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DCOWA to present film on Ethiopian Jews

The Dayton Council on World Affairs will be presenting a film entitled Take Us Home, an independent public television documentary that tells the story of the last remaining Ethiopian Jews – called Falash Mura – who are attempting to immigrate to Israel through the efforts of international rescue organizations. Karen Levin, executive director, trustee and secretary of the Levin Family Foundation will be moderating a discussion on the film which is a Levin FamilyFoundation project. The presentation will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 33 W. Dixon Ave., Oakwood, on Thursday, March 12. There is an 11:30 lunch and the event starts at 12 noon. Cost is $10 per person.

Little Exchange holding gift drive for CMC

The Little Exchange gift shop in Oakwood is excited to introduce “The Gift that Gives”. New arts and crafts items will be collected for patients at The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton March 9 until April 11. The “Gifts” will be given to the children and teens during their stay at Dayton Children’s. Bring in a gift or purchase one while visiting The Little Exchange. Receive your gift of a 10 percent discount on one regular priced item.

Items in need are packages of eight crayons, coloring books, drawing paper, construction paper, stickers, journals for writing, puzzles, crafts, blunt scissors, and music CD’s or DVD movies that are age appropriate for toddlers up to 18 years of age.

Lincoln program at Patterson Homestead

We would like to invite Oakwood Register readers to a free program at the Patterson Homestead house museum, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s historic visit to Dayton, Ohio. This unique event will take place on Sunday, March 29, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Patterson Homestead Museum in Dayton, Ohio. This very special program will feature a slide show of the 16th President’s visit to Dayton, Lincoln’s favorite music and a few surprises. Light refreshments will be served. Please call the Lincoln Society of Dayton at 937.558.2073 to reserve your seat. For more  information, please also visit or call program presenter and local historian Leon Bey at 937.274.4749. The Patterson Homestead is located at 1815 Brown Street in Dayton, Ohio.

Vintage fashion show and luncheon March 11

10 Wilmington Place is proud to announce their spring Vintage Fashion Show in coordination with Goodwill Industries. The Vintage Fashion Show is an annual spring luncheon and style show to showcase both the 10 Wilmington Place retirement community and the fashions highlighted by the Goodwill Industries.

Call for reservations to join us on March 11 at 12 p.m. The luncheon, which is prepared by 10 Wilmington Place’s Executive Chef, Keith Davis, CEC. The fashion show begins promptly at 12:45 p.m. in the Grand Oaks dining room. Reservations are required prior to the day of the event and the cost for the day of style is $12 per person.

Garden club selling Posey Power

For the 22nd year the New Neighbors Garden Club is having their annual sale of organic Posy Power, a superior product well known and loved by area gardeners and many nurseries. Posy Power adds vital organic matter to the soil, promotes soil aeration, aids root growth, and replenishes lost nutrients. It also helps reduce the cost of fertilizing and has been approved by the U.S. and Ohio EPA, The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the TVA. One 30 pound bag will cover 12 square feet when spread one inch thick. Three inches of Posy Power compost has the value of four feet of topsoil.

To provide better service, there will be two delivery dates and sites. March 28, 9:30 a.m. to noon will be at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Oakwood and April 18, 9:30 a.m. to noon will be at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Centerville. The price for a 30 pound bag is $5.50. Call or email Jan Vomacha at 885-0636 or to obtain an order form.  Prepaid orders are required; however, a small quantity of bags will be available for on-site sales.  The order deadline for the March 28 sale is March 14.

@ the OCC...

OCC Spring Sports

Sign up now for Spring Sports. Coach Pitch & Tee-ball Clinics, these 2 clinics will teach children the basics of baseball. This organized series is a non-competitive, eight-week long session designed to teach players and their parents the game of baseball. These clinics are co-ed. Kickball is a wonderful way to introduce your child(ren) to organized sports. Kickball is fun, fast moving, and exciting. Registration Deadline is Sunday, March 22, 5 p.m.

Family 2-on-2 Basketball

This Round Robin half court basketball tournament is open to any Oakwood child in 3rd through 6th grade and a related adult (example teams: father/ daughter, aunt/ nephew, etc.) Teams will be split into a boys and girls division. Teams will be place in divisions according to grade level. The adult player must be 18 years of age or older. Registration Deadline is Sunday, March 15, at 5 p.m.

For more information on these classes or other activities sponsored by the Oakwood Community Center, please call 298-0775 or stop by 105 Patterson Rd.

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