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Starting This Weekend: MISD Hosts Free Wellness Fairs

Aug 04, 2015 11:36AM ● By Kevin

To ensure every child is ready for the start of the school year, local organizations are hosting free back-to-school wellness fairs for the community.

The events include services such as: school supply giveaways, immunizations, health/vision/dental screenings, haircuts, fun activities, educational resources, etc. at absolutely no cost.

View the flyers and links below, or contact the organizations directly, to find out which specific services will be offered at the different community wellness fairs.

Summit High School Back-to-School Fair

This event is free to residents who live in Arlington and attend a Mansfield ISD school.

Location: Summit High School
Address: 1071 W. Turner Warnell Rd., Arlington, TX 76001
Date: Saturday, August 8
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Activities: School supplies (on a first-come basis), haircuts, vision screenings, dental education, food & drink, special appearances from local celebrities, and more.

Download the flyer for more details.

Common Ground Back-to-School Wellness Fair

This event is free to all Mansfield ISD families.

Location: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Address: 1188 W. Broad St., Mansfield, TX 76063
Date: Saturday, August 15
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Activities: Vision screenings, dental checks, health care resources, bounce house, face painting, and more. 
(School supplies will only be available for those who pre-registered, BUT eligible families can pre-register on this day to receive free school supplies from Tarrant County. View required documents for pre-registration.)

Download the flyer for more details. 

Tarrant County Back-to-School Roundup

This event is free to residents who live in Tarrant County and meet specific income requirements.

Location: Will Rogers Memorial Center
Address: 3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Date: Thursday, August 20
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m
Activities: School supplies, haircuts, dental screenings, health screenings, immunizations, kid activities, community resource booth, and more.

Eligible families MUST pre-register to attend this event. (One of the registration sites will be on August 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1188 W. Broad St., Mansfield, TX 76063.) View other pre-registration locations

More information about the event can be found on the Tarrant County Back-to-School Roundup website.

Information provided by Mansfield ISD's newsroom. For the original story, click here.

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