Central Oklahoma’s Back-To-School Activities

Aug 1, 2014

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Summer break is coming to a close, and central Oklahoma has some back-to-school events for you.

Oklahoma City

Mobile Immunization Clinics - The Oklahoma City Public School district teams up with the Oklahoma City County Health Department to offer mobile immunization clinics at select locations across the city. ‘Caring Vans’ set up at eight different locations through Friday, August 8 in both the north and south metro.

Four mobile clinics take place this weekend if you want to check immunizations off your to-do list. You can go to either the Buy For Less on SE 44th Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or the one on N Penn from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 1, or head to N MLK Avenue for mobile clinics at Douglass High School from 8 a.m. to noon and the OKC Urban League from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Adolescent Health Fair At OKC Indian Clinic - OKC Indian Clinic’s Pediatric Clinic holds the admission-free Back to School Adolescent Health Fair for kids ages five to 11 Friday, August 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children receive physical exams, immunizations and dental, vision and auditory screenings. Staff members also give away school supplies while they last.

Peoples Church Day of Hope - Volunteers with Peoples Church of Oklahoma City come to Douglass High School on Saturday, August 2 from 8 a.m. to noon. Day of Hope provides backpacks and school supplies for students in kindergarten through fifth grade along with medical exams and haircuts for students through twelfth grade. All provisions are complementary.

Oklahoma History Center’s Back-to-School Bash - The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) invites teachers, school staff, students and parents from across the Oklahoma City metro area to its Back-to-School Bash Thursday, August 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Representatives from many of the state’s museums and educational institutions will be on hand to discuss field trip opportunities, teacher resources and professional development. Although admission is free, donations of school supply items such as pencils, paper, pens, glue or crayons are encouraged. Registration is not required.


Back To School Night For Norman Area Home Educators - NAHE’s annual event takes place at the Moore Norman Technology Center's Franklin Road Campus on Friday, August 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Back To School Night gives NAHE members the opportunity to learn about and sign up for a variety of classes and activities offered to the home school community by outside individuals, organizations and businesses.

OU's Nite At The Union - The University of Oklahoma's Union Programming Board hosts Nite At The Union for OU students, faculty and staff on Saturday, August 16 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The admission-free event includes play-money casino games, mocktails and grand prize giveaways.


Slip-N-Slide Back-To-School By Family Of Faith Church - Family of Faith Church in Choctaw hosts this event for students up to fifth grade Saturday, August 2 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Church volunteers provide kids with backpacks, school supplies and nearly new clothing to go with free hot dogs. The Slip-N-Slide Back-To-School also features children’s water activities and bounce houses.

For more ways to fill the 168 hours of your week, visit KGOU's event listings page.


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