Back to School Bash

Join us in Gratz Park to celebrate going back to school with free backpacks and school supplies, arts and crafts, music, food, and more!

200+ backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to pre-registered families with children in grades K-12. Supplies are limited and registration is required. Limit of 5 backpacks per family.

●  Arts and crafts with On the Move Art Studio
●  Music by Big Chill (1-2 pm) and the Wallace Sisters (2-3 pm)
● BBQ meal provided by Thompson Catering
● 18-foot inflatable slide provided by Thompson Catering
●  Free snacks and snowcones
●  Yard games
●  And more!

Safety precautions:
We encourage those attending this event to wear facial coverings due to the amount of children present who have not been able to receive the vaccine.
●   Meals will be packaged individually by a professional and volunteers will wear gloves while serving concessions.
●   The inflatable slide will have professional adult supervision.

Back to School Bash 2021 is presented by Quantrell Subaru, with support from the Junior League of Lexngton, LG&E and KU Foundation, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kenutcky, and Old National Bank Foundation.

August 1st, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Gratz Park (Carnegie Center's backyard)
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

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

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

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