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The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS) announces back-to-school opportunities for Birmingham youth.  A complete list of opportunities can be downloaded here: Back To School Calendar 2016

 

“NOT AN ORDINARY” BACK-TO-SCHOOL RALLY

Saturday, July 23, 2016  |  9:00am – 1:00pm

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church

Join us for our “Not an Ordinary” Back to School Rally featuring college readiness expert Norma Richards.  Sessions for parents and for students in elementary, middle, and high school. Hands-on demos and activities. Let’s equip our students with more than just supplies to jumpstart their school year!  For more information, call (205) 251-5173.

 

21ST ANNUAL R.E.S.P.E.C.T. RALLY

Monday, July 25, 2016  |  6:00pm

More Than Conquerors Faith Church

The R.E.S.P.E.C.T. rally reaches out to kids all over Birmingham, but focuses especially on those from inner-city neighborhoods, helping them prepare for the school year ahead by providing needed school supplies, and encouraging them that there is a community. School supplies, backpacks, hot dogs, sodas and chips will be provided.  For more info: www.mtcfc.org/

 

BACKPACK BLOCK PARTY W/ HOT107.7 FM

Saturday, July 30, 2016  |  9:00am – 12:00pm

Homewood Church of Christ

For ages K – 8th grades.  Enjoy 1,000 Backpack Giveaway, FREE Health Screenings and much more!  For more information, call (205) 942-5683

 

The Rickey Smiley Foundation presents BIRMINGHAM ALIVE Family Fun Day

Saturday, July 30, 2016  |  10:00am – 1:00pm

Legion Field

Hosted by radio show host Rickey Smiley, enjoy a day filled with music, games, resourceful information and more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://www.therickeysmileyfoundation.org/.

 

ERIC BLEDSOE SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY

Saturday, August 6, 2016  |  10:00am – 2:00pm

Regions Field

School supply giveaway while supplies last.  **Eric Bledsoe & NBA Players Exhibition Game on Sunday, August 7th at 4:00pm @ Parker High School. For more information, call (205) 327-3822

 

MOTIVATIONAL SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY

Saturday, August 6, 2016  |  11:00pm – 2:00pm

Gunn Christian Academy  5201 Sugar Ray Drive, Birmingham 35228

School supply giveaway while supplies last. For more info, call 205-218-5011

 

FIRST DAY OF CLASS for Birmingham City Schools

Monday, August 8, 2016   

Have you registered yet? Get started here. On-site registration times differ per school. A list of school registration times and dates may be found online at www.bhamcityschools.org.  For questions about registration, please send emails to reghelp@bhm.k12.al.us

 

For more information about Back-to-School Opportunities, call DYS at 205-320-0879.