The event will include resource booths promoting summer youth opportunities and activities, food vendors (including Cane’s Chicken), a bouncy house for kids and live entertainment. Carson’s staff at Springfield and Jim Scoby also helped organize the event.
Here’s the schedule of events:
• 9 a.m.: Peace Rally, Springfield High School parking lot.
• 10 a.m.: Middle school championship basketball game on portable court at Springfield High School parking lot.
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: High school boys basketball shootout in front and back gyms at SHS. Participating teams: Springfield, Dunbar, Xenia, Butler, Meadowdale, Urbana, Anna and Northwestern. Varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams will play.
• 11 a.m: Elementary championship basketball game on portable court at Springfield High School parking lot.
• 11 a.m.: Springfield baseball all-time greats wiffleball game on the SHS basebal field.
• Noon: Best-of-the-best 3-point contest featuring Danny Davis, Michael McKay, James Cooper, Anthony Freeman and Nate Miller.
• 12:30 p.m.: Alumni dunk contest featuring DaeShawn Jackson, Kamarta Curry and Derick Yarbrough.
• 2 p.m.: Springfield greats flag football game, SHS football field.