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Wetland association meeting

BEAVERCREEK — The Beaver Creek Wetland Association annual meeting will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Bergamo Center, 4400 Shakertown Road.

Ohio naturalist, Timothy Snyder, who will present “What Do You Mean That Wasn’t A Prairie?’ Mapping the Pre-settlement Vegetation Patterns of a State Nature Preserve.” He will discuss the creation of large-scale vegetation maps by using research into original land survey records, soil surveys, geological maps and historical accounts.

Restorationist, Dr. Don Geiger, will lead a hike at 6:15 the prairie and forest surrounding the meeting site. Light refreshments will be served prior to the meeting.

Cultural connections

BEAVERCREEK — Cultural Connections is a group being organized to bring more arts to the Beavercreek community and to address artistic interests of our citizens. It is an effort to bring together the talented individuals in the areas of performing, visual and literary arts and to allow them an opportunity to display their talent in Beavercreek.

Anyone interested in promoting the arts in Beavercreek is invited to come to the first organizational/brainstorming session in May. Beavercreek Park Board member Sandy Focht can be emailed at [email protected] to share thoughts, ideas or questions concerning Cultural Connections.

Jedi training

BEAVERCREEK — Caregivers and their children ages 3-12 years old are invited to register for Jedi Training. Youngsters will make a light saber and learn how to use the force as we battle the Empire. Participants will hone their skills with an intergalactic obstacle course and Jedi games. The training ends with a treat and beverage.

Jedi Training is scheduled at C. I. Beaver Hall, 3696 Highmont Street at 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 3-6) or 7-8 p.m. (ages 7-12) on Tuesday, May 16. Fee is $12 resident and $17 non-resident.Pre-registration is required.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at 937-427-5514 or email [email protected] with any questions.

Historical Society open house

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Historical Society is holding its second annual open house at its headquarters 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at 1981 Dayton Xenia Road.

Visitors are welcome to see the collection of many Beavercreek-related display items and its growing archival collection including a full set of all copies ever printed of the Beavercreek Daily News. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

Senior Center day trips

BEAVERCREEK — The travel club at the Center has set up two trips and the good news is you don’t have to be a member of the Center to participate.

The first trip is a day in the wilds on Wednesday, June 21. Departing the Beavercreek Center on a deluxe coach at 8:30 a.m. and returning around 7:30 p.m. Cost is $86 per person which includes taxes and driver gratuity.

The second trip is to a Cincinnati Reds Game on Wednesday, July 19 with an early dinner at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse. After dinner you will enjoy field level seats that are conveniently located as you enter on the main level. We depart the Center at 3 p.m. and return around 11 p.m. Cost is $109 per person and includes deluxe coach transportation, dinner, game tickets and driver gratuity.

For more information or to book, call the Beavercreek Senior Center at 937-426-6166. Payment due at sign-up for all trips.

Perennial trade day rescheduled

BEAVERCREEK — The perennial trade day has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 13 at the Rotary Park Shelter. A preview will start at 9:30 a.m.

Every trader should bring at least 10 potted plants to swap for others. Pots can include egg cartons, milk cartons, store pots, or whatever you have available. Make a trade!

Public education issues

BEAVERCREEK — Join the Beavercreek School Superintendent, School Board President, and others at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 in the Main Elementary Auditorium to hear insight into the federal/state direction to our local schools. Join us, learn, and get your questions answered after the presentation.

This is a great opportunity to hear how the federal and state governments affect our Greene County school systems.

News-Current Report

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.