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Dayton Peace Museum Benefit slated Feb. 21

The Miami Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8690 Yankee St., Centerville, will present “Souper Bowl Saturday,” – a benefit for the Dayton International Peace Museum on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the
Dayton Peace Choir.

Guests will take home a beautiful handmade bowl, made by a local potter. Soups salads and desserts will be donated by the Meadowlark Restaurant, C’est Tout Bistro, Coco’s Bistro, Café Monet, Flavors Restaurant, Boosaliss Baking Company, Rahn’s Artisan Breads, Reeve’s Catering, and Sister’s Catering.

Tickets are $20 in advance; children under 10, $10 w/o bowl. For tickets or for more information, call 222-3233 or

Musica! to perform at St. Paul’s Feb. 22

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Artist Series continues on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. with a performance by the renowned Dayton choral ensemble Musica! Under the direction of Dr. Robert Jones, who also directs the University Chorale of the University of Dayton, the 17 members of Musica! offer a richly varied vocal repertoire that includes sacred music, spirituals, folk songs, and popular and jazz vocal standards, providing an aural feast fit for every taste and age. Join us in the Sanctuary at St. Paul’s for a stirring and inspiring choral concert that’s sure to warm your heart whatever the weather.

The performance will be followed by refreshments in the Cloister. There is no admission charge for concerts in the St. Paul’s Artist Series, but a free will offering, which helps make possible this unique musical ministry to the wider community, will be taken. As part of St. Paul’s long tradition of musical outreach, Director of Music

John W. Johns has extended a special invitation to music students from area high schools, including Stivers School for the Arts, Oakwood High School, and Kettering-Fairmont High School, who do not always have access to regularly priced tickets for concerts by artists of the caliber featured at St. Paul’s free events.

The 2008-2009 St. Paul’s Artist Series will conclude on Wednesday evening, April 1, at 7 p.m., with a concert featuring Due Colori, the musical pairing of soprano Megan Monaghan and Daniel Boring, who plays baroque, classical, and romantic guitar, lute, and theorbo. Due Colori’s repertoire embraces music from the Renaissance to contemporary commissioned pieces, and they have recorded a CD, Irish Airs and Ballads.

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming concerts in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Artist Series The church is located at 33 W. Dixon in Oakwood. For more information, call 937-293-1154.

At the Wright Library...

Folktales for homeschoolers Feb. 2 – April 14

Wright Library “Folktales Around the World” series continues through April 14 for homeschoolers grades 1-6, held on consecutive Mondays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Activities including folktales being read to the group, a craft, and a snack based on 11 different countries including China, Mongolia, Canada, Argentina, Iceland, India, Sweden, Kenya, Ireland, Morocco, and Mexico. Books related to that day’s topic will be available for check-out. Children do not need to live in Oakwood to participate, and parents are welcome to stay. All programs will meet in the Library Meeting Room.

‘School’s Out Movie’ Feb. 20

On Friday, February 20 at 12:00 p.m., the Youth Services Department at Wright Library will be showing a “School’s Out Movie” in the Library Meeting Room. Grab a friend and join us for the animated comedy “Igor,” starring John Cusack as the voice of the title character. In a world filled with Mad Scientists and Evil Inventions, one talented evil scientist’s hunch-backed lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a Mad Scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair. The movie is rated PG. Popcorn will be provided.

@ the OCC...

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons, this tax preparation is free and open to any older adult in the area. Volunteer tax counselors receive
extensive training in the correct preparation for all types of tax returns. Appointments are required, the tax payer should bring their 2007, and all forms received in reference to their 2007 return with them. Call 298-0775 after you received all 2008 tax documents to make your appointment. Appointments can be made starting now.

Dates: Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Times: Tuesday 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 A.M.


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