There is plenty to do in West Chester and Liberty townships this weekend.
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Lakota East Theater presents ‘The Secret Life of Girls’ – Lakota East High School’s Thunderhawk Theater and its newly founded Zonta Club have partnered to present a community event that focuses on the struggles faced by young women in today’s society. In its production of “The Secret Life of Girls,” 7 p.m. Friday, friendly athletic competition among a group of girls takes a spiraling turn as each girl’s personal battles surface.
French Riviera to be featured at Armchair Program – Residents of West Chester Township are invited to experience the French Riviera without ever leaving their hometown. The Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France will be discussed at this week’s Armchair session at Township Hall, 9113, Cincinnati-Dayton Road, at 7 p.m. Friday.
Lakota West bands Jazz ‘n Cakes breakfast – The Jazz ‘n Cakes pancake breakfast and Market Street fundraising event will take place Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at Lakota West High School. The breakfast is one of the most important band fundraisers of the year. The event itself will feature live music by Lakota West High School jazz bands, as well as the 7th grade jazz bands from Lakota Plains and Lakota Ridge Junior Schools.
MDA Muscle Walk – MetroParks of Butler County is hosting this year’s Southwest Ohio Muscle Walk for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The event will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Voice of America Park in West Chester. To register, visit www.musclewalkmda.org/southwestoh2013.
Helicopter Easter Egg Drop – Watch candy-filled eggs fall from a helicopter as at the annual egg drop at The River Church, 5546 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, in Liberty Township. The event, which takes place from 9 a.m. to noon, includes the egg drop and hunt, face painting, wandering magician, up-close look at helicopter, photos with Easter Bunny, craft and cupcake walk.
Police’s identity theft program – The West Chester Police Department is offering a free shredding and identity theft awareness event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday. During the event, West Chester police will be at The West Chester Activity Center, 7900 Cox Road, to accept personal paperwork for shredding and to answer any questions related to identity theft.
Dudley Memorial Park cleanup – Volunteers are needed for Saturday’s work date at Liberty Township’s Dudley Memorial Park. Parks Committee member Chuck Holliday has organized the session, which runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the park, 5700 Yankee Road.
Easter egg hunt set for special needs children – ABC Pediatric Therapy Network, 9902 Windisch Road, West Chester, will host an Easter egg hunt for children with special needs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23. The event is being organized by Sidney Crecelius, 15, a Mason High School sophomore. The event is limited to 100 children. To reserve a spot in the egg hunt, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portman to speak at Butler Co. Rep. dinner – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will be the featured keynote speaker at the Butler County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day dinner on Saturday. The event opens with a 6 p.m. social hour at the Oscar Event Center at the Jungle Jim’s Fairfield complex, 5440 Ohio 4. Dinner and the program follow at 7 p.m.