Beyond the Book Bag Carnival this Friday at 4pm
Since this is a back to school celebration, the first 500 attendees will receive a free book bag.
MILWAUKEE, WI– The Beyond the Book Bag Carnival celebration is this Friday, August 23, starting at 4:00 p.m. in Moody Park (2200 W. Burleigh). This event organized by COA Youth & Family Centers and community partners unites the community to celebrate the new school year and a summer of successful youth programming in Moody Park.
Since this is a back to school celebration, the first 500 attendees will receive a free book bag. Event activities include carnival games, a bounce house, face painting, lawn games and more! Families can also access resources from community partners including Safe & Sound, Zeidler Center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, City of Milwaukee Health Department and Community Advocates.
Tom Schneider, COA’s Executive Director noted, “This great event is a kickoff celebration for the new school year, bringing together young and old, and providing a wide range of activities, games and free resources for families.”
This event is held in partnership with Safe & Sound, Amani United, Zeidler Center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Northwestern Mutual, City of Milwaukee Health Department, V-100.7 Jams, Carvd N Stone Inc., and Community Advocates.
About COA Youth & Family Centers
Since 1906, COA Youth & Family Centers has helped Milwaukee children, teens, and families reach their greatest potential through a continuum of educational, recreational, and social work programs offered via its two urban community centers, at eight schools, two parks, and COA’s rural camp facility. COA serves 10,000 low income children and families in Milwaukee.
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