From City of Lubbock:
Mae Simmons Community Center, Voices Coalition, and The Bridge of Lubbock will be hosting their 3rd Annual Back 2 School Kickoff on Saturday, August 25, 2012, from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. Participants will enjoy hot dogs sponsored by Sonic Drive-In, live music, giveaways, and information booths!
Local businesses and organizations have generously contributed approximately 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for children K-12 that will be given away to participating students. Families will be given a punch card at registration and must complete the card to receive the school supplies. Children must be present to claim their backpack. This event is free, and all ages are welcome to join in the fun!
Mae Simmons Community and Senior Centers are located at East 23rd and Oak Avenue. Hours for the Community Center are Monday-Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Senior Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 767-2700 or 767-2708.