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Five Back-to-School Events in Detroit and the Metro Area

Summer is winding down and the first day of school is right around the corner. There are many organizations hosting back-to-school events in Detroit and the metro area to help students and their families prepare for the new school year.

Here are five back-to-school events you may like. A few of the events were shared with me so I thought I’d pass along the info on the blog, too!


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FIVE BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENTS IN DETROIT AND THE METRO AREA

Sasha Center is hosting a back-to-school event on August 29th in Detroit, Michigan.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY FUN DAY

Hosted by the Sasha Center

WHEN: Sunday, August 29th

TIME: 12 P.M. to 3 P.M.

WHERE: S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center — 19320 Van Dyke Ave., Detroit, MI 48234

The Sasha Center is hosting a “Friends and Family Fun Day” this Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free back-to-school supplies will be available while they last.

Other fun features include a DJ, face painting, bounce houses, community resource tables, food, and more.

Connect with the Sasha Center on Instagram and online here.

Detroit back-to-school event announcement from The Resource Party.

THE RESOURCE PARTY FREE COMMUNITY AFFAIR

Hosted by Take My Hand

WHEN: Sunday, August 29th

TIME: 3 P.M to 6 P.M.

WHERE: 17585 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit, MI 48235

Detroit nonprofit Take My Hand is hosting a community event on Sunday, August 29th. There will be many fun activities and games for the kids, such as a bounce house and face painting.

Free backpacks and school supplies will also be available while supplies last. Other supply giveaways include diapers, formula, clothing, and more. There will also be free resources available, such as credit repair, mental health, life insurance, and HIV/STD prevention, and more.

Connect with Take My Hand on Instagram for more details.

IAMTHEGRIND.COM is hosting the Detroit Grind Day Party and there will be a back-to-school supply drive.

DETROIT GRIND DAY PARTY

Hosted by IAMTHEGRIND.COM (Ages 21+ event only)

WHEN: Saturday, September 4th

TIME: 5 P.M to 9 P.M.

WHERE: Society Detroit — 1995 Woodbridge St., Detroit, MI 48207

TICKETS: Click here to purchase your tickets. This is a 21 and up event.

Grownups, come out for a fun, safe time, and support local students at the same time!

The annual Detroit Grind Day Party is having a backpack and school supplies drive. The group’s goal is to collect 200+ book bags and school supplies to donate to a local grade school.

Party features include a battle of the decades the 90s VS 00s, drink specials, booths and hookah, and music by the legendary J. Hearns and DJ Eli.

Detroit back-to-school events: Building Bosses Boutique and Mommy and Me Caring Hands is hosting an event on September 5, 2021.

BACK TO SCHOOL POP-UP SHOP AND GIVEAWAY

Hosted by Building Bosses Boutique and Mommy and Me Caring Hands

WHEN: Sunday, September 5th

TIME: 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.

WHERE: 3434 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207

Building Bosses Boutique and Mommy and Me Caring Hands will host a back-to-school event on Sunday, September 4th. There will be free haircuts, school uniforms, and book bags with supplies.

Fun activities such as a bounce house will be available for the kids to play. And for the adults, there will be a live dj, raffles, and cash bar (ages 21+ only).

Special guests include Detroit City Council President Pro Tempore Mary Sheffield, Jenny Payne, and DPD Sgt. J. Hall.

Connect with Renee on Instagram for more info!

Detroit back-to-school events

JUMP INTO SCHOOL CHARITY EVENT

WHEN: Sunday, September 5th

TIME: 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.

WHERE: 26042 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield 48034

This charity event will feature free haircuts, hairstyles, hair braiding, nail techs, and more. Free book bags and school supplies will also be given away. There will be light refreshments served and a raffle.

You can drop off school supplies to donate to the event or make a monetary donation via Cash App $endiamonet. Click here to contact the event organizer or for more details.

Are you hosting a back-to-school event? Email jennifer@goodlifedetroit.com or connect with me on my Instagram, and I will add your event to this list!

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