Life in Delaware County

Ostrander Library To Present How-To Festival

6 Mar , 2020  

Have you ever wanted to learn something but don’t have a great deal of time to do so?

You’re in luck! The Ostrander Branch of the Delaware County District Library will be holding a “How-To Festival” on Saturday, March 14. This fun event will feature fast, informative introductory sessions in half hour increments. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Women In Astronomy

6 Mar , 2020  

Perkins Observatory will celebrate Women’s History Month with a presentation by four astronomical achievers – the first all-women graduate class in the history of The Ohio State University’s Department of Astronomy.

The women, all first-year graduate students, will speak at 8 PM on March 20 at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Comedian And Actress To Perform At 2020 Bishop Bash

26 Feb , 2020  

Nicole Byer

Comedian, actress, and writer Nicole Byer, host of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated competitive baking series “Nailed It,” will perform at Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2020 Bishop Bash.

Byer will take the stage at 7 PM on April 3 in the Benes Rooms inside OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The show is intended for mature audiences. More…

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History/Tourism

Historical Society Program To Focus On African-American Hidden Communities

14 Feb , 2020  

The time has come to shed light on an important piece of Delaware County and Ohio history.

Professor Ric S. Sheffield from Kenyon College will be speaking about rural Ohio areas with long-established black communities which are often invisible to the larger white communities in which they reside. In recognition of Black History Month, this program relates the adventure of reclaiming the lost history of African Americans while showcasing the benefits of including minority populations within celebrations of heritage and sharing strategies for undertaking such projects in communities of various sizes and racial and ethnic makeups. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Reaching For The Stars: Diversity Celebrated At Perkins

13 Feb , 2020  

Perkins Observatory is launching a new series celebrating the many diverse groups who have contributed to our understanding of the cosmos.

The series will begin this month with Charles Lusco of the Columbus Astronomical Society presenting “Black Astronomers and Astrophysicists: An Overview of the Past and Present Members of the Scientific Community.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

Great Decisions Sessions Coming In February

30 Jan , 2020  

Delaware’s Great Decisions sessions on U.S. foreign policy and international relations will kick off February 14 with eight speakers addressing critical issues impacting the nation and world.

The community is invited to join the discussions, held in the Fellowship Hall of William Street United Methodist Church, 28 W. William St., Delaware. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Complimentary coffee and tea are provided. Learn more at www.facebook.com/greatdecisionsdeloh. More…

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Business, Ohio Wesleyan University

Looking Ahead, Money-Wise

7 Nov , 2019  

Experts to Discuss Financial Forecasts Nov. 12 at Annual Ohio Wesleyan Conference

Three experts will share their forecasts for the local, national, and international economies during Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2020 Economic Outlook Conference. The free panel discussion will begin at 7:30 PM November 12 in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Announces November Public Events Lineup

17 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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History/Tourism, Powell/Lewis Center

Retiring Police Chief To Speak At Powell Liberty Historical Society

3 Apr , 2019  

Powell Police Chief Gary Vest is retiring after 23 years of service to the Powell Police Department. He will reflect on the past two decades and share highlights during the next Powell Liberty Historical Society program at 7 PM on Monday, April 8 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Nationally-Known Comedian To Headline Bishop Bash

16 Mar , 2019  

Thinking of doing anything other than attending Ohio Wesleyan University’s Bishop Bash on March 30? Cut it out!

Comedian Dave Coulier, best known as “Uncle Joey” from the ABC television series “Full House,” will perform at OWU’s Bishop Bash 2019. The performance will take place at 7 PM March 30 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Actor And Filmmaker To Present Documentary

20 Jan , 2019  

Five black and Latino teenagers were convicted of the 1989 rape and beating of a white jogger in New York City’s Central Park and then spent between six and 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed that he alone had committed the near-fatal crime.

How could this happen?

Author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will screen and discuss “The Central Park Five” – the award-winning documentary she co-directed with her father, Ken Burns, and husband, David McMahon – about the shocking crime and its tragic aftermath. The film is based on her book, “The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City’s Most Infamous Crimes.” More…

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