Stock up on school supplies and backpacks at these back-to-school events in BR


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Students are about to hear the morning bell again as summer draws to a close. Need school supplies? Here’s a list of back-to-school giveaways happening Saturday in the Baton Rouge area.

District 6 Back to School Contest

This giveaway, hosted by Metropolitan Councilor Cleve Dunn, Jr., will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the Idea Bridge School (1500 N. Airway Drive) on Saturday, July 30.

This event is a collaboration with the District 6 Office, Entergy, Amazon, Runner’s Courier Service, Be the Blessing, Idea, Republic Services, Jacobs, Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR), Waste Management, Sadenae’ Hair Studio, Judge Don Johnson , Metro Health, Cajun Cowboy Kitchen and Boil & Roux.

Main Street Pilot Club and Baker Fire Department Bike Safety

Children ages 5-12 can receive a free bike helmet on Saturday, July 30 from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Baker Fire Department (3701 Groom Road in Baker).

District 7 Pack the Sack Expo and Giveaway

The District 7 community is invited to enjoy food, music, games and more at the annual Pack the Sack Expo and Giveaway on Saturday, July 30 starting at 9 a.m. at Capitol Middle School (5100 Greenwell Springs road).

This event is a collaboration with Mayor Pro Tempore LaMont Cole, MLK Community Center, Capitol Middle School, Baton Rouge Police Department and other community partners.

Back to School Extravaganza

Backpacks, boxes of food, COVID-19 vaccines and dental screenings will be distributed to students from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30 at the Living Faith Christian Center (6375 Winbourne Avenue).

This event is organized by State Representative Denise Marcelle.

Annual Back to School Extravaganza

Students from the Northdale and surrounding community can attend the annual Back to School Extravaganza on Saturday, July 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Madison Avenue BREC Park (1820 Madison Avenue).

This event is organized by Acceptance Ambulatory Clinic and Total Restoration LLC.


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