1. Tom and Anita Perry Memorial Poker Run
The American Legion Riders Post 35 is hosting a memorial poker run Saturday to benefit its Last Ride Fund. Registration and first draw is from 11 a.m. to noon at the Pittsburg American Legion. Stops will include West Mineral Eagles, Columbus VFW and Baxter Springs VFW. The run will end at the Cherokee American Legion.
2. Chase & Ovation at Kansas Crossing
The premier Prince tribute is coming to The Corral at Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel Friday. Tickets are $15 and are available online or at the Kansas Crossing ticket office. The show begins at 8 p.m.
3. PSU Spring Commencement
Pittsburg State University will host commencement ceremonies for spring graduates both Friday and Saturday. Friday evening commencement for the College of Arts and Sciences begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, followed by the Kelce College of Business and College of Arts and Sciences departments of Art, Communication, and History, Philosophy and Social Sciences at 8 p.m. The ceremony for the College of Education begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by the College of Technology at noon.
4. Lakeside 90th Birthday
Lakeside Elementary is celebrating 90 years in Pittsburg with an all-day party Friday. The day will include an open house at 1 p.m., followed by a PTO cookout at 5 p.m. The rest of the evening will be spent sharing memories. Students, alumni and community members are welcome.