The second in a series of meetings of the Antioch College Board of Trustees will be held Aug. 25 in Cincinnati. The purpose is to discuss next steps in working strategically toward the re-opening of Antioch College. A session from 9-11:30 a.m. will be a town hall open to all constituents. In the afternoon session from 1-5 p.m., the board of trustees will meet with representatives from the Alumni Association, faculty, staff and students. Visit www.antioch-college.edu after Aug. 3, 2007 for further information on the guidelines for the meeting, details on the format and meeting location.
Go Play Outside
The Hamilton County Park District presents "Beyond the Backyard," a new program designed to encourage adults to explore and experience nature with the children in their lives. Adults have the opportunity to share their positive experiences and memories of the outdoors. Naturalists and Volunteers will guide adults and children in nature-related activities and hikes at three different parks. Visitors can meet at Embshoff Woods' Parcours Trail, Fernbank Park's flagpole and Mitchell Memorial Forest's playground. The program begins at 2 p.m. Aug. 26. For more information, visit www.GreatParks.org or call 513-521-7275.
The Over-the-Rhine Community Festival is from noon-6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Washington Park. Designed by social service agencies and churches, the festival is a fun event for children and families. For more information, call Cassandra Barham at 513-381-4242.
Stand for Peace
The Women in Black have been steadfast in demonstrating against the war in Iraq since it started in 2003. Participants gather with signs in the traffic island at Vine Street and Central Parkways from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays. All peacemakers are welcome, including men and people not dressed in black.