EVENT DATE : April 30, 10:00AM - April 30, 1:00PM

The 2017 Big Brothers Big Sisters Run 4 Kids is an event for everyone! For all you runners, come out for the 10k or 5k chip-timed runs. Want to walk? Join the 5k walk. If your legs are still too little for a 5k, the 1k Kids Fun Run is for you. Proceeds benefit the lives of local children. BBBSButler.org

EVENT DATE : May 4, 8:30AM - May 4, 4:00PM

Empower yourself to live healthy, prevent disease and feel great for a lifetime at "Whole Life," a health and wellness symposium on Thursday, May 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hear from wellness experts, including keynote speaker Dr. Susan Silberstein, who will address how to "Fight Cancer With Your Fork." The event is $99. Registration required. WomensHealthinIniatives.org

EVENT DATE : May 4, 6:00PM - May 4, 9:00PM

Join the Liberty Center Foundation for a night of fun and fashion at the Catwalk for a Cause Fashion Show on Thursday, May 4 from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres from Liberty Center restaurants, cocktails, raffle prizes, and much more. Tickets begin at $25, and all proceeds benefit The Boys and Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty. BGCWCL.com or Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : May 6, 8:30AM - May 6, 12:00PM

Parents: you're invited to a unique day of discussions and networking with other local parents and experts from Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Topics include technology and mental health, eating disorders, vaccinations, nutrition, proper sleep and more. Childcare is available to the first 30 children (ages 0-12) whose parents register. The May 6 event is free, but registration is required. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : May 6, 1:00PM - May 6, 3:00PM

Wine enthusiasts and social drinkers alike are invited to Run for the Rosé, where you can taste eight different rosés from eight different regions around the world. Tasting is on Saturday, May 6 from 1-3 p.m. and is just $15/person. Village Wines of Glendale also features wine tastings every Friday night from 5-8 p.m. VillageWinesGlendale.com

EVENT DATE : May 7, 3:00PM - May 7, 5:00PM

Local musicians are invited to gather at the Keehner Park amphitheatre on the first Sunday of the month, May through October. All are welcome, talented or talent-less! Rain or shine, this dynamic group creates a jam-session. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : May 9, 11:30AM - May 9, 5:00PM

Join business leaders at the West Chester & Liberty Chamber Alliance Regional Business Expo on Tuesday, May 9. The Expo is free (with a business card) and begins at 1PM. Register for the Taste of West Chester and Liberty luncheon at 11:30AM featuring keynote speaker,  Luke Fickell, Head Coach, University of Cincinnati Bearcats. Luncheon tickets start at $32. TheChamberAlliance.com

EVENT DATE : May 12, 6:30PM - May 12, 10:30PM

Heels On, Raise Hope! That's the theme of Cancer Support Community's second annual Wine Women & Shoes fundraising event. The event features wine tasting, silent & live auctions, a fashion show and a shopping marketplace. Proceeds benefit CSC, which provides more than 250 free monthly programs to anyone affected by cancer. CancerSupportCincinnati.org

EVENT DATE : May 13, 11:00AM - May 13, 5:00PM

Same great market, new venue! This monthly urban, curated market features a wide variety of local artisans who specialize in handcrafted goods and unique, high-quality services. Spend some time supporting local businesses and enjoy a variety of food trucks. The Hamilton Flea is the second Saturday of each month through September. GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : Seatings at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate the wonderful mothers in your life with a delicious brunch buffet filled with chef-crafted fare at The Coach House. On Sunday, May 14, brunch seatings are at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Adults are $32; children 10 and under are $12 (plus tax & gratuity). For reservations, go online or call 513.856.7899. www.coachhousetavern.com

EVENT DATE : May 18 & 23

Thinking about redoing your kitchen? Learn the major factors that impact cost and how to prioritize at this free seminar open to the public. Learn from the experts at Kitchen Concepts on Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. KConcepts.com/Seminars

EVENT DATE : May 19, 11:00AM - May 19, 1:00PM

Today, retiring adults want more options, more space and more premium amenities–all in one place. Come tour the Westover Retirement Community and learn what it's like to live at a five-star rated community. Whether you’re interested in moving in or just want to learn more, meet current residents and tour their lovely homes. RSVP by May 16 at 513.896.8080. Community-First.org

EVENT DATE : May 19, 5:00PM - May 20, 11:00PM

The name says it all. Enjoy delicious BBQ and brews at this annual two-day event hosted by The Rotary Club of West Chester & Liberty. The Cincy Blues Society will offer great live music. Plus, there will be a kids' zone, a cigar lounge and a car show. Just $5 per person (children under 12 are free). BuckeyeBBQFest.org

EVENT DATE : May 20, 12:00PM - May 20, 6:00PM

Join in on the 5th Annual Women’s Wine & Chocolate Walk hosted in historic downtown Middletown. This event is a wine and chocolate tasting just for the ladies, with some shopping, dining and entertainment. Although walking is involved, they can’t promise that you will burn more calories than you consume. Get your tickets now, before they sell out! DowntownMiddletown.org

EVENT DATE : May 20, 1:30PM - May 20, 6:00PM

Participate in Safety Day by attending one of two sessions at Goldfish Swim School on Saturday, May 20. First session is 1:30-3:30 p.m., and the second session is 4-6 p.m. Families will learn about different water safety topics/tips from the experts at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and each session also includes an Open Family Swim. Register in advance 513.857.1700. GoldfishSwimSchool.com

EVENT DATE : May 20, 2:00PM - May 20, 10:00PM

The Oxford Chamber of Commerce will host its 10th Annual Oxford Wine Festival & Craft Beer in Uptown Oxford on Saturday, May 20. The worlds of wine, beer, live music, art, merchants and food will converge amidst the quaint streets of the unique college town. Don’t miss the celebration! Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the entrance. OxfordWineFestival.com

EVENT DATE : May 24, 7:00AM - May 24, 4:00PM

Though we know many students may already be counting down, the last day of school for Lakota is Wednesday, May 24. Graduation for Lakota East students is Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and for Lakota West students it's Friday, May 19. Both graduations will be at the Cintas Center. Congratulations to all students, teachers, staff and administrators! LakotaOnline.com  

EVENT DATE : May 26, 8:00PM - May 26, 11:00PM

Spend an evening in the great outdoors, stargazing! With help from the Cincinnati Astronomical Society and their telescopes you'll be able to take an up-close look at the moon, planets and stars that fill the night sky at Huffman Park in Fairfield. Please register by calling 513-867-5348 for any days that you would like to attend. GetToTheBC.com

EVENT DATE : May 31, 9:00AM - May 31, 10:00AM

Celebrate Memorial Day at a traditional community parade presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7696 to honor those who have served and continue to serve in our military. The parade begins on Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester concludes with a ceremony at West Chester Cemetery on West Chester Road. WestChesterOH.org

EVENT DATE : May 31, 7:00PM - May 31, 9:00PM

It's Hump Day! Celebrate the middle of the week with an evening concert at the beautiful VOA lake. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and friends, every Wednesday throughout the summer (May 31 - August 23) for a variety of bands. A tasty dinner and drinks will be available for purchase on the Ronald Reagan Lodge patio. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : June 2, 5:00PM - June 2, 7:00PM

You won't want to miss an evening of music, food trucks and beverages at Butler County's annual United Way Community Kick-Off. Partner agencies will be on hand to give out information about how their organizations positively impact the community. Come out for a night of community fun! BC-UnitedWay.org