Yellow Springs Community Band Presents ‘Music from the North’

The Yellow Springs Community Band, James Johnston conductor


Music from the North – saluting the end of winter with music from northern countries, including Haydn Wood’s Manx Overture, medleys from Scotland, Scandinavia and Canada, and a few cool American pieces.


Friday, March 23, 2018

7:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Avenue


Donations at the door benefit YS Community Music

What’s Great In Dayton: March 23 – 29, 2018

The Dayton International Peace Museum's Bizarre Bazaar is on Saturday from 9am to 5pm in Holbrooke Hall which is just behind the Dayton International Peace Museum. $50. Baked items also available. At the Woodland Cemetery is a story of a Tennessee slave who was freed in 1864 and settled in Dayton where he spent the next 40 years of his life. His now infamous reply was in response to a request from his former master to return to the Tennessee farm after the Civil War. A lecture about this weaves together an inspiring tale of a man and his family as they emerge from bondage and thrive in freedom. This is on Saturday at 4pm. Masterworks III: Misha Dichter. An all-American program featuring one of the nation's foremost pianists will sample melodies of both Gershwin and Yellow Springs native Drew Hemenger. They also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein. This is on Saturday, 7:30pm, at Clark State Performing Arts Center in Springfield. A

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time will be held at Yellow Springs Community Library on Fri., Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Join Ms. Janet for fun with stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft.

Early Spring cleaning and enjoyment at the Glen

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the first weekend of spring, Glen Helen Nature Preserve has a few outdoor activities planned. Volunteers can act as Guardians of the Glen on Saturday, March 24, by helping to clean the preserve of litter, remove graffiti, and repair the trail. All ages are welcome. The event starts at 1 p.m. and registration is open on Glen Helen’s website. 

Also on Saturday is the Early Spring Bird Hike, hosted by Glen Helen director, Nick Boutis. The hike begins at 9 A.M. and is free for members, but $5 per ticket for visitors. Tickets are available on Glen Helen’s website. 

On Sunday, March 25 a volunteer naturalist will lead the Wildflower Hike, an early chance to see and learn about the emerging springtime plants and flowers. The Wildflower Hike starts at 1 P.M. and donations are accepted. 

More opportunities to be a Guardian of the Glen will come, as Glen Helen is scheduled to host the event every Saturday at 1 P.M. from now until June. More information, registration, and tickets for events are available at

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Massage and the Effects it Has on Your Body

Massage and the Effects It Has on Your Body for ages 18+ will be held at Yellow Springs Community Library on Thu., Mar. 22, from 6-8 p.m. Knot Your Average Massage Studio (located in Bellbrook) will be providing an educational class on the benefits of massage, and the overall well-being it provides for your body. Learn the difference between relaxation and therapeutic massage, along with a few self-help techniques.

For a complete schedule of activities, stop by your local library or log on to the library website at

Discolored water Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Residents may experience discolored water on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Village crews will be training on the new valve exercise machine, as well as performing flow tests for new construction at both the Miami Township Fire & Rescue site on Xenia Avenue and the Cresco Labs Ohio site on Dayton Street. These activities will cause widespread instances of discolored water throughout the Village. Residents are encouraged to plan ahead for this event. Bottled water for drinking and cooking will be available at the Yellow Springs Police Department Dispatch window during this event. Please contact the Village offices should you have any questions.

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