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!



Back to School Block Party

Aug. 5, 1 – 4 p.m.

Liberty Center

7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township

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


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


Back-to-school supply give away.


Church on Fire Ministries

Friday, Aug. 10; 6 – 9 p.m.

10544 Harrison Ave., Harrison


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



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


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

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



Cincinnati Mattress Firm Foster Kids School Supply Drive

All day through Sept. 2

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

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




Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of two. If you don't see her writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.

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