There is plenty to do in West Chester and Liberty townships this weekend.
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Lakota graduation ceremonies – Lakota East and Lakota West high school seniors attended their last day of class last week and will take part in commencement this Saturday. Both graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday at Miami University’s Millett Hall. Lakota East will begin its ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by Lakota West’s at 2 p.m. Tickets are not required to attend and doors open to the public one hour prior to the start of each ceremony.
5K to benefit Parkinson’s – The 5K Steady Strides Run & Walk for Parkinson’s Disease will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday on the track of Lakota West High School in West Chester. In addition to 5K, there’s a shorter route available and a Little Strides fun run for children. Party with free food, music, a raffle and an awards ceremony for teams and racers will follow race. Benefits Tri-State Parkinson’s Wellness Chapter.
Volunteer for World Hunger Day – A Liberty Township-based group is asking for the community’s help to prepare and pack nutritious meals for children on Saturday – World Hunger Day. Kids Against Hunger has two sessions during which volunteers are needed to pack its vacuum-sealed, nutrition-rich meals for shipment. Individuals or groups can sign up to work from 9 a.m. to noon or from 1-4 p.m. For more information or to sign-up, call 513-771-2244.
Baby Boom Kid Bloom – EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester is hosting the Baby Boom Kid Bloom Expo on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free expo will feature various exhibitors, who specialize in healthcare, retail, educational and informational services.
Farmer’s Market at the Square – The farmers’ market season in West Chester Township began a few weeks ago and will take place every Saturday through October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Square at Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive. The farmers’ market features all local vendors with produce and meats grown and raised locally and products made by hand.
Free CPR class – The West Chester and Liberty Township Fire Departments will host a free CPR class for the community as a nod to EMS Week (May 19-25). Those in attendance will receive a certification card at completion of the course. The class will be offered beginning at 09:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 at West Chester Fire Station 71 on Cincinnati-Dayton Road.
Fifth Third Concert Series – The free Saturday concerts at Keehner Park are back for another summer. The concert series kicks off this Saturday with Blue Stone Ivory. The concerts take place from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert series will end in early September.