EVENT DATE : June 25, 1:00PM - June 25, 3:00PM

Chef Amber Tipton will lead a Gluten-Free Baking Class on Sunday, June 25 from 1-3 p.m. She is passionate about issues facing people with gluten sensitivities. Learn how to make gluten-free pasta, gluten-free egg sandwich buns and a citrus-scented olive oil cake. $35 per person. TheSpicyOlive.com

EVENT DATE : Select Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The WOLF (World of Land, Forest and Friends) program is for children ages 5 to 12 and focuses topics related to nature and the environment. Each of the classes for the WOLF program will be offered on select Wednesdays throughout the summer in the Deer Shelter at Keehner Park. Participation is free, but registration is required: 513.759.7312. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : July 1, 12:00PM - July 1, 4:00PM

Spend the start of your 4th of July weekend at Liberty Center. Gather in the square from noon-4 p.m. for a parade and various activities to delight the whole family. For more details, see the schedule online. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

The summer market season is in full swing. Shop locally Saturdays through mid-October at The Square @ Union Centre, near MidPointe Library. Market hours are from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. WestChesterOhioFarmersMarket.org

EVENT DATE : July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Enjoy summer Saturday evenings at Keehner Park while listening to diverse musical acts. Bring a blanket or chair and relax from 7-9 p.m. July's line-up includes: West Chester Symphony, Fillmore Brass Band, Miami University Steel Drum Band, Bob Gray Orchestra and Reload. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : July 4, 7:00AM - July 4, 10:00AM

Lace up your running shoes for the Run for Liberty 5k, hosted by Liberty Township. This family-friendly event is open to runners and walkers. Gather at the start line at Lakota East High School. Registration begins at 7 a.m.; the race starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 on race day. OH-LibertyTownship.CivicPlus.com

EVENT DATE : July 4, 11, 18, 25

Little ones and parents are invited to Liberty Center's Children's Discovery Center every Tuesday at 2 p.m. as story time comes alive with songs, puppets and fun for the family! Cookies and refreshments will be served for all to enjoy following the activities. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : July 4, 11, 18, 25

Fill your senses and delight your palate with fresh veggies, fruit, flowers and other treats from local growers in Ohio! There is something for everyone with live music, demonstrations, activities for the kids and much more at Liberty Center Farmers Market. Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m. in the Square. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : July 4, 13, 20, 27

Head over to Riversedge Amphitheatre in Hamilton for live music, food, drinks and activities each week in July. This is a free event (food and beverages available for purchase) and all are invited to attend. July’s headliners include Noah Wotherspoon, Dallas Moore, Wild Adriatic and Dirty Revival. RiversEdgeLive.com

EVENT DATE : July 5, 12, 19, 26

Enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars every Wednesday this summer. Bring your favorite blanket or chair to unwind and watch a movie on the lawn. Activities and entertainment start at 7 p.m. and the movies begin at dusk. July’s featured movies include: Storks, Cars, A Bug's Life and Inside Out.

EVENT DATE : July 5, 12, 19, 26

It's Hump Day! Celebrate the middle of the week with an evening concert from 7-9 p.m. at the beautiful VOA MetroPark lake. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and friends, every Wednesday throughout the summer (through August 23) for a variety of bands. Tasty dinner and drinks will be available for purchase. Join in on this free summer fun! GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : July 6, 13, 20, 27

Join live bands on the Square each Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Liberty Center. Everyone is welcome and invited to bring blankets and chairs. Concerts are subject to cancellation due to weather. Check online for the schedule. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : July 6, 13, 20, 27

The weekend starts on Thursday in West Chester! The Takeover presented by First Financial Bank takes nightlife in the 'burbs to the next level. Bring a friend, make it a date or fly solo every Thursday night at the clock tower from 6-9 p.m. July's performers include The Menus, The Sly Band, Billy Brown Band and Naked Karate Girls. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : July 9, 12:00PM - July 9, 5:00PM

Pigs Aloft Kite Association fly their extraordinary kites each month on the front lawn of the VOA Museum. Stop by Sunday, July 9, from noon to 5 p.m. to view the spectacular kites or bring one of your own to enjoy! WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : July 14, 8:00AM - July 14, 8:00PM

Pandemonium Day was established to help free us from all the stuffiness that comes with living a life too ordered. If ever there was a wild and whacky, unorganized day, it's day. Celebrate Pandemonium Day by shopping crazy bargains on fun and unique items at Art On Symmes. Like them on Facebook for alerts on these specials and more. ArtOnSymmes.com

EVENT DATE : July 14, 12:00PM - July 14, 9:00PM

Grab the clubs and support a good cause at the Linkinnati Golf Tournament on Friday, July 14. Registration/lunch begins at noon with the shotgun start at 1 p.m. $100 per player benefits The Edge Teen Center and includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner and after-party. Remember to bring a guest for FREE to the dinner/after-party. EdgeTeenCenter.com

EVENT DATE : July 15, 11:00AM - July 15, 3:00PM

You're invited to the seventh annual Crazy Cardboard Regatta at VOA Park. At this crazy event teams build boats made of cardboard and race in them around the lake! Build your own boat or enjoy the show from the comforts of the shore. Either way, this is a fun event for everyone in the family from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : July 15, 1:00PM - July 15, 10:00PM

This festival on the scenic Pyramid Hill features live blues bands selected by The Cincy Blues Society, a variety of BBQ vendors, and craft beer tastings selected by Cavalier Distributing. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Don't miss the fun on Saturday, July 15 from 1-10 p.m. GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : July 20, 5:30PM - July 20, 7:30PM

Men and women of any age can join this FREE seminar on Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. "Life-Changing Hernia Care: Get back to doing the things you love faster" is presented by Mercy Health–Fairfield Hospital and keynote speaker, Douglas Berg, MD, general surgeon and regional leader in robotic surgery. RSVP in advance 513.603.8211. Mercy.com

EVENT DATE : July 21, 9:00AM - July 22, 10:00AM

The 2017 Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival features a hot air balloon competition with up to 40 balloons. Come out to see sky divers, special shape balloons, firework displays, beautiful balloon glows and more! Visit the event website for an up-to-date schedule of events and times. GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : July 22, 1:00PM - July 22, 2:00PM

Watch as more than 300 antique and classic cars parade through the streets of Fairfield and Hamilton on Saturday, July 22 during the 63rd Annual Antique and Classic Car Parade. All are invited to attend as the parade begins at 1 p.m. at the Butler County Courthouse. AntiqueCars.org

EVENT DATE : July 23, 9:00AM - July 29, 10:00AM

Nothing says summer like the arrival of county fairs all across Ohio's eighty-eight counties. Butler County is no different! Excitement grows as families and 4-H members gather at the Butler County Fair for rides, games, livestock exhibits and fair food. Visit the website for more details, including times. ButlerCountyOHFair.org

EVENT DATE : July 27, 10:30AM - July 27, 11:30AM

It's all about foot and bone health at this informative presentation. Learn about osteoporosis prevention and treatment from Deborah Conradi, RN, BSN, ACHE. Hear from Dr. Kristin Titko on foot conditions and the latest in proper footwear. The presentation is free on Thursday, July 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. RSVP in advance to 513.779.7360. Community-First.org

EVENT DATE : July 29, 1:00PM - July 29, 6:00PM

Experience a day of classic car fun at the Fifth Annual Thunderfest Cruise-In in downtown Middletown on July 29 from 1-5 p.m. Enjoy live music from On The Air Entertainment, local food, drinks and more. The event is free and open to the public. GetToTheBC.com  

EVENT DATE : July 29, 2:00PM - July 29, 3:30PM

Pokemon GO Trainers of all ages are invited to a Pokemon GO Walk from the MidPointe Library West Chester to the Circle @ Union Center (clock area). Catch Pokemon, hatch eggs, and battle at the Clock Tower Gym. There is no registration, but children ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  All ages are welcome! MidPointeLibrary.org