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HAPCAP for Health Launches Glouster Community Garden for the 2021 Growing Season

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GLOUSTER, Ohio (WOUB) – The HAPCAP for Health Program has officially launched the Glouster Community Garden, just in time for the 2021 growing season. The program has opened the garden for both HAPCAP-supported initiatives and public use. The goal of the garden is to provide the community with easy access to healthy food sources that… Read More

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Outdoor Concert Series: Under the Elms


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It’s back! The outdoor concert event series, Under the Elms, resumes June 16, 23 & 30, all at 7 PM beside Memorial Auditorium on Ohio University’s campus green! Bring you chair and/or blanket & enjoy music from the Athens Communiversity Band! FREE! http://bit.ly/concertundertheelms 33 University Terrace, Athens, Ohio 45701 #concertundertheelms The School of Music offers… Read More

Elms

Outdoor Concert Series: Under the Elms


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It’s back! The outdoor concert event series, Under the Elms, resumes June 16, 23 & 30, all at 7 PM beside Memorial Auditorium on Ohio University’s campus green! Bring you chair and/or blanket & enjoy music from the Athens Communiversity Band! FREE! http://bit.ly/concertundertheelms 33 University Terrace, Athens, Ohio 45701 #concertundertheelms The School of Music offers… Read More

Elms

Outdoor Concert Series: Under the Elms


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It’s back! The outdoor concert event series, Under the Elms, resumes June 16, 23 & 30, all at 7 PM beside Memorial Auditorium on Ohio University’s campus green! Bring you chair and/or blanket & enjoy music from the Athens Communiversity Band! FREE! http://bit.ly/concertundertheelms 33 University Terrace, Athens, Ohio 45701 #concertundertheelms The School of Music offers… Read More

Sam Jones, left, demonstrates some boxing stances and combinations with Rob Robinson at Sam's Gym in Glouster, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Sam’s Gym Owner Looks Forward To Welcoming Glouster Kids Back To Ring

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GLOUSTER, Ohio (WOUB) — Sam Jones has been all around the world as a boxing professional and coach, but his biggest focus for many years has been educating and encouraging the kids in Glouster. Last Monday, he opened the front door at Sam’s Gym again for adults to train. Like every gym in Ohio, Sam’s… Read More

World responds to protests sparked by George Floyd’s death

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Demonstrations condemning police brutality and systemic racism continued throughout the weekend across the US, as worldwide, activists joined in solidarity. In Hong Kong, police have banned the annual Tiananmen Square vigil set to mark the 1989 massacre of peaceful protesters by authorities. In Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, coronavirus is threatening the Indigenous communities that make up a majority of the region’s population.

Community Social Media Page Brings Awareness for Lockdown Mental Health

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A society that lives on constant connection and communication is still trying to cope with the restrictive regulations of COVID-19. This pandemic continues to evolve at a rapid pace and with the ever-increasing cases it has caused school closures, unemployment, and businesses to shut down, leaving many to question what to do and how to… Read More

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“We Belong to Each Other”: Appalachian Youth Build Support Amid Pandemic Uncertainty

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On March 17, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam banned gatherings of 10 or more people to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Mekyah Davis, 23, was in his second week of a new job waiting tables at the cryptid-inspired Wood Booger Grill in Norton, Va. “That week, [my boss] cut the schedule,” Davis recounted. “Everybody only had one… Read More

Women learn how to weld

Ladies’ Intro to Welding


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This ladies-only class has the laid back feel of a girls’ night out. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back…. Read More

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Open Metal Shop Hours


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Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged… Read More

People work in the open metal shop

Open Metal Shop Hours


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Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged… Read More

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Intro to MIG Welding


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This class is for anyone [18 and older] who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves…. Read More

People work in the open metal shop

Open Metal Shop Hours


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Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged… Read More

Women learn how to weld

Ladies’ Intro to Welding


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This ladies-only class has the laid back feel of a girls’ night out. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back…. Read More

People work in the open metal shop

Open Metal Shop Hours


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Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged… Read More

Heart Jewelry

Warm* Hearts: Intro to Fused Glass


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Come out to this special Valentine’s Day class and learn about fusing glass while making hearts for or with the one you love! In this class you will learn how to cut and shape glass, two techniques for creating pieces suitable for fusing, make several kinds of hearts in fused glass, and learn to operate… Read More

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DIY Dog Beds and Toys


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On February 1st, 2020, Athens Ohio MakerSpace and Friends of the Shelter Dogs will be hosting a class on how to create dog beds of any size out of reusable fabric and scraps! If you wish to make a dog bed, be sure to register for the class in advance at https://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ Dog beds are… Read More

A Biochar Kiln

Weld a Biochar Kiln


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Want to learn about making your own kiln for biochar? We will start the class by talking a little bit about what biochar is and how the kiln works. We will spend the rest of the class practicing the skills you will need to make one: cutting metal and welding. You will not each leave… Read More