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