Weekly Update of Community Events, News, Workshops, Arts & Culture, Local Foods, Quotes, and More!

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Selected Highlights in this week’s BRIEF Community Update!
See the Learn section Wondering how the heck humans can transition successfully to a sustainable future?  Don’t miss The Third Industrial Revolution documentary on Sunday in Grandview. Jeremy Rifkin’s work is guaranteed to inspire you! ~ It’s your last chance to sign up for the Field Trip to Mechanicsburg and learn how innovative companies are revitalizing the local community. ~ Blue Rock Station workshops include Tiny House Project Workdays and Annie Warmke’s famousCheesemaking 101 class. ~  More learning opportunities with SLSU coming soon after we update that section of our website (sorry for any inconvenience while it has been unavailable.)
Read more details in the Learn section

See the News section for our Short Takes – Link to logistics if you are going to theArts Festival. ~ Join the 161 Litter Task Force. ~  Passion for herbs? Lily Kunning can train you to be an herbalist!  ~  Nominations are open for Social Enterprise of the Year. ~ Save the date for the Ohio Community Rights Network’s Campaign on Sept 29. ~ Check out Yay Bikes’ Simple Living tour that includes a stop at Simply Living’s new office! ~ You are invited to a culinary event hosted by the Crest Gastropub to benefit the South Sides Church for All People.
Read more details in the News section

See the Community section for the Free Press Second Saturday Salon where they are planning an outdoor salon with Mexican food. ~ The  Care & Share Time Bank potluck on June 17 will feature “fun and games.” New Time Bank members can attend an Orientation next Wednesday. ~ Columbus Underground’s Mega Weekend is packed as usual. 
Read more in the Community section

See the Arts & Culture section for Pat Marida’s annual listing of FREE Outdoor Concerts in the Columbus area. ~ Grassahol will play tonight at Byrne’s Pub andThe Castros will be at Java Central Saturday night. ~ The FFN show offers improv comedy this weekend and Westival is lighting up Westerville. ~ Nita Sweeney’s poetry and literary calendar has been updated with June readings and events. Read more in the Arts & Culture section

SEE the Local Foods section for events at the Worthington and Clintonville farmers markets and the new Linden Farmers Market will launch July 1st. Clintonville has a nice list of 10 reasons we benefit from eating local. .~ Find links to two events Sunday: the CommuniTEA Field Day and the Fox Hollow Open Farm day in Fredickstown.  ~ We continue to list a big chunk of local farmers markets – share it with friends and be grateful to Columbus Underground for compiling it every year.
Read more in the Local Foods section

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