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A Street Card for those in Homelessness

A Street Card for those in Homelessness

To live in Dayton is to witness a lot of homelessness, panhandling, drug use and mental illness. It’s natural to want to do something to try to help people who appear to be in a distressing state. Giving to food banks, soup kitchens and charities definitely...
A Street Card for those in Homelessness

Join our September meeting!

This month: It’s time to nominate candidates to become next year’s HSPI Officers! Would you like to throw your hat in the ring? Join us in our efforts to keep South Park a vibrant, friendly place to live and work. Online via Zoom or in person at Hope...
A Street Card for those in Homelessness

HSPI House Plaques

The historic-looking silver house plaques you see on many South Park buildings date back to the early 1990s. That’s the year they were designed and introduced to the neighborhood. Cast in aluminum, they are lettered with either the building’s street...
A Street Card for those in Homelessness

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by Oscar Wilde In 1890s England, two carefree young gentlemen, Jack and Algernon, lead harmless double lives using the same false name, Ernest Worthing. All is well until they fall in love with Gwendolen and Cecily, which leads to...
A Street Card for those in Homelessness

August 7: our 2nd PPD of 2021

Porch, Patio + Deck Party for the neighborhood Saturday, August 7, 6-9 pm 326 Park Drive Another party, another chance to meet, eat and mingle! Although PPDs are usually carry-ins, in deference to public health concerns, we’ll have the food catered. Rumor has...