1 GRADUATIONS — Caps off to all the high school graduates heading into this weekend. The four Franklin County high schools will all have their graduations on Saturday this year. The schedule is as follows:
West Franklin — 10 a.m., high school gymnasium, 511 E. Franklin St., Pomona
Central Heights — 2 p.m., gymnasium, 3521 Ellis Road, Richmond
Wellsville — 2 p.m., Jim Wright Track, 602 Walnut St., Wellsville
Ottawa — 7 p.m., Steve Grogan Stadium, 1120 S. Ash St., Ottawa
2 SPRING ROUND UP — Carnival games, inflatables, ponies, three-legged and wheelbarrow races and more will all be available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Horizon Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center, 1526 Vermont Road, Rantoul. The free community event will also feature demos of the center’s programs, including a “new and innovative reading program,” the event’s Facebook page says. Donations are welcome, the organization said.
3 GARAGE SALES — Keep an eye out this weekend for bargains as Ottawa will be brimming with deals during the annual City-Wide Garage Sale Saturday. The city hosts three annual garage sales every year. The two additional 2017 dates are set for July 22 and Sept. 23. Herald records indicate that 25 to 30 sellers have already registered classifieds with the paper.
Susan Welte is a Herald staff writer. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.