Back to School Fair set for Aug. 23

To help prepare students and parents for the 2014-2015 school year, local education advocates are planning a Back to School Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St.

  • Wednesday, August 6, 2014 4:19pm
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Don’t look now but school is just around the corner.

To help prepare students and parents for the 2014-2015 school year, local education advocates are planning a Back to School Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St.

Activities and services include books, games, secure IDs, face painting, haircuts, school supplies, car seat checks, sports physicals, entertainment, information about immunization and local preschools, a silent auction and more.

The event, presented by First Teacher/Parenting Matters, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, Sequim School District and United Way of Clallam County, is free.

Following the fair is BLOCKfest — an interactive math, science and literacy event for parents and their children ages 8 months-8 years — at the Helen Haller Elementary School gym, 350 W. Fir St. (For more information about BLOCKfest, call Marilyn Walsh at 582-3262.)

To make a donation or for more information about the “Back to School Fair,” call Cynthia Martin at 681-2250 or e-mail info@firstteacher.org. For more information about Sequim schools, go to the district website at www.sequim.k12.wa.us or call the district office at 582-3260.

Supporting organizations are the Sequim School District, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, Parenting Matters, United Way of Clallam County, Sodexo Food Services, First Federal, Highway 101 Diner and Shaltry & Rudd Orthodontics.

 

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