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OHS Band performs at ‘The Farm’ July 31

Mark Friday, July 31 on your calendar for a special evening of music on “The Farm,” 1911 Ridgeway Rd. On that evening John and MJ Gray are inviting the community to a free community concert by the Oakwood High School Marching Band in the beautiful setting of the Gray’s outdoor amphitheatre. Under the direction of Ron Nelson, the band will play selections from their upcoming season. Following the concert refreshments and dessert will be provided by the Oakwood Band Parents Association.

Look for the flyer in next week’s Oakwood Register with complete information about this gift to the community from the John Grays.

OHS Class of ’73 & ’74 reunion Aug. 1

The Oakwood High School Class of 1973 & 1974 Joint reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009 at the Patterson Homestead (Brown St. & Irving Ave. by UD) in Dayton.
It will be a casual BBQ type of event starting at 6 p.m. in the evening, rain or shine. The Patterson Homestead has lots of great outdoor and indoor space. The cost will be $35 per person - the facility and all food and beverages (soft drinks, beer, and wine) included.

To make your reservation, please send your name, email address, phone, and your check (made out to OHS Class of 1974). Mail to: Dave Frech (class of 1973) and Sue Gaeke Frech (class of 1974) at 4448 Moraine Ridge Lane, Kettering, Ohio 45429.

Please forward this reunion information to classmates you have addresses for in your email address list, or call up those with whom you still keep in touch and spread the word.

Hope to hear from you, and see you there!

Dave & Sue Frech
(937) 475-3595 (1973) (1974)

At the Wright Library ...

Storytime in the Garden

Friday, July 24, 10:00 a.m.

Wright Library invites you to enjoy storytime with Mrs. Rose in beautiful Smith Gardens in Oakwood. Smith Gardens is located at the corner of Oakwood Avenue and Walnut Lane, behind Harman Elementary.

Madeline Party

Saturday, July 25, 3:00 p.m.

Listen to stories, play games, make a craft, and enjoy a French treat in honor of Madeline’s 70th birthday. For ages 3-5. No registration required.

Kids’ Talent Show

Thursday, July 30, 2:00 p.m.

Here’s your chance to show off your talents! Can you sing or dance or recite a poem or act out a scene with some friends? Can you play an instrument or juggle? Perform alone or with a group.

Summer activities for teens at Wright Library

As a compliment to the teen summer reading club theme, Express Yourself @ Your Library!, Wright Library is offering opportunities for teens to plug into their creative sides every Friday through July 31. Programs will start at 2 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Check out these awesome activities!

July 24 Tie-dye (bring your own white cotton shirt)

July 31 Scrapbooking (bring your own photos)

For more information, please contact the Youth Services Department at
294-7171. Wright Memorial Public Library is located at 1776 Far Hills Avenue in Oakwood.

For more information, please contact the Youth Services Department at
294-7171. The web site is

Hazardous waste collection

Oakwood Rotary volunteers will come to your home on Saturday, July 25, to collect some of the things we all have taking up space in our basements or garages that the weekly trash pickup are not permitted to collect: paint cans, stains, thinners, pesticides and batteries.

Call 296-5155 and leave your name, address, and the items will be collected between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, July 25.

There is no charge for this volunteer service, but residents are encouraged to make a tax-deductible donation to the “Oakwood Rotary Club Foundation” and leave that with the items in a well marked envelope or mail to PO Box 512, Dayton OH 45409.





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