(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, is making sure that students in his district are ready for the upcoming school year with two Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway events scheduled for August 4 and August 5, 2012.
On Saturday, August 4, District 2 residents are invited to a book bag giveaway at Gwen Cherry Park, 7090 NW 22nd Avenue, from noon to 3 p.m. At the event, attendees can also enjoy a free bounce house, popcorn and snow cones.
On Sunday, August 5, a book bag giveaway and family fun day will be held at Oak Grove Park, 690 NE 159th Street, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Music, games, food and a bounce house will be on-site for family enjoyment. Free blood pressure screenings will be provided by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
At both events, a parent must accompany their child to receive a book bag.
For more information, please contact Commissioner Monestime’s office at 305-694-2779.
WHO: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime
WHAT: Book Bag Giveaway Weekend
WHEN: Saturday, August 4, 2012
Noon – 3 p.m. at Gwen Cherry Park, 7090 NW 22nd Avenue
Sunday, August 5, 2012
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Oak Grove Park, 690 NE 159th Street