Need school supplies, vaccines, eye exams and more? Don’t forget about Austin ISD’s Back to School Bash

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Last year Bryan Mondragon, 7, yells for his mother and siblings to wait up as he packs his new backpack with more school supplies during the Austin Independent School District's Back to School Bash 2015 held at the Palmer Events Center. RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Last year Bryan Mondragon, 7, yells for his mother and siblings to wait up as he packs his new backpack with more school supplies during the Austin Independent School District's Back to School Bash 2015 held at the Palmer Events Center. RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Last year Bryan Mondragon, 7, yells for his mother and siblings to wait up as he packs his new backpack with more school supplies during the Austin Independent School District’s Back to School Bash 2015 held at the Palmer Events Center. RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

School is coming!!! If you live in the Austin Independent School District, the Back to School Bash on Saturday is a great resource for you. Free backpacks and school supplies is just one of the reasons to attend.

Here are some others:

  • Free immunizations by Austin/Central Texas Care Van (Children must have shot records.)
  • Free backpacks and school supplies for Austin ISD students (Children must be present to receive a backpack, while supplies last.)
  • Free haircuts from jcp salon
  • Carseat installation demonstrations
  • Door prizes and more!

It’s all happening from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road.

You don’t have to mess with parking, though. Take a shuttle beginning at 7:30 a.m. and running every 30 to 45 minutes at these locations:

 

  • Bedichek Middle School, 6800 Bill Hughes Road
  • Covington Middle School, 3700 Convict Hill Road
  • Guerrero Thompson Elementary School, 102 E. Rundberg Lane
  • Lanier High School, 1201 Payton Gin Road
  • Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell St.
  • Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square
  • Reagan Early College High School, 7104 Berkman Drive
  • Summitt Elementary School, 12207 Brigadoon Lane

Find more back to school tips: austin360.com/backtoschool including these stories:

Tax-free weekend tips

Ways to save on school supplies.

10 tips for back-to-school shopping

10 things to do to get ready for school

10 fun things to do before school starts

What vaccinations and medical exams kids need before school starts?

How to pick out the right backpack.

What do you do if you don’t get the teacher you want?

 


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