School Notes

Dallas Family Night Out ready for school

DALLAS – Summer still is going strong, but it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for back to school.

Dallas Family Night Out on Wednesday at Dallas Methodist Church, 565 LaCreole Drive, has all the bases covered for getting students back into class, from school supplies to haircuts. The event runs from 3 to 7 p.m.

Dallas Family Night Out will offer backpacks with school supplies, haircuts, immunizations, well child checkups, a clothing giveaway for the whole family, a free meal, games and prizes and entertainment.

All services are offered for free and day-of sign up for a backpack and supplies is available. Parents should bring proof of Dallas residency to pick up a back pack, including a driver’s license, state ID, utility bill, or lease agreement.

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‘Tools for School’ on Thursday in Falls City

FALLS CITY – The Salvation Army and Falls City Christian Church is gearing up to give away 175 backpacks packed with school supplies on Thursday.

The event will be at George Kitchen Park or Upper Park in Falls City from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

More than just school supplies, the giveaway offers dinner, haircuts, a resource fair, bouncy house, face painting and more.

Those who attend school in the Falls City School District will be eligible to receive a free backpack with supplies with photo identification or proof of Falls City residence.

For more information, contact Nicole Bats at The Salvation Army Polk County office, 503-623-9664 ext. 2481.

Perrydale offering kinder workshop

PERRYDALE -- Parents of children starting kindergarten at Perrydale School this fall are invited to a free workshop on Tuesday.

The session provides ideas and tools to help prepare students for their first year of school.

Childcare and dinner are free. Dinner will be served starting at 6 p.m. The class begins at 6:30 p.m.

The class will be held at the school, 7445 Perrydale Road, Amity.

For more information: 503-623-2040.

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