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4 back-to-school bashes happening in Northeast Georgia ahead of 2021-22 year
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Several outfits in Northeast Georgia are hosting back-to-school bashes to mark the upcoming start of the 2021-22 school year. Know of other local events? Email us at

Back to School Bash

Backpacks will be provided and families can get school supplies from vendors at the event.

When: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29

Where: J.A. Walter Family YMCA, 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville
More info: Facebook event page.

Back to School Blessing

Free boog bags, school supplies and hygiene products. Free nachos and drinks also will be served.

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31

Where: Lula Assembly of Praise, 6158 Carter St., Lula

Unlimited Laps: Back to School Drive

The Board of Directors and ambassadors of Girls Unlimited LLC are running, with $25 pledges going toward their scholarship funds. Scholarships are distributed to female students in the Gainesville-Hall County area. 

When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 31

Where: Midtown Greenway, 682 Grove St., Gainesville

More info: Facebook event page.

Back to School Bash

North Hall Church event includes dunk tank, bounce houses and other games.

When:6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4

Where: North Hall Church, 4091 Mount Vernon Road, Gainesville

Back To School Block Party

First Baptist Church Flowery Branch will have roller skating, putt-putt golf, face painting, crafts, bounce houses, games, food trucks and prizes.

When: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 

Where: First Baptist Church Flowery Branch, 5106 Spring St., Flowery Branch

More info: Facebook event page.

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