Back to School Readiness Event by Altrusa
Believe it or not, back-to-school events are already starting up, and Altrusa is hosting a helpful one. If you're a resident of Farmington, Prairie Grove, Lincoln, Greenland, or West Fork (though no one from Washington County will be turned away), take your kids to Prairie Grove Elementary for a free backpack full of school supplies, a free haircut, and a free lunch (parents, you get a free lunch too!). Games, prizes, face painting, and a vendor fair for parents. Each
child will be able to select two free books to take home. Date: Saturday, July 29
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Prairie Grove Elementary School
Back to School Bash
July 29th 4pm to 6pm
Mercy and Grace Cathedral
5185 Apple Rd Springdale
FREE Back to School Garage Sale
Grandview Baptist Church
1001 Highway 143
Berryville, AR 72616
Saturday, July 29, 2017
8:00AM - 2:00 PM
School Supplies * Clean Used Clothes * Toiletries
KIDS NEED TO BE PRESENT TO GET SCHOOL SUPPLIES
July 30th -12pm to 2pm
Variety Insurance- Annual Back To School- 500 Back Pack Give-Away
106 E Emma in Springdale
Backpacks for all Carroll County Children
Beginning Wed, Aug 2nd from 9:40 am to 2 pm
Every Wednesday at that time until the backpacks are gone
489 Bunch Springs Rd, Berryville, AR 72616
Thursday, Aug 3rd from 3-7 pm at the Bobcat Arena (by Berryville Elementary School) Anyone enrolled in Berryville Schools
Will sign up at this event to have school supplies delivered to the classroom
August 3rd School Supplies/ Backpack Bonanza in Farmington at 5pm - 7pm Annual Back to School Bonanza is a community outreach sponsored by the Farmington United Methodist Church. Free event giving away tennis shoes and socks, underwear, backpack,haircuts, some school supplies, vision screenings, dental screenings, and Kindergarten Health Physicals to start school. All are welcome- this community outreach program serves 600 children each year. Student must be present to receive services.
Backpacks for Kids Tickets are available NOW! (until they're gone)
Locations and Times
Samaritan Market in Rogers
Tuesday through Thursday from 9am to 11am
Smaritan Market in Springdale
Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 11am
BackPacks for Kids Day 2017 is Saturday, Aug. 5. Times and locations are listed at the bottom of the page. NOTE: You MUST get your backpack ticket in advance. NO tickets will be handed out Aug. 5 and NO backpacks will be given without a ticket. FREE tickets are now available at the locations listed on the graphic above. We have 3300 tickets available and there's still time to get yours! Questions? Call Joe Raleigh or Shannon Green at 479.636.4198.
Sat, August 5- School Supplies/ Backpack Giveaway in Elkins at 9am pick by 10:30am- Community Center will be giving away over 600 backpacks filled with supplies for ages K-12th Grade at Elkins Community Center. Free haircuts, Hot dogs, games, inflatables, door prizes, and more. Register your students at www.rmccofnwa.com. 479.616.4634 with any questions.**students must be present to receive supplies*
Samaritan's Feet Event on Saturday, August 5th from 9am - 12pm here at the church. We will offer the children of Bentonville & surrounding areas a pair of new socks and a pair of sneakers for children in grades K -12. Must register.
First United Methodist Church Bentonville
August 6th - 11:00am- 2:00pm
Rodeo of the Ozarks
1423 E Emma in Springdale
*Child must have parent present
Altrusa International of Washington County will be distributing 300 bags full of school supplies to families in need. Prairie Grove High School. Saturday August 8th 12:00-2:00pm The group will provide free back-to-school items, as well as haircuts and lunch. DHS registration will also be available on site. Families with children of all ages are welcome.
Back to School Shoe Distribution
Saturday, august 13
All students who receive free or reduced price meals are eligible to pick up a new pair of shoes (Eureka Springs, Berryville, and Green Forest)
First Assembly of God in Springdale is hosting a Back to School Backpack Giveaway and Fun Day on August 15.
The event will take place at the church at 1605 West Robinson Avenue from 10:00 a.m. till noon.
Free backpacks will go to the first 500 children.
The event is open to the public and there will be inflatables & games for kids!
2017 ARKANSAS SALES TAX HOLIDAY
Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday, beginning Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. State and local sales tax will not be collected during this 48-hour period on the sale of: (1) Clothing and footwear if the sales price is less than one hundred dollars ($100) per item; (2) Clothing accessories and equipment if the sales price is less than fifty dollars ($50) per item; (3) School supplies; (4) School art supplies; and (5) School instructional materials. For more information, contact a customer service representative by phone Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. at (501) 682-7104. Clothing- Less Than $100.00 Per Item
-- List provided to us by Dayspring Behavioral Health Services
Staff of the Northwest Arkansas Community Parent Resource Center (including original content as well as curated links to various authors around the web.)