The Pickerington Local School District's first districtwide CommUNITY Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Pickerington High School Central.

The Pickerington Local School District's first districtwide CommUNITY Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Pickerington High School Central.

Organizers said the free event, which is open to the public, was planned to celebrate the Pickerington community's diversity and bring people together by showcasing the various cultures and heritages of its people.

In addition to the community-led informational tables and displays, the event is expected to feature music, dance and a variety of live performances.Organizers sought out community members interested in displaying artifacts from their native countries, sharing a song or dance, dressing in traditional clothing, or leading a session about a craft such as origami, Chinese character writing or henna body art.

District officials said others can get involved by donating time.

Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, cleanup and general support for the day of the event.

They are also looking for donated materials.

Those interested in participating may email shari_ granados@plsd.us with questions.