Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash

Sunday, July 31, 1-4 pm in Gratz Park, Lexington, KY (located in Carnegie’s backyard)

Join us for a celebration of going back to school! Registered children will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies and a new book to start the year! We will also have additional school supplies, resources, children’s crafts and entertainment, music, and a hot lunch.

Backpacks will be distributed to kids in grades K-12. The event is geared toward elementary and middle school children. Supplies are limited and registration is required.

Register HERE! (Please complete this Google Form indicating how many people in your party will be attending, and your child’s grade level so they can receive the appropriate sized backpack and supplies for their grade). Thank you! If you have any questions about the event, please contact Children’s Outreach Coordinator, Jamari Turner, at

Back to School Bash is sponsored by Quantrell Subaru, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, LG&E and KU, William Stamps Farish Fund, and Old National Bank Foundation. 

Presenting Sponsor: Quantrell Subaru

July 31st, 2022
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Gratz Park
251 W. Second Street

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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