Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Upcoming Events

Rural Action Events

Wednesday, November 7:
Trimble Township Community Forest Meeting at Sunday Creek Office, 7 pm; will discuss the trash pick-up and the land lab for Trimble High School.

Wednesday, November 7:
Preservation and Conservation Learning Circle Meeting, at Lyda Gunter’s house- for directions call Lyda at 767-4950

Monday, November 12:
Energy Learning Circle Meeting at the Ridges in Athens, 7pm

Thursday, November 15:
Rural Action Fundraiser Breakfast, 8 am-9 am, Athens Community Center

Thursday, November 15:
Arts and Cultural Heritage Learning Circle Meeting at ARTSWest, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, November 20:
Youth Learning Circle Meeting at Christ Lutheran Church, on Mill Street, 5:30

Wednesday, November 28:
Sunday Creek Public Meeting, 6:30, Carlin Emanuel with Nature Conservancy will speak.

Community Events

Wednesday, November 7:
Bridgebuilders Meeting, 5:30 pm, Trimble High School. We will discuss the recent Bridgebuilders Slogan Contest and various upcoming events that Bridgebuilders will be participating in.

Wednesday, November 7:
Environmental Justice in Southeast Ohio, 7-10 pm, Baker Center Theater. Two films will be shown: Eramet Marietta Neighbors Speak Out (25 min, Eramet Marietta Manganese Refinery) and For My Working Life (55 min, Piketon Uranium Enrichment Plant). Dr. Michele Morrone will briefly discuss her paper: "Environmental Justice and Health Disparities in Appalachian Ohio"

Sunday, November 11 – Thursday, November 15:
Athens Holiday Tree Festival: The Dairy Barn Arts Center and the Athens County 4-H are co-sponsoring the Athens Holiday Tree Festival, a community festival of trees and gala auction. Proceeds from the event will sustain the Athens County 4-H Endowment, which provides scholarships and financial aid to 4-H members and advisors. The Tree Festival will take place from 12pm – 8pm daily, from Sunday, November 11, through Thursday, November 15, at The Dairy Barn Arts Center. There will be entertainment from local arts groups, a model train display, and a visit from Santa (Sunday, 1-3pm). The event will culminate in a gala auction beginning at 6pm, Thursday, November 15. Items for auction will include hand-decorated trees, wreaths, and centerpieces, as well as other items. Auction services are sponsored by Shamrock Auction Service, Pat Sheridan Auctioneer. Come support the Athens County 4-H while enjoying a community tradition. For more information and a complete schedule of events, contact Penne Smith at 740-593-8555, or visit

Tuesday, October 23 - November 21:
Folk Architecture: Churches of Central Ohio
Monday-Thursday, 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m, Ohio University Southern Art Gallery
Larry Hamel-Lambert and Tim Anderson Description, an exhibit of photographs by visiting artists Larry Hamel-Lambert and Tim Anderson, will open at the Ohio University Southern Art Gallery this Tuesday, October 23. A guest lecture and presentation will be held in the Spriggs Auditorium from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and an opening reception featuring the artists will be held from 7:00-8:00 p.m. that same evening. The exhibit will run through Wednesday, November 21.
The gallery is located on the first floor of the Dingus Technology Center on the Ohio University Southern campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

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