Tuesday, August 31, 2010

YSSC Has Lost a Treasured Member


Aunt of recently-retired director Rodney Bean and dedicated YSSC member Ruth Bean has passed away after an extraordinary life.

Obituary for Ruth Bean

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Baptist Senior Luncheon

The First Baptist Church is having their annual Senior Luncheon on September 11, 2010, at 12 noon. If people wish to attend or need a ride, please call the Senior Center (767-5751).

New Regular Time for Aerobics

The Saturday morning Aerobics session has been moved from 10:15 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.

Events & Activities August 29 - September 4

The list of regular activities is shown in the left column of the Senior Center website's "Schedule Page".

Activities not sponsored by the Senior Center, but which may be of interest to our members, are shown in blue italics.

Sunday, August 29
10:00 a.m. Until 1:00 p.m., Yoga Springs Studio
Baby Boomer's Yoga
5:00 p.m. Until 8:00 p.m., Carillon Park
WYSO Summer Concert

Monday, August 30
*** Gentle Yoga postponed ***

Wednesday, September 1
1:30 p.m.
Board Meeting


Thursday, September 2
1:00 p.m. (also on September 9, 16, 23 and 30)
“Go” strategy board game


Friday, September 3
1:00 p.m.
Mahjong (also on September 10, 17 and 24)

1:00 p.m., Yellow Springs Community Library
Knitting Circle
7:00 until 9:00 p.m., 314 Xenia Avenue
First Presbyterian Church 150th Anniversary
7:30 p.m., Clifton Opera House
Kentucky Memories Old Time String Band

Saturday, September 4
9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. (new regular time)
Aerobics
6:00 until 9:00 p.m., The Asian Collection, 309 Xenia Avenue
Tea in the Garden
7:30 p.m., Clifton Opera House
Swing Shift: Music of the 30's and 40's





Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Personnel changes at YSSC

A new Executive Director has been selected:

http://ysnews.com/news/2010/08/scott-named-new-senior-center-director

And there's been a replacement of a board member — Carol Gasho will replace Roger Cranos.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Events & Activities August 22 - 28

The list of regular activities is shown in the left column of the Senior Center website's "Schedule Page".

Activities not sponsored by the Senior Center, but which may be of interest to our members, are shown in blue italics.

Sunday, August 22
1:00 p.m., Trailside Museum
Wildflower Hike
3:00 until 6:00 p.m., Brandeberry Winery
Chamber Music Yellow Springs Lawn Party Fun(d) Raiser

Tuesday, August 24
*** Sign-up deadline for August 26 Dayton Art Institute outing ***
9:00 a.m. departure from Bryan Center parking lot
Morning shopping trip
7:00 p.m., Nonstop Institute
Ingrid Sinclair's film "Flame" (Zimbabwe, 1996)

Wednesday, August 25
11:00 a.m.
Free hearing aid help

Thursday, August 26
10:30 a.m. departure from Bryan Center parking lot
Outing to the Dayton Art Institute exhibit: Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
7:00 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Talk by Dan La Botz, Socialist candidate for Senate: "A New America — and How to Get There"

Friday, August 27
11:45 a.m., Friends Care
80+ Birthday Luncheon

Saturday, August 28
11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Bryan Center parking lot (rain date August 29)
Hot Rod Car Show Annual Appeal benefit
6:30 until 9:30 p.m., Brandeberry Winery
Acoustic guitarist Jim Rose
7:30 p.m., Clifton Opera House
Shakertown Stompers

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Events & Activities August 15 - 21

The list of regular activities is shown in the left column of the Senior Center website's "Schedule Page".

Activities not sponsored by the Senior Center, but which may be of interest to our members, are shown in blue italics.



Sunday, August 15
*** Newsletter submission deadline ***

Monday, August 16
6:30 p.m., Yellow Springs Community Library
Book Discussion Group
7:00 p.m., Nonstop Institute, 305 N. Walnut St.
Cuban Film at Nonstop: Tomas Gutierrez-Alea's "Memories of Underdevelopment" (1968)

Tuesday, August 17
1:30 until 3:00 p.m., Fairborn Senior Center
GCCOA Membership Meeting
5:00 p.m. departure from Bryan Center parking lot
“Dinner Bunch” outing to Jay's Seafood Restaurant in Dayton

Thursday, August 19
Noon
August Potluck with introduction to new Superintendent of Schools Mario Basora and his wife Alice
6:00 p.m., Yellow Springs Community Library
Music in the Library: Harmony Islanders traditional Hawaiian music with hula dancing by Leilani.
7:00 p.m. The Charlie Brown Exceptional Patient Support Group of Yellow Springs

Friday, August 20
*** Sign-up deadline for August 24 morning shopping trip ***
11:00 a.m.
Poetry Reading
6:-00 until 9:00 p.m., YSAC Gallery, Xenia Avenue
Opening reception for "People, Places & Things" exhibit
6:00 p.m., Antioch Area Theatre (continues Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22)
Faux-Real Theatre: OEDIPUS REX

Saturday, August 21
8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Mills Lawn
30th Annual Book Fair
5:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Community-Wide Block Party (sponsored by the Yellow Springs Human Relations Commission)
6:00 until 9:00 p.m., Brandeberry Winery
Full Circle classic rock
7:30 p.m., Clifton Opera House
Impossibles polka and county

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Xenia Old-Fashioned Days Cancelled

Dwindling numbers of sponsors and vendors convince the organizers of Xenia Old-Fashioned Days that it would not be fiscally responsible to go ahead with the celebration.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Events & Activities August 8 - 14

The list of regular activities is shown in the left column of the Senior Center website's "Schedule Page".

Activities not sponsored by the Senior Center, but which may be of interest to our members, are shown in blue italics.


Sunday, August 8
2:00 until 4:00 p.m., Friends Care Community
Annual Ice Cream Social

Monday, August 9
7:30 until 9:00 p.m., Glen Helen Building
Public Evening Talk: "Home-Scale Ecological Production" with David Jacke, presented by the Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association

Tuesday, August 10
6:00 p.m., Yellow Springs Community Library
“Preserving the Harvest” talk by OSU Extension Home Economics specialist Jean deBrosse with the latest information on home canning, drying and freezing

Wednesday, August 11
*** Sign-up deadline for August 13 Dodds Monument tour ***
11:00 a.m.
Activities Advisory Committee
2:00 p.m.
Free Movie Day: John Lithgow in Don Quixote
7:30 until 9:00 p.m., Glen Helen Building
Public Evening Talk: "Soil Ecology and Self-Renewing Fertility" with David Jacke, presented by the Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association

Thursday, August 12
7:30, Herndon Gallery
Civil Rights Cinema at Antioch College: Professor Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Friday, August 13
*** Sign-up deadline for August 17 dinner outing to Jay's ***
10:30 a.m. departure from Bryan Center parking lot
Tour of Dodds Monuments company in Xenia
6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Yellow Springs Corner Cone
Tunes at the Cone: Bettina Solas
6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Antioch College (and nightly through August 19)
"Making Theatre Anywhere" Workshop by the Faux-Real Theatre Company

Saturday, August 14
10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mills Lawn
Art on the Lawn
Noon and 4:00 p.m., Yellow Springs Corner Cone (rain date Sunday, August 15)
Soft Serve Play House 10 Minute Play Festival: Compact Theater for the Easily Distracted
*** 1:00 until 2:30 p.m.
Meet the three candidate finalists for the Position of YSSC Executive Director ***
6:30 until 9:30 p.m., Brandeberry Winery
The Punch & Judy Duo classic & folk rock
7:30 p.m, Clifton Opera House
Sax Appeal