Are you dreading or rejoicing that the children will soon be going back to school? Miami-Dade County Public School children start school on Aug. 20, 2018.
To make it easier, we’ve rounded up these back-to-school events and parties, many of which include free school supplies for children.
Aug. 18: Back to School Food Demo & Tasting is ideal for parents who struggle to prepare a healthy lunch for the kids. The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Team will teach attendants how to prepare low-cost, tasty, healthy and easy meals in 30 minute sessions. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fullei Fresh Marketplace, 400 NE 67 St., Miami, FL 33138.
Aug. 18: Back to School Giveaway hosted by North Miami District 4 Councilman Alix Desulme and in partnership with Empowered Youth of Tomorrow Foundation. Kids received backpacks filled with school supplies, there will also be food, games and fun family activities. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clyde W. Judson, Jr. Community Center, 12100 NW 16 Ave., North Miami, FL 33167. Register for event by Aug. 17 by calling 305-895-9815.
Aug. 18 Lake Lucerne Crime Watch Book Bag Giveaway. Hosted by Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis kids receive free bookbags for the school year, free haircuts and enjoy music by DJ Thomas Harper, a performance by Freedom Writers plus prizes and giveaways. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bennett Lifter, 20701 NW 22 Ave., Miami Gardens, FL 33056.
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Fullei Fresh Marketplace
Clyde W. Judson Jr., Community Center