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Backpacks and Burgers for Kids at School Fair

Backpacks and Burgers for Kids at School Fair


Supplies for more than 1,500 children are available at an upcoming back-to-school fair.

Residents are invited to attend the annual Ward 5 back-to-school fair and community celebration from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Doolittle Community Center at 1950 N. J St.

Many community partners will be on hand to help prepare kids for the new school year. Wristbands for children ages 5 to 12 will be distributed at 8:30 a.m., and school supplies will be handed out to them while supplies last, beginning at 9 a.m. 

Childhood immunization shots will be available, so residents should bring their child’s immunization records in order to participate. Children of all ages can enjoy free hamburgers from Fatburger, which is donating 2,000 burgers. There will also be face painters, vendors, music and more while supplies last.