Back to School festivals with free school supplies

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is hosting two Back to School festivals, at Sugar Creek Library, 4045 North Tryon Street, and Hickory Grove Library, 5935 Hickory Grove Road. There will be free entertainment and educational programs, as well as free school supplies. Call 704-416-4412 for information.

Hickory Grove

Saturday, August 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kids in grades K-12, plus their parents, must register between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to be eligible for the free school supplies. Supplies are limited. Both the child and parent must be present.

9:00-10:00 Registration

10:15 Welcome and Step Team Performance

10:30 Fun and Fitness for Kids Grades Preschool/Kindergarten-2nd

10:30 Building Confidence Workshop Grades 3rd - 5th

10:30 “How to Write It How to Say It” Workshop for Adults

10:30 Drawing 3D objects in midair with the 3Doodler Pens

10:30 “Delete Isn’t Forever” Workshop for Teens

Bouncy House, Food on the blacktop. Musical entertainment by Abe Reid

Distribution of School Supplies

Sugar Creek

Saturday, August 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kids in grades K-12, plus their parents, must register between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to be eligible for the free school supplies. Supplies are limited. Both the child and parent must be present.

9:00-10:00 Registration

10:15 Welcome/Meet and Greet Staff Book Beats Performance from Mr. Malcolm and Company

10:30 Smile Starters Grades Kindergarten – 5th

10:30 Back to School Get Organized! Grades 6th-12th

11:30 Stand Up and Speak Out Against Bullying Grades 3rd-5th

11:30 Explore Your Library and Online Resources Grades 6th-12th

Face Painting, Library Tours, “I CAN” Get Caught, Get a Library Card Sign-Up, Library Scavenger Hunt

Distribution of School Supplies

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