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Williamsburg gardener of the year

The Williamsburg Garden Club recently named Jessica Wenzel as “2016 Gardener of the Year” for the Williamsburg Community. She resides at 129 South Front Street. The award of a garden marker was presented by Club member, Sharma Hatcher. The award is given annually to the individual or individuals whose gardens are judged the most beautiful. [ Read More ]

Playhouse In The Park launches season

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park breathes life into three classic stories from literature in fun, innovative and fresh ways for this season’s Off the Hill Series. Robin Hood, which chronicles the exploits of the legendary outlaw, will launch the popular family-friendly series this fall, touring to community centers throughout Greater Cincinnati from Sept. 24 [ Read More ]

Wanted: Milkweed seed pods

Due to the drastic decline in the population of the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative (OPHI) is seeking public involvement to collect and drop off common and swamp milkweed seed pods from established plants from Sept. 1-Oct. 30 at collection stations around the state. The seeds will be used to establish new plantings [ Read More ]

SSCC info sessions for ITT students

Southern State Community College is hosting two special information sessions for students who were affected by the recent closure of ITT Technical Institute. The info sessions will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Community Room on the college’s Brown County Campus, 351 Brooks-Malott Road, Mt. Orab; and from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, [ Read More ]

Historic Williamsburg cemetery tour

Harmony Hill Association’s inaugural tour of pioneer gravesites in the Williamsburg Cemetery will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 24 – rain or shine! The walking tour will visit ten sites and at each, a costumed guide will speak for approximately five minutes. Speakers will share interesting stories and fascinating facts about early [ Read More ]

Old Firehouse Brewery to celebrate 2nd anniversary

The Old Firehouse Brewery will celebrated its second anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 17, with a Main Street, Williamsburg street party open to the public. A number of activities will generate money that will be donated to the Williamsburg Police Department. Old Firehouse Brewery, owned and operated by husband and wife team Adam Cowan and Lori [ Read More ]

Milford’s 11th Annual Art Affaire set for Sept. 24

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society will present the 11th Annual Art Affaire – Milford’s premier art and fine craft show – on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and will be held, rain or shine, on a closed three-block section of Main [ Read More ]

‘Disgraced’ launches Cincinnati Playhouse’s Shelterhouse season

Some plays seem ageless, while others are uncannily current. Disgraced is the kind of play that succeeds in being both timeless and timely. Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for drama and a 2015 Tony Award nominee for best play, Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced makes its regional premiere to open the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s [ Read More ]

Freedom Center to host Dr. Manisha Sinha on Sept. 20

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host award-winning author, historian and Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut, Storrs Dr. Manisha Sinha on Tuesday, Sep. 20 at 6 p.m. Dr. Sinha, the second speaker in the 2016-2017 John & Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series, will discuss her latest work, The Slave’s [ Read More ]

Interstate 275 lane closures scheduled for pavement work

Paving 2.12 miles of Interstate 275 between Bargs Salt Run Road and Aicholtz Road is scheduled to begin next week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, various lane closures on I-275 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. each weeknight until 6 a.m. the following day. Traffic will be maintained. The anticipated completion date for [ Read More ]

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