? Something to do with the kids? All of the above? Then this is sure to be a wonderful day you won’t want to miss!
- Heartfulness Meditation sessions all day
- Kids Tent with Activities for all ages
- Variety of Wellness Speakers & Vendors
- Movement Tent offering yoga, qigong, & Melt classes + Music!
- Food Trucks (Shakery Juice Bar, Harvest Mobile Cuisine, and Bella Sorella Pizza!)
- For the full schedule of events, click here.
How to go?
- 10am – 5pm on Saturday August 19, 2017.
- Free admission!
- Parking at St. Luke’s Parking Lot. For directions click here.