Lubbock organizations to host upcoming back-to-school events

With the approach of the new school year, many organizations around Lubbock are hosting...
With the approach of the new school year, many organizations around Lubbock are hosting back-to-school events.(Pixabay / An Errant Knight / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)
Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 1:23 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 4:29 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - With the fast approach to the new school year, many organizations around Lubbock are hosting back-to-school events.

Many of these events offer cheaper alternatives for school supplies. Some events offer just a fun celebration of the new year.

Here are some of the upcoming events around Lubbock:

Aug 12

PlainsCapital Bank hosts a Back-To-School Open House at Alderson Elementary from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

  • Employees will be in attendance to cook and provide hot dogs, Frito Pies, chips, fruit, and drinks to the parents, students, and staff of Alderson Elementary.
  • The goal is to encourage parent and family participation, foster excitement for the new school year, and help school officials address important administrative needs, such as student enrollment forms, medical documents, classroom curriculums, etc.
  • Alderson Elementary School is located at 219 Walnut Ave.

Catholic Charities 2nd Annual Back to School Bash

  • Catholic Charities of Lubbock, along with several other area non-profits, will be handing out a limited supply of school supplies and other resources at the 2nd Annual Back to School Bash.
  • The event will take place on Friday, August 12th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Catholic Charities Resale Center located at 1505 34th Street.
  • Some snacks will be free and other food options will be available for purchase. Children must be present to receive school supplies. Door prizes will be given out (must be present to win).

Aug 13

Absolute HVAC Service 4th Annual Backpack Giveaway at 7009 CR 1500 at Noon

  • Food and drinks are available for everyone who comes out
  • 400 backpacks will be filled with school supplies.
  • One backpack per student and the student must be present.
  • For more information call 806-368-7393

Cuts for Kids

  • The Vogue College of Cosmetology is offering free haircuts for school-aged children
  • They will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The haircuts will be available on a first come, first serve basis

Back 2 School Bash at Hub City Outreach Center

  • The Hub City Outreach Center will be hosting its 3rd annual Back 2 School Bash
  • The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4 Briercroft Office Park
  • There will be a backpack giveaway, school supplies, hygiene items, food, games and music. Children must be present to receive the items.

Back 2 School Bash at Lubbock Dream Center

  • The Lubbock Dream Center will is hosting its own Back 2 School Bash
  • The event will last from 9 a.m. to noon at 1111 30th St.
  • The center will provide over 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies

Complex Community Federal Credit Union Back to School Bash

  • The first 100 students to receive a backpack with school supplies.
  • The event is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 6402 Frankford Ave.
  • There will be free food and fun.

Generations LBK Block Party

  • Free backpacks will be given out (as long as supplies last)
  • The event is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 62nd and Ave. U
  • There will be free food and games

South Plains Veterinary Back-to-School Bash

  • Enjoy food trucks and family-friendly entertainment in the Slaton Town Square from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • 100 free rabies vaccines and other vaccinations will be available
  • Children will be given back-to-school supplies

Aug 15

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy free haircuts

  • The academy is offering another day of free haircuts for students
  • The free haircuts will be available on Aug 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7615 University Ave.
  • Only walk-ins are eligible

Aug 20

Back-to-School Supply Drive & Skate Night

  • The Hub City NORML &the PyroSapiens are hosting their Back-to-School Supply Drive & Skate Night
  • The event will last from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Prima Vista Center at 402 N Inler Ave.
  • The even is open to all ages and and will cost $10 at the door. Tickets can also be purchase at Ralph Records

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