Ease Into the Upcoming Academic Year With These Back-to-School Events

PLCCA Youth Employment Program (YEP) Community Event/Parent Program

Sat.  Aug 3 – 10am-5pm

Free Food, games, raffles, music

5th & Fred Hampton Way (behind Police Station)

Keiche Café & Culinary Arts – Community Appreciation Day

Sat. Aug 3rd – 2-7pm

Free food and items to purchase – 10th & Washington Park

Isiah Brandon “Dunk Tank” – $1.00 a ball – (flyer attached)

Maywood Police – National Nite Out

Tues. Aug 6 – 7pm-10pm

5th & Fred Hampton Way (behind Police Station) – Free hot dogs, T-shirts, etc.

Back to School “Give-a-Way”

Sat. Aug 10 – 10am – 2pm

First 100 children (w parent & ID)

Free food, cartoon characters, music, activities

Sponsored by: HIM Learning Center – 20th & St. Charles

Youth on the Move Back-to-School Parade and Cookout

Sat., August 17, 10am-5pm

Line-up at 10th Park @ Washington Blvd.

NuWorld Ryders – Motocycle Club

Sun. Aug 18 – 12-3pm

Back-to-School Give-a-Way

5th & Fred Hampton Way (Police Station)

AKA Sorority Community Fair

Sat. Aug 24  – 10-2pm

Free school supplies for 1st 100 w/parent & ID

Free raffles, food vendors, health screenings, youth activities

9th & Madison  – Maywood Park District

Cooking, exercise, and “Parent Café” Opportunities!

NAACP College Readiness Fair

Sat., August 24, 8am-1pm

Naperville Central High School

ACT-SO Talent Showcase 1pm-3pm

Grades 6-12 (Essay Contest Prizes)

Free Dental Exams, Food to Purchase

*NOTE: Maywood Youth Mentoring Monthly Breakfast (First Saturday in August) Will Be Cancelled to Support Other August Community Events.

If your organization’s event isn’t on this list, let us know at thevillagefreepress@gmail.com. 

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