Simply Living’s Weekly Update of Community News, Events, & Resources

Friday, April 6, 2018

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Selected Highlights in this week’s Community Update!

See the Learn section and see the review of FOOD FOR CHANGE: The Story of Cooperation in America. The panel will include co-op leaders from Pattycake Bakery and Bexley Natural Market. Is Beekeeping for you? Stratford has what you need. Learn to make natural incense at the Preserve on Calumet. NOW is the time to sign up for the Simply Living Team and have some fun starting this week in the new Drawdown EcoChallenge. It will inspire you to sign up for the Simply Living Book Club!
Read more details in the Learn section

See the News section for lots of Short Takes – a recipe, a local zine, Taste of Cville, Earth Day worksites, and Cville bands in Galena’s awesome Troubadour Farm on May 12.  The Move To Amend statewide conference is TOMORROW and Mary Jo Kilroy will keynote! How Can One Person Fight Climate Change? See my article in the Free Press April edition. What’s Bioblitz?  Find out at Highbanks and become a citizen scientist. Experience Shado Spring’s workshop on Building Community, Hope, and Spiritual Practice in Challenging Times. Highly recommended! Thanks to Don Brewer for bringing her to Columbus! Finally, it’s PreCycle Day in Worthington on April 28. Start one in your neighborhood!
Read more details in the News section

See the Community section for Columbus Underground’s Mega Weekend! Hey,Karyn Deibel is selling her Fuji Crosstown Bicycle… The Care & Share Time Bank program features activists from the People’s Justice Project on Sunday April 15. Are you listening to WGRN radio yet? If not, punch in the preset for 104.1 and start listening to some of the very best content in Cbus or anywhere. You can listen online too!
Read more in the Community section

See the Arts & Culture section for local entertainment events!  Check out Paula Lambert’s un-a-PAULA-getic exhibit starting tomorrow at the Jung Haus gallery. The 50-year revival of HAIR starts this weekend at the Short North Stage. Terry Hermsen, poet and professor of environmental literature at Otterbein, will read at the Poetry Forum on Monday. Nita Sweeney’s poetry calendar lists upcoming April readings. Catch String Theory on Saturday at Java Central. Rita Carnevale facilitates another Trance Dance.  Get the latest updates on the Central Ohio Folk Festival at Highbanks Metro Park May 5-6.
Read more in the Arts & Culture section

SEE the Local Foods section and plan to attend one of the numerous cooking classes offered by Local Matters in April. Stratford Ecological Center is offeringBorn to Graze, a day of Llama and Sheep Shearing. Bring the kids. Stratford’s Book Talk this month is about pollinators and their habitat. Ray Leard’s Compost Exchange will be at the Worthington Farmers Market.
Read more in the Local Foods section

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