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Friday, July 17, 2015

10 Back to School Events in Tucson 2015 ~ Free backpacks and more!

Get free backpacks, school supplies, immunizations, haircuts, food, services, and more for school kids in the Tucson area!

Back to School Dates:
July 15
Baboquivari Unified School District
July 20
Vail School District - K - 8
July 24
Vail School District - High Schools
July 29
Sunnyside Unified School District
July 30
Benson Unified School District
August 3
Bisbee Unified School District
Bowie Unified School District
Marana Unified School District
Sahuarita Unified School District
Sierra Vista Unified School District
Tombstone Unified School District
August 5 
Fort Huachuca Accommodation District
St. David Unified School District
Tanque Verde Unified School District
August 6
Amphitheater School District
Catalina Foothills Unified School District
Douglas Unified School District
Flowing Wells Unified School District
Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District
Nogales Unified School District
Tucson Unified School District
August 10
Ajo School District
Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District
Willcox Unified School District 
(From TucsonNewsnow.com)

What: Backpack Event back out at Estes Elementary. We'll have backpacks filled with school supplies, the gently used clothing bank, and haircuts available for the community families that need them. We are working together with our community to make back to school a wonderful time!
When:July 18th 8am-12noon
Where: Estes Elementary 11280 W. Grier Road

What: Just Between Friends Sale and Community Day Arizona Families along with More to the Story Entertainment will have a Jedi Training event at the 1/2 price sale from 12noon-1pm on Saturday July 25.
When:July 23-July 25 See all the times HERE
Where:Tucson Convention Center

What:2015 EL RIO FREE BACK TO SCHOOL Immunizations, Dental Screenings, Eye Screenings Health Care Coverage Information will also be offered Some booster seats and backpacks.In order to receive services, a legal parent or guardian must be present.
When Saturday, July 25, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm
Where:El Rio Community Health Center 839 W. Congress

What: Back to School Safety & Health Fair Please join The Tucson Police Foundation and the officers of the Tucson Police Department at the 3rd Annual Back to School Safety & Health Fair.  free school supplies, safety & health information, screenings and demonstrations while supplies last. Learn CPR – Get a Free Flu shot – Learn about safe internet use – Anti-Bullying information – Bicycle safety tips, and much, much more!
Free booster seats provided by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (while supplies last, child must be present, 5-8 years of age, weigh more than 40 lbs, and be less than 4’9” in height). Free bicycle helmets provided by Tucson Medical Center (while supplies last, child must be present, meet fitting requirements)Free fingerprinting for kids K-12th grade, provided by the Fraternal Order of Police Tucson Lodge #1. 
When: Saturday, July 25 from 10a – 1p. 
Where: The Fair will take place at Park Place Mall in center court and East mall hallway (by Sears).

What:Feria de La Lectura - Reading Fair Familias de Tucson, si sus hijos todavía no tienen sus mochilas listas para el regreso a la escuela, no se pierdan el evento gratuito Feria de La Lectura. Ahí podrán disfrutar de actividades para niños, libros y ¡mochilas gratis! Tucson Families, if your children don't have their backpacks all ready to go back to school, don't miss this free event Reading Fair.  There they can enjoy children's activities, free books and backpacks!

When:El sábado 25 de julio Saturday, July 25 9am-2pm

Where: Pueblo Activity Center 101 W. Irvington Road- on the corner of 6th ave.

What: TMC Back to School Basics event! Come down to TMC's Marshall Conference Center on July 26th to get backpacks, bike helmets and booster seats! Spread the word.
When:July 26 10am-2pm
Where:TMC Marshall Center 5301 E. Grant Rd.

What:Interfaith Community Services event Free backpacks & school supplies for students from K-12. Maximum of three children per family; birth certificate or immunization record required.
When:10 am - 1pm or until supplies run out Monday July 27 
Where: 2 locations ICS Main Office at 2820 W. Ina, and the ICS Eastside Office at 8701 E. Old Spanish Trail. 

What:The 4th Annual Pantano MOPS Community Fair Nearly 100 vendors will be representing Arts, Crafts, Skincare, Health & Wellness, Home Décor, Financial Services, Inspirational Gifts, Jewelry, Books, and Local Businesses. Family-friendly activities will include a jumping castle and face painting. We will also have a Mom 2 Mom sale, food trucks, raffle items for sale, and a silent auction. Admission is FREE!
When:August 1st, 2015 from 8 am to 1 pm. 
Where:Pantano Christian Church 1755 S. Houghton Rd. 

What: Back-to-School BashThere will be free backpacks given along with free school supplies like paper, pens, pencils, etc.  There will also be a free pancake breakfast including sausage, eggs and juice.  You will also have a chance to win some great prizes, like games, bikes and tablets during the raffle.  There will also be great vendors and some really fun toys to see including the TFD helicopter and much more!  And don't forget your swimsuit, because the Clements pool will be free, thanks to the William Clements Center Parks and Rec staff.  So mark you calendars, this is one great party for school, before school!
When:August 1 at 8 a.m-12noon
Where:The Clements Recreation Center at 8155 E. Poinciana Drive.
Ward 4 is City Councilor Shirley Scott hosts her annual Back-to-School Bash. All events will kick off at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast.

What:2015 EL RIO FREE BACK TO SCHOOL Immunizations, Dental Screenings, Eye Screenings Health Care Coverage Information will also be offered Some booster seats and backpacks.In order to receive services, a legal parent or guardian must be present.
When Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm
Where:El Pueblo/El Rio  101 W. irvington Building 10


What: Community Resource Fair
Please join us for the free Backpack to School event on Saturday, August 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Flowing Wells Junior High School. Get ready to go back to school with:
  • Free backpacks
  • Free immunizations
  • Free food
  • Free sports physicals for students
  • Free hair cut vouchers
For more information contact us atinfo@gapmin.com
When: Saturday, August 1
Where: Flowing Wells Jr. High 4545 N. La Cholla

What:AZ Bilingual KIDZ EXPO Over 1000 back packs and school supplies will be given away !!! Health booths, kids booths. fashions hows, painting, crafts and more!
When:Saturday, August 1 10am-2pm
Where:El Pueblo Regional Center 101 W. Irvington


  1. Hi I am looking for stuff for Nogales,AZ but dont have much do you know of any? I would really appreciate it.


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