Greene County News
Volunteer at Glen Helen
YELLOW SPRINGS — Volunteers at Glen Helen wear a variety of hats such as leading hikes and programs, in addition to helping with mailings, staffing events and operating the Nature Shop, as well as preserving and protecting the trails. Interested individuals should contact [email protected] A volunteer orientation will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21.
Paint with Purpose: Cardinals
YELLOW SPRINGS — Professionals from Sip and Dipity Paint Bar will guide participants through painting cardinals. Participants are encouraged to bring friends and their favorite wine. Costs $40 to attend, benefiting the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. Purchase tickets at sipanddippity.com. It takes place 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Glen Helen Auditorium. Reigster by visiting sipanddippity.com.
FAIRBORN — See your favorite WWE Sperstars inculding AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, Becky Lynch, and many more at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan 21 at Wright State Nutter Center. Tickets start at $18. Purchase tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Robots Among Us
DAYTON — Learn about the exciting field of robotics during Family Day 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at the National Museum of the US Air Force.
Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration stations, located throughout the museum’s galleries, teach fun aerospace principles, such as the role of robotics in the Air Force, examples of robotic toys, working robotics and more. For more information visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.
Winter Brewster and Spirits
DAYTON — Come see what Dayton’s local breweries and distilleries have to offer at the Schuster Center, 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Tickets include a sampling glass and 10 tastes. Purchase tickets at www.my.ticketcenterstage.com.
Mid-Winter Bird Hike
YELLOW SPRINGS — Join a one-mile hike through Glen Helen to observe mixed flocks of resident and winter birds. All ages are welcome. Participation costs $5 for non-Glen Helen members; free for members. It is scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, meeting at the Trailside Museum. Participants will meet at the Trailside Museum 9-1.
Do your Moo
YELLOW SPRINGS — Start practicing your MOOs now! Visit Young’s Jersey Dairy Jan. 30-Feb. 5 and show your best MOO. A good MOO will rewarded with Young’s Famous Homemade Ice Cream.
Give a great MOO at the Dairy Store, and you’ll earn a one dip upgrade for your dessert. MOO at The Golden Jersey Inn, and we’ll add a FREE one dip sundae to finish your meal.
Staff will be the judge and looking for loudness, but we are listening for creativity, tonal ability, and heartfelt MOOs. Limit one MOO per person per day. Not valid with any other offer.
Field Trip to local lakes
BEAVERCREEK — Join Greene County Parks & Trails on a local field trip to area lakes to view the birds that are beginning their journey north from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. Many of these birds are only seen in Ohio during migration. Participants will be visiting Cowan Lake in Clinton County and Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County with staff naturalists.
Cost is $25 per Greene County resident; $30, non-resident with pre-registration required by Feb. 8. For more information, call Greene County Parks & Trails at 93-562-6440, visit www.gcparkstrails.com, or email [email protected]
YELLOW SPRINGS — The importance of soil quality to human health and climate cooling will be the focus of a Healthy Soil Symposium Tuesday, Feb 24-25, in room #113 of McGregor Hall on the Antioch College campus. The symposium will include presentations by area farmers, extension agents, researchers, gardeners, academics and climate activists. A full schedule and registration is available online at www.communitysolution.org. For more information, call 937-767-2161.
The Time Jumpers coming to Clark State
SPRINGFIELD — The Time Jumpers, along with country music artist Vince Gill, will offer a live performance in the coming months. Tickets for The Time Jumpers will go on sale Friday, Feb. 17, ranging in price from $30 to $75 and will be available at the Clark State Performing Arts Center Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com. The show begins 7 p.m. Sunday, April 30 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue.
DAYTON — Victoria Theatre Association announced that individual tickets for the Dayton presentation of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage are available now.
Tickets are available at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, or by calling 937-228-3630, toll-free at 888-228-3630 or by visiting www.ticketcenterstage.com. The staged production of the worldwide smash-hit film with live music will play the Schuster Center March 14-19. For more information, please visit www.us.dirtydancingontour.com/.
Greene County News staff report compiled by Natalie Jones and Emily Day.