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Are you dreading or rejoicing that the children will soon be going back to school? Miami-Dade County Public Schoolchildren start school on Aug. 21, 2017.

To make it easier, we’ve rounded up these back-to-school events and parties, many of which include free school supplies for children. Check back often as we update this list:

Aug. 12

Back to School Island Adventure features Bubbly Foam Pool, Water Slide, Dunk Tank, Pony Rides, Train Rides, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Back to School Safety Tips, 1 FREE Snow Cone Per Child, Giveaways While Supplies Last and Food available for purchase. Bring your towel! 11 am-2 pm at Mercy Hospital Campus, South Shore by the Bay, 3663 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33133. Space is limited so register for free by calling (305) 285-2929.

Aug. 12

Young Dreams and Miami Commissioner Willie Gort will provide 1,000 under-privileged children with free book bags, school supply packages, books, career stations, vocational and higher learning assistance, animal show, free drinks, food, face paint, bounce houses, photo booth with the Justice League and more. 10 am – 2 pm at Juan Pablo Duarte Park, 2800 NW 17th Ave.

Aug. 14

The John F. Kennedy Library in Hialeah will host a back-to-school party for children of all ages. Celebrate the start of an exciting new school year, get a library card if you don’t have one, and explore their fall lineup of library programs for all ages. 2-3 pm at 190 W 49th St, Hialeah, FL 33012. For more information, call 305-821-2700 ext. 234 or visit the library.

Aug. 19

Back to School Jumpstart Summit for Girls (Teens and Tweens) with activities that include workshops, teen discussions, and give-a-ways. 10 am-2 pm at Miami Dade College North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave, Building 3, Conference Center, Miami, FL 33167. For sponsorship and more information, please contact Daniella Pierre at or Suze Guillaume at

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