Earth Day Event Promises to Build CommUNITY

Earth Day Event Promises to Build CommUNITY
Posted on 04/18/2018
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Earth day flyer for APril 22Lakota families are invited to help build commUNITY on Earth Day 2018. Together with the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance, Lakota Local Schools will host a family friendly afternoon on Sunday, April 22 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Square at Union Centre in West Chester.

The goal of the event is to grow relationships within the Lakota community. “Our children may be friends at school, but we don’t know each other as families,” said organizer Angie Brown. “There is unity in community. This is an opportunity to plant the seeds from which friendships, relationships and community can grow.”

Families are invited to enjoy live music, games, face painting and more. A light meal will be served, compliments of Lakota Schools and area businesses. Community groups, along with local police and fire departments will also be on hand. Accommodations for families with children who have special needs are also being made, including a “quiet zone” for children who may need a break from the crowds.

In addition to enjoying a variety of entertainment, attendees will be able to visit MidPointe Library’s Bicycle Book Mobile, an old-fashioned ice cream truck-turned-library, that will feature plants and seedlings for Earth Day. Children are also encouraged to visit the potting station to start their own plant from seeds.

Families are encouraged to search #PlantingRelationships on social media to join the conversation. “This is a great opportunity for our Lakota families to come together to meet new people, spend time together outside of school activities and continue building community,” Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller said.

Click here to view a flyer with more information about the event.