One of the last pieces of summer fun will take place in a co-ed three-on-three basketball tournament, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Heights YMCA.
The event is sponsored by Building Futures, a nonprofit youth group, dedicated to promoted youth activities.
The tournament is open to players 8 years and older, said Debbie Smith, director of Building Futures.
"We have about 20 kids from Lincoln Heights in Building Futures and they are just great," Smith said.
She said she thinks the Lincoln Heights community is coming together.
"We want to give everybody a reason to come out, meet their neighbors and have some fun," Smith said.
She said in between tournament rounds, One Stop Career Resource Center and the Hamilton County Job and Family Services will have booths at a community resource fair promoting services for Lincoln Heights residents.
The third annual golf outing for the Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is set for Aug. 11 at Shaker Run Golf Course in Lebanon. Proceeds from the outing help to support the programs and services offered by Goodwill.
Midwest Voice and Data is sponsoring the event.
For more information, call Sharon Hannon 771-4800, ext. 364.
McAuley's High School's lacrosse coach Sean Murphy will travel to Ireland, Aug. 10-19 to promote lacrosse.
Murphy, a member of the National Lacrosse Team of Ireland, will travel to Dublin and Limerick in Ireland to generate more interest in the game.
He traveled to Australia last year for the Lacrosse World Games where he received the Spirit of International Lacrosse Award.
Murphy of North College Hill works at Velocity Lacrosse and Sports in Mason and is a bicycle messenger in downtown Cincinnati.
A "fill the bus with school supplies drive" will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at the Loveland Meijer store, Montgomery and Fields Ertel roads.
The event is sponsored by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and WLWT Channel 5.
The purpose is to provide back-to-school supplies for children in need.
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