• JULY 2019 Summer / Back to School Resources and Events

    Posted by Brian Hammons on 7/12/2019

    July

    • Urban League of OKC | Back to School Bash  (flyer)

      • Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 8 AM - Noon
      • 3900 N. MLK Ave, OKC 73111 | 405-424-5243
      • $25 Uniform Gift Cards - limit 4 per family

      

    • Crossing Community Nights : Back to School 

      • Friday, July 26, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM
      • 10255 N. Pennsylvania Ave, OKC, OK 73120 | 405-242-5563
      • Free family event - no sign up necessary
      • Activities: Bounce houses, waterslides, face paint, hotdogs, basketball, snow scones, art projects
      • Services: haircuts, immunizations*, sports physicals*, vision screenings, blood pressure checks for adults

      

    • Fiesta Friday - Calle Dos Cinco in Historic Capitol Hill

      • The 4th Fridays starting June 28, July 26, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM
      • 2512 S. Harvey Ave, OKC, OK 73109 (between SW 25th and SW 24th) | 405-632-0133
      • Free family fun for all ages - music, dancing, food trucks, and more

     

    • People’s Church

      • Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 8am-12pm
      • 800 E. Britton Rd, OKC, OK 73114 | 405-775-9991
      • People’s Church will release more information four weeks before the date. In the past, they generally give out school supplies, backpacks, haircuts, health screenings, etc.

     


     

    SNEAK PEEK

     

    August

    • Citizens Caring for Children
      • August 2 -6, 2019 | By Appointment
      • 730 W. Wilshire Creek Blvd., Ste. 112, OKC, OK 73116 | 405-753-4099
      • Event is for children living in foster care. They provide a new outfit (top and bottom or dress), shoes, underwear socks, a backpack, and basic school supplies.  Children are paired with a personal shopper, and parents have resources available to them while their children are shopping. This event is by appointment, and parents can sign up beginning June 1.  A referral is not required, but parents must present placement papers with the child’s KK number, and a photo ID. The child must be present for this event.


    • OKC Faith Church
      • Saturday, August 10, 2019
      • 800 S. Portland Ave, OKC, OK 73108 | 405-948-7100
      • They will release more details about a month before the event.

     

     

    • Talley Community Service Foundation 

     

      • Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 8AM - 2PM
      • 3001 Spencer Rd., Spencer, OK 73084 | talleyfoundation@gmail.com
      • Free Haircut Day! Along with free food, backpacks, uniforms, school supplies, games, guest speakers

     

    • Urban Mission | Back to School Program

     

      • Starts Monday, August 26, 2019 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • 3737 N. Portland Ave OKC, OK 73112 | 405-946-1556

    Provide school supplies for low-income families. The program will run until supplies run out, usually about 3 weeks. There are no referrals needed - families just need to bring their IDs, school supply list, proof of income, and proof of address.

     

     

    • Love OKC  

     

      • Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      • Oklahoma Fairgrounds - Oklahoma Expo Hall
        • 3213 Wichita Walk OKC, OK 73107 (near May Ave) | 405-748-0228
      • Everything is FREE - Kids Zone, haircuts, health fair, job fair, lunch, family portraits, community services, free groceries

     

     

    • Fiesta Friday - Calle Dos Cinco in Historic Capitol Hill

     

      • The 4th Fridays starting June 28, July 26, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM
      • 2512 S. Harvey Ave, OKC, OK 73109 (between SW 25th and SW 24th) | 405-632-0133
      • Free family fun for all ages - music, dancing, food trucks, and more

     

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