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FoundCare’s Back-to-School Health Fair, Aug. 7, 1 to 6 p.m. Stu­dents can get free back-toschool phys­i­cals and im­mu­niza­tions, plus ev­ery child will re­ceive a free back­pack filled with school sup­plies. The health fair has a su­per­hero theme, and kids are en­cour­aged to dress up as their fa­vorite char­ac­ter and par­tic­i­pate in a cos­tume con­test with prizes. There also will be a DJ, dancers, face painters and more at FoundCare Health Cen­ter, 2330 S. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach.

Back-to-School Splash, Aug.

8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kids ages 5-12 can en­joy un­lim­ited ac­cess to four in­flat­able wa­ter slides, a wa­ter-spray­ing in­flat­able ele­phant, bub­bles, crafts, games, prizes, music, give­aways, school sup­plies, and ad­mis­sion to the in­door Chil­dren’s Science Ex­plo­rium at this free event. Kid­friendly con­ces­sions will be avail­able for pur­chase. Bring sun­screen, bug spray, bot­tled wa­ter, tow­els, hats, and a change of clothes if plan­ning to visit the Ex­plo­rium or Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Mil­i­tary Trail, Boca Ra­ton. Su­

Back-to-School Bash, Aug.

10, 3-7 p.m. En­joy school sup­ply give­aways and fun back-toschool ac­tiv­i­ties. Mon­key Joe’s (Lake Worth), 6250 Lan­tana Road, Bay 18, Lake Worth.

Back-to-School Bash and Back­pack Give­away, Aug. 11, 10

a.m.-1 p.m. Join us for food and drinks, kids zumba, dance group, music, raf­fles and free back­pack give­away. Cather­ine Strong Splash Park, 1500 SW Sixth St., Del­ray Beach. Free.

Broward County

Back-to-School Event, to­day, 12-4 p.m. The 100 Peo­ple Project and Girl Gang wel­come par­ents and teach­ers to come get free school sup­plies, in­clud­ing note­books, pen­cils, crayons, mark­ers, binders, back­packs, glue sticks, etc. Please take only what you need. There will be plenty of fun for the kids, in­clud­ing a bounce house and games, and raf­fles for ACE Ed­u­ca­tional sup­plies and gift cards for school clothes shop­ping. Quiet Wa­ters Park, 401 S. Pow­er­line Road, Deer­field Beach.

Back-to-School Bash, Tues­day, 7-9 p.m. Book­bag and school sup­plies give­aways for the kids, plus food for the guests. Hopewell Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church,

890 NW 15th St., Pom­pano Beach.

Broward’s Back-to-School Com­mu­nity Ex­trav­a­ganza, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Each child present will re­ceive one back­pack filled with school sup­plies, read­ing books, a pair of shoes and other good­ies while sup­plies last. Sign up for Flor­ida Kid­care and free and re­duced lunch. Doors close promptly at 2 p.m. For im­mu­niza­tions, please bring a copy of im­mu­niza­tion records, par­ent’s ID and proof of ad­dress. Call 954-377-1000 Mon­day-Fri­day for in­for­ma­tion. Blanche Ely High School, 1201 NW Sixth Ave., in Pom­pano Beach (broward­

/Page/40328), and also at Hal­lan­dale High School, 720 NW Ninth Ave., Hal­lan­dale Beach.

Back-to-School Bash at Young At Art Mu­seum, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Come cel­e­brate the end of the sum­mer and kick off the new school year at YAA! Pre­pare for new classes and friends with fun, hands-on art ac­tiv­i­ties in­spired by the new­est ex­hi­bi­tion: Satur­day Morn­ing Car­toons, The Story of King Kapow! by Christo­pher Ian Mac­far­lane. Make My Crea­ture Pen­cil Top­pers, BFF Friend­ship Bracelets, Back-to-School Book­marks and more. Then, en­joy the Back-to-School Dance Party and take a tour of the Art In­sti­tute. Events free with paid ad­mis­sion to the mu­seum. Young At Art Mu­seum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. youn­gatart­mu­

Back-to-School Bash, Satur­day, 12-3 p.m. Join Women of Em­pow­er­ment for a free event for all Broward County K-12 stu­dents with fun ac­tiv­i­ties and school sup­ply give­aways. ArtServe, 1350 E. Sun­rise Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale.

T.R.U.E. Back-to-School Health Fair, Satur­day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Event brings health ser­vices, health ed­u­ca­tion and backto-school sup­plies to the com­mu­nity. First Bap­tist Church Fort of Laud­erdale, 301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale. broward .flori­da­

Ebenezer Back-to-School Health Fair, Satur­day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free back-to-school sup­plies, screen­ings and health in­for­ma­tion. Ebenezer De­liv­er­ance Tem­ple, 2340 Grif­fin Road, Da­nia Beach. broward .flori­da­

Lauder­hill Com­mu­nity Back-to-School Event, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free health ser­vices, Back-to-School sup­plies and in­for­ma­tion. West Ken Lark Park, 1321 NW 33rd Ave., Lauder­hill. broward.flor­ida

Col­lier City Fam­ily Fun Day, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free well­ness in­for­ma­tion, health re­sources and screen­ings. Mc­Nair Park, 951 NW 27th Ave., Pom­pano Beach. broward.flor­ida

Back-to-School Round-Up, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kick off the school year with rides, games, music and food. The up­dated Sun­rise Neigh­bor­hood Schools Guide will be avail­able. There also will be a Pre-K Cor­ral with re­sources and give­aways for fam­i­lies with young chil­dren. Free. Sun­rise Civic Cen­ter, 10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sun­rise. sun­

Back-to-School Chil­dren of the Lo­tus Re­treat, Satur­day,

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free back-toschool well­ness event is a bal­anced approach for chil­dren ages 5-18 in­clud­ing stress man­age­ment and per­sonal de­vel­op­ment work­shops fea­tur­ing mind­ful­ness, yoga, vi­sion­ing, Teen Moms who Dare to Achieve, healthy cook­ing and eat­ing, Reiki, Qigong, par­ent­ing your in­tu­itive child, dreams, find­ing your pur­pose, mind­ful­ness com­mu­ni­ca­tions, How To Build Self-Es­teem, mind­ful­ness for ed­u­ca­tors and par­ents, plus free healthy snacks and lunches and a back­pack give­away. Free. Mi­ra­mar Com­plex Cen­ter, 6700 Mi­ra­mar Park­way. Reg­is­ter on­line. dream­catch­ers

forthe­ Back-to-School Blast, Aug.

5, 1-4 p.m. Free back-to-school sup­plies and health in­for­ma­tion at the Franklin Park Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 2501 Franklin Drive, Fort Laud­erdale. broward.flori­da­

Back 2 School Bash, Aug. 10,

6-9 p.m. En­joy games, a live band, lo­cal ven­dors, free hair­cuts, a give­away of back­packs and school sup­plies, the Open Streets Bike Safety and Health Fair, and more. Free. Fos­ter Park,

609 NW Sixth Ave., Hal­lan­dale Beach. Hal­lan­dale­

Back-to-School Ex­trav­a­ganza, Aug. 11, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude break­fast, a book bag and school sup­plies give­away, hair care and sa­lon ser­vices, one com­plete school uni­form and in­for­ma­tive sem­i­nars. Free. Hope Church of Christ,

1800 N. State Road 7, Hol­ly­wood. hopechur­

The Big Give Back/Alert To­day Flor­ida, Aug. 11, 10

a.m.-2 p.m. En­joy pedes­trian and bike safety demon­stra­tions, free hel­mets and safety gear, free child ID kits, a child tal­ent show, music, food, ac­tiv­i­ties, games, prizes, con­tests, give­aways, child self-de­fense demon­stra­tions, and free back­packs filled with school sup­plies for the up­com­ing school year for the first 500 chil­dren. Rev. Sa­muel Delevoe Memo­rial Park, 2520 NW Sixth St., Fort Laud­erdale. big­give­

Back-to-School Health Fair, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Unin­sured chil­dren on Med­i­caid who live in South Broward County can re­ceive free im­mu­niza­tions, vi­sion and hear­ing screen­ings and phys­i­cal health ex­ams for Broward County Schools at South Broward Com­mu­nity Health Ser­vices, 4105 Pem­broke Road, Hol­ly­wood. The first 100 chil­dren are guar­an­teed; re­main­ing chil­dren will be seen as time per­mits un­til 2 p.m. A copy of the child’s cur­rent im­mu­niza­tion records is re­quired for im­mu­niza­tions.­en­dar/health-fair

Mount Bethel Back-toSchool Give­away and Fam­ily Fair, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free back-to-school sup­plies, en­ter­tain­ment and health re­sources ed­u­ca­tion. Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 W. Sun­rise Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale. -back-school-com­mu­nity-events

Flor­ida Kid­Care Back-toSchool Im­mu­niza­tion Fair, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health fair, im­mu­niza­tions, back­pack & give­aways, school sup­plies, bi­cy­cle hel­mets. Free. Lauder­hill Mall, 1267 NW 40th Ave.

lauder­hill­ Back-to-School Week­end at Flamingo Gar­dens, Aug. 11-12. See the whim­si­cal glass and metal crea­tures of the Glasstu­dio Borowski “Fables & Fairy­tales” ex­hibit through­out the gar­dens. Learn “An­i­mal Se­crets” in the Gallery from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. En­joy crafts, con­tests and games, a free train ride and wa­ter­slides while DJ Dig­i­tal An­ar­chy spins pop­u­lar tunes. $19.95; $12.95 for ages 3-11. Flamingo Gar­dens,

3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie. Flamin­goGar­

Back-to-School Block Party, Aug. 12, 1-3 p.m. Back-to-school give­aways, hair­cuts, hair styling, DJ, bounce house, food and more. Wel­come Bap­tist Church,

3480 NE Third Ave, Oakland Park.

Back-to-School Bash, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The An­nual Bless­ing of the Teach­ers and Stu­dents fol­lowed by a Back-toSchool Bash with lunch, games, scav­enger hunts, raf­fles and a dance party. First Pres­by­te­rian Church “The Pink Church,” 2331 NE 26th Ave., Pom­pano Beach.

Mi­ami-Dade County

Back to the Hood Youth Fo­rum, Fri­day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. School sup­ply give­aways, free food, guest speak­ers and more. El­iz­a­beth Vir­rick Park, 3255 Plaza St., Mi­ami.

Back-to-School at The Falls, Satur­day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Arts and craft ac­tiv­i­ties, face paint­ing, bal­loon artist, science and art projects, sto­ry­telling, safety and sports demon­stra­tions, per­for­mances, char­ac­ter meet & greet, food sam­pling, goodie bags, music, raf­fles and ex­hibitors. Free. The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St., Mi­ami. si­ /news-and-events

Orange Bowl Fam­ily Fun & Fit Day, Satur­day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. En­joy food trucks, ven­dors, music, games, raf­fle give­aways, bounce houses, car­i­ca­tur­ists and face paint­ing for chil­dren. Kids in at­ten­dance will re­ceive free hair­cuts and free back­packs filled with school sup­plies. Free. Betty T. Fer­gu­son Recre­ational Com­plex, 3000 NW 199th St. in Mi­ami Gar­dens. com­mu­­i­ly­fu­nand­fit­day/

Back-to-School Splash and Ed­u­ca­tion Sum­mit, Satur­day,

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Live music, a bounce house, wa­ter slide, lunch, re­fresh­ments, free back­pack and school sup­ply raf­fle, and work­shops for par­ents and stu­dents on school safety, deal­ing with bul­lies, ap­ply­ing to col­lege and more. Don’t for­get proper swim at­tire and a towel. Free. Cut­ler Ridge Park, 10100 SW 200th St., Cut­ler Bay. cut­ler­

Ed­u­ca­tion En­rich­ment Re­source Fair, Satur­day, 9

a.m.-1 p.m. Fam­i­lies are in­vited to at­tend this in­for­ma­tive work­shop on ed­u­ca­tion ser­vices. The event will in­clude a light break­fast, re­sources for chil­dren and fam­i­lies and back­pack give­aways for North Mi­ami’s Dis­trict 3 res­i­dents. North Mi­ami Pub­lic Li­brary, 835 NE 132 St., North Mi­ami. 305-891-5535 or north­mi­am­

Na­tional Night Out & Backto-School Night, Aug. 7, 5-8 p.m. Learn about safety aware­ness and crime preven­tion tech­niques. Free back­packs and sup­plies will be dis­trib­uted to school-aged res­i­dents who reg­is­ter at Do­ral Legacy Park. Child must be present at event to re­ceive book­bag. Do­ral Legacy Park, 11400 NW 82nd St., Do­ral.

North Mi­ami Beach Backto-School Health Fair & Book Bag Give­away, Aug. 9, 5-8 p.m. Health Fair and give­aways. The free school sup­plies are only for North Mi­ami Beach res­i­dents. Proof of res­i­dency re­quired. Chil­dren must be present to re­ceive book bag and school sup­plies while sup­plies last. McDon­ald Cen­ter, 17501 NE 19th Ave., North Mi­ami Beach.

Back-to-School Health Fair, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free health screen­ings, back­packs, school sup­plies, fam­ily fun, en­ter­tain­ment and lunch at the Doris Ison Health Cen­ter, 10300 SW 216 St., Mi­ami. Back-to-School Bash and Re­source Fair, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn healthy eat­ing tips, back-to-school pre­pared­ness in­for­ma­tion and more, plus give­aways, food, and en­ter­tain­ment. Free back­packs for North Mi­ami res­i­dents only on a first­come, first-served ba­sis. Adults must ac­com­pany chil­dren. Joe Ce­lestin Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1525 NW 135th St, North Mi­ami. north­mi­am­

Back-to-School Ex­trav­a­ganza, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Book bags, school sup­plies, in­for­ma­tion and re­sources. Hanan’s Aca­demic De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter,

13250 NW 28th Ave, Opa-locka. -back-to-school-ex­trav­a­ganza

-tick­ets-17679342389?aff=ebapi Back-to-School Splash Bash Ad­ven­ture, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Splash around in a bub­bly foam pool, then dry off with a train ride and arts & crafts. The City of Mi­ami’s Splash­tac­u­lar Firetruck Hose Soak and Bub­bles Show can’t be missed. Mercy Hos­pi­tal, 3663 S. Mi­ami Ave., Mi­ami. Reg­is­ter at Back-to-School at Sun­set Place, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. En­joy give­aways, free food, snow cones, games, face paint­ing, music and a wel­come kit for the first 50 kids at Shops at Sun­set Place (Sun­set en­trance). 5825 Sun­set Drive, South Mi­ami. shop­sun­set­

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