Back to School Events

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It's time for the hustle and bustle of Back to School, and we've rounded up a few events and school supply drives to get you and your family in the right frame of mind!

 

EVENTS

Back to School Block Party

Aug. 5, 1 – 4 p.m.

Liberty Center

7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township

facebook.com/events/459115501227141/

Enjoy health screenings, get a library card, learn about tutoring, sample some snacks, listen to live music and more at this FREE back-to-school and health and wellness fair.

 

Northern Kentucky Harvest

Saturday, Aug. 11

9 – 11 a.m.

702 Arbor View Lane, Cold Springs, KY

859-291-6789

facebook.com/northernkentuckyharvest

Breakfast and backpack give-away event. Activities, school supplies and breakfast provided.

 

Operation Give Back

Saturday, Aug. 11

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

10891 Millington Court, Cincinnati

513-489-2023

ogiveback.com

Back-to-school supply give away.

 

Church on Fire Ministries

Friday, Aug. 10; 6 – 9 p.m.

10544 Harrison Ave., Harrison

513-367-7772

mycfm.org

School supplies, haircuts, activities, food and raffle for grades K – 5.

 

Junior Women’s Club Back to School Bash

Friday, Aug. 10; 6 – 9 p.m.

800 Oak Ave., Wyoming

513-821-7600

wyomingohio.gov/event/

jwc-presents-back-to-schoolbash/?instance_id=2173

Music, food, drinks and fun to kick off the 2018/2019 school year. All sales donated back to local community.

 

blue manatee’s Back to School Bash

Aug. 13, 1 p.m.

blue manatee children’s bookstore

3094 Madison Road, Cincinnati

513-731-2665

bluemanateebooks.com

RSVP in advance for some fun stories and crafts to start off the new school year.  

 

PJ Library’s Back to School Ice Cream Social

Aug. 19, 3 – 5 p.m.

Mayerson JCC

8485 Ridge Road, Cincinnati

mayersonjcc.org

RSVP for this FREE event that includes ice cream, summer memories, and new friends.

 

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVES

Cincinnati Mattress Firm Foster Kids School Supply Drive

All day through Sept. 2

mattressfirmfosterkids.org

Visit any Mattress Firm in Cincinnati and donate your school items to local foster children to help them be confident in school too, or donate online.

 

Crayons to Computers

350 Tennessee Ave., Avondale

crayons2computers.org

Donate supplies or volunteer to help out students in the Greater Cincinnati area.

 

Christian Outreach and Wellness

Tue an Thu, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. while supplies last

3710 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati

513-871-8611

christoutreach.org

 

 

Amanda Hayward is a freelance writer from Cincinnati, Ohio, and a military wife and mom of two. She is also a group fitness instructor and loves running and cooking up healthy recipes in her spare time.

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