Back to School Events 2017: Listed by Date
*this is a work in progress page! Keep checking back!
July 18, 2017
Herron Rehab & Wellness Center Block Party
607 W Oak Street
West Frankfort, Illinois
Backpack Giveways, Bounce Houses, Face Painting
FREE Food & Drink
July 23, 2017
TCC School Rocks Backpack Giveaways- 3 locations
1pm - 4pm
1200 South Park Avenue
Herrin, Illinois- http://tccrocks.com/locations
Benton- confirmed via phone
109 N. Central Street
West City, Illinois 62812
34 Southtowne Shopping Center
Du Quoin, Illinois 62832
Although the TCC website indicates they are participating in the giveaway, it is a good check with actual store before arriving to confirm Each backpack is filled with glue sticks, spiral notebooks, pencils, rulers, folders, and pencil boxes, so that each child can go to school feeling confident and ready to learn
The Cellular Connection in Harrisburg, a local Verizon store at 618 N. Commercial St., will have a backpack giveaway Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. In addition, they will have a cookout, and Dental Safari will be on site to provide free teeth cleanings. The program is part of a nationwide program by Round Room LLC, the nation's largest Verizon authorized wireless retailer and parent company of TCC and Wireless Zone stores, to give back to local communities.
July 28, 2017
Harrah's Casino Metropolis Back To School Celebration
W. 10th Street
Free supplies and services will be available while supplies last for all children (K-12 only) including: School supplies, drug awareness material, dental cleanings, vaccinations and exams.
Medical Mission and Back to School Celebration
Please visit http://images.acswebnetworks.com/1/1830/OnMissioninCairoJuly2017.pdf for more information on this event!
July 28, 2017
FREE Community Back to School Event
Hosted by Love and Truth Church
Carterville Community Center
120 N Greenbrier
Bring your whole family out for free games, music, and food!
There will be free school supplies for kindergartners through seniors. **AS LONG AS SUPPLIES LAST**MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE SUPPLIES**
Free basic hair cuts for kindergartners through seniors. **FIRST COME FIRST SERVE**
If your business would like to be involve please contact the church at (618) 985-6239
July 29, 2017
4th Annual Integrity Healthcare of Herrin Back to School Bash
1900 N Park Ave
For more information, please call (618) 942-2525.
Join us for free school supplies, hair-cuts, dental exams, food, sweets and bounce houses!
August 2, 2017
Shawnee Worship Center School Supply Giveaway and Worship Night
98 Oliver Street
Join the Shawnee Worship Center for our annual School Supply Giveaway and Community Night on Wednesday, August 2nd. The doors will open at 6:00pm
August 5, 2017
Lifesource Church Back To School Bash
1101 E 6th Street (old grade school) West Frankfort, Illinois
Registration 10 am
Backpacks filled, bundled supplies, food and drinks, music and other prizes
T-shirt launch ages K-12
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Back to School Bash
400 E Main Street
The purpose of this event is to provide book bags, school supplies, free dental cleanings, free school physicals, and food and fun for students in the community.
Dorrisville Baptist Church Back to School Bash
1300 S Feazel Street
We shop from the Harrisburg school lists, but students from other schools are welcome to participate. This is for students Pre-K thru high school. Please note students must be accompanied by an adult, we look forward to helping our community get ready for school! The Dental Safari team will begin at noon seeing students, but the other services will begin around 4 pm. We will open the doors earlier so families can wait in the air conditioning.
School supplies from Harrisburg school lists
Dental exams by Dental Safari- 12-6
Metropolis Public Library Back to School Bash
317 Metropolis Street
Metropolis Public Library, Illinois
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a day of fun! The Back to School Bash includes refreshments, activities and door prizes!
August 6, 2017
Annual Back to School Bash
Anna First Nazarene Church
100 Kirk St, Anna, Illinois
10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Located at the Fellowship Hall located next to the Church. School supplies will be available for students from Pre-School through College.
August 9, 2017
Freewill Baptist Church Back 2 School Bash
16891 Pittsburgh Rd.
Come and join us for our upcoming Back 2 School Bash where we will be giving away FREE school supplies, haircuts, prizes, and more! Check out "Ask the Pastor" and make sure to register for FREE gifts!
If you would like to have a Dental Exam with Dental Safari call the church office at 618-982-2230 for an appointment. You will need to bring your insurance card and any copayment due at the time. Registration forms will be sent to you that you will need to fill out and bring back. You will need to be at the church 15 minutes before your appointment to get checked in. Appointments are available from 6 pm to 8pm.
www.pittsburgfwb.org for more information
Little Chapel Church Back to School Blessings
Little Chapel Church
3859 Highway 34 North
Haircuts, Head lice check, family boutique open, backpacks, school supplies. First come, first serve.
August 12, 2017
The Potter's Way Church School Supply Giveaway
311 S Main Street
This is our 6th annual Back to School supply give-away. We will provide a book bags filled with basic school supplies that are grade appropriate. Safari Dental will also be on sight to do dental exams. To participate, your child(ren) MUST be PRE-REGISTERED. Please contact Pastor Roger Webb @ 513-8550.