Parents and students in Woonsocket and around the state can get free school supplies and enjoy fun activities and entertainment from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m at several locations throughout Rhode Island today.
For the 12th year in a row, school children in Providence and other parts of the state get to enjoy the annual celebration while stocking up for the upcoming school year. The event, which also features lots of games, food and entertainment, is taking place today at the following locations:
Woonsocket: 340 South Main St. –
325 Hope St. – Hope High School
721 Chalkstone Ave. – Nathanael Greene Middle School
325 Ocean St. – Parent Information and Student Registration Office
50 Valley St. – United Way of RI
109 Bucklin St. – West End Community Center
Central Falls: 150 Fuller Ave. – Veterans Memorial Elementary School
Cumberland: 364 Broad St. – Bernard F. Norton School
Newport: 130 Van Zandt Ave. – Coggeshall Elementary School
Pawtucket: 1 Columbus Ave. – PawSox McCoy Stadium
West Warwick: 505 Wakefield St. – Wakefield Hills Elementary School
The main sponsors for this year’s Back to School Celebration are Sodexo School Services, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, and Citizens Bank Foundation. The event has attracted nearly 12,000 students and families and is done in partnership with thirty-five community agencies across the state, including the City of Providence and Providence Schools. School children must be present at the event to receive free supplies.
For more information about the Back to School Celebration, please call 401-374-4059.