News & Events at OCS


Back-2-school drive

Join our Back-2-School Drive to collect school supplies for Oberlin Public School students! Donate supplies at any of the listed drop off sites. Drive starts Aug. 14th and goes until Aug. 18th. 

Join us for the block party on August 18th, 2-4pm to receive your supplies!

Free Summer Produce Distribution at OCS! 

Our July 27th distribution served 776 people. Please join us August 31st for a variety of wonderful, fresh produce!

Oberlin gets state recognition in pursuit of health

The city’s pursuit of the state’s Healthy Community Award is having a positive effect on residents in and around Oberlin.

Last year, Oberlin was one of about a dozen municipalities in the state to receive the award from the Ohio Department of Health’s Bureau of Creating Healthy Communities. 

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Back-2-school Block party!

Come hang out with us at OCS for the block party on August 18th! Join us from 2-4pm to share food, festivities and receive your school supplies!

To donate items, please drop off at locations around town including Ben Franklin, First Church, IGA and others.

Seed saving workshops in september

Join us in September for seed saving workshops. Learn about the importance of seed saving and join the network of other seed savers in Oberlin!

The People's garden is ready for harvest!

All community members are welcome to come and pick fresh lettuces, greens, vegetables and herbs at any time. If you do pick, we ask that you come in to have your produce weighed for our food tracking purposes.