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Oberlin Farmers' Market This Saturday !

The Oberlin Farmers' Market is located at 69 ~85 South Main Street in front of the Oberlin Public Library, in downtown Oberlin. Market hours are 9:00 am ~ 1:00 pm. Market is held May thru October, rain or shine.

Oberlin Farmers' Market features approximately 25 vendors who provide a wide variety of goods grown, raised, and produced by local folks. Items offered include : local and organic produce, meats, eggs, artisan and organic bread, pies, assorted bakery, honey, cheese, syrup, flowers, soaps, art, crafts, and live music performed by local musicians.

Be part of the local foods revolution !

CILC Student Assistant

The Cooper International Language Center (CILC) is hiring a student assistant for the 2017-18 academic year.

The duties include, but are not limited to: • Keeping the lab in order • Troubleshooting technical problems with the computers in the CILC if the language technology supervisor is not available • Checking materials in and out of the lab • Being the first point of contact for anyone coming to the lab with questions • Organize and host monthly events promoting the use of the CILC • Data entry • Helping language faculty members and troubleshooting problems in the smart rooms in Peters when necessary

Qualifications: • Great customer service • Ability to interact with a wide variety of patrons • Excellent English writing and speaking skills • Ability to work well independently • Attention to detail and responsibilities • A love of languages and cultures

Hours: There will be additional hours. However, you MUST be available the following times: Mondays 6:30-8:00 Wednesdays 2:30-3:30

Compensation: $9.00/hr

Email Amy Redden (Amy.Redden@oberlin.edu) for an application.

Piece of Quiet Studio - Winter Term Offerings

I am excited to offer two new courses this winter term.

Relaxation Massage Intensive, half credit, $150 This course will teach the skills needed to give friends and family a full body, oil on skin massage.

Bodymind Communication, half credit $150 This course will introduce participants to a variety of Bodymind communication practices and perspectives; including listening in silence, compassion and forgiveness, guided imagery, Zazen meditation, and a variety of bodywork foundational tools.

Students will need to locate their own winter term sponsor.

Students can take both courses for a full credit experience.

More information coming.

Please email me to be added to a course interest list.

Jill Blake jboberlin@gmail.com


If you’re a caregiver for someone suffering from Alzheimers’ Disease or some other form of dementia, this group may be of interest and of help to you. The group will be facilitated by staff and volunteers of the Alzheimers’ Association, but will be “user-run”. If you’re a caregiver, your experiences - successful and otherwise - are important and valid and may be of help to other caregivers, as theirs may be for you. Sharing experiences is one of the best ways to learn to be a more effective and successful caregiver. Caregiver stress is well-documented to be a contributing factor for a variety of problems, including depression, anxiety, anger, social withdrawal, sleep disturbance, and problems with mood and concentration. Managing one’s stress may help reduce these problems, and make one a more effective - and happier - caregiver. The group meets at the First Church in Oberlin, at the corner of N. Main and W. Lorain Streets, on the fourth Tuesday of every month, from 2:00 to 3:30pm. Please join us next on September 26th. If you have any questions about this group, or about Alzheimers’ Disease or the Alzheimers’ Association, please call the local Association office, at 800-272-3900.

Need money to fund a sustainability project at Oberlin?

Do you have any cool ideas for promoting or implementing environmental sustainability at Oberlin? The Green Edge Fund wants to fund your project! Anyone in the Oberlin community is welcome to apply for funding, and the deadline for submitting a pre-proposal is Sunday, October 8th at noon.

Visit the following link to find out more information on how to get started: http://ocsites.oberlin.edu/edgefund/the-life-of-a-proposal/project-proposal-template

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at edgefund@oberlin.edu!

Love cats?? Super flexible & fun volunteer opportunity

Are you looking for a way to help CATSS that doesn't involve giving money? Our annex location near downtown, where the bigger kittens and cats go when they can no longer stay at Ginko, could really, really use volunteers!

Twice each day, somebody needs to visit this location and do the necessary, unglamorous duties of cleaning the cages (including scooping litter boxes) and making sure everybody has food and fresh water.

Although there are 14 shifts per week, the timing on these is pretty flexible and we're happy to take any time you can give. If you can only come once per week, that's ok! Need to miss a week or two? We're flexible in that regard too. However, you must be reliable for the times that you do commit to and be able to work independently. You'll get plenty of alone time to play and cuddle with the kittens and cats in return for doing the dirty work of cleaning. And, you'll be doing CATSS a huge service by helping us out behind-the-scenes.

Occasionally you may have to give meds as well. We can train you on this if you're not sure.

Post or send CATSS a message via FB!: https://www.facebook.com/CommunityActionToSaveStrays/

Massage - Pay What You Can Sale, extended thru Nov.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN SALE There is so much in our world that feels out of control. Through November, I am offering a "Pay What You Can" Sale. No questions asked, just box on the table for you to put in what you are able to pay.

Jill Blake Piece of Quiet Studio Downtown Oberlin

Typical hours are (note sessions are still by apt only): Monday 1-5 Wednesday 11-5 Thursday 4-8 Friday 11-6

please call 440-935-0019 or email jboberlin@gmail.com with your ideal days and times.

I will be in touch within 24 hours with appointment options that fit your schedule.