Tarrant County Back-to-School Round Up 8/7 – Pre-Register NOW!

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
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The Tarrant County Back To School Roundup is coming up August 7th at the Will Rogers Memorial Center! All eligible families MUST pre-register to attend and the deadline to pre-register is August 2nd.

This free event for qualifying Tarrant County children will provide school supplies; dental, health and vision screenings; immunizations; haircuts; information and services; and more!

This year’s ninth-annual event is set for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Will Rogers Memorial Center’s Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall (3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76107). Parking is $5 at the Memorial Center, or free parking is available at Farrington Field located at the corner of University and Lancaster. Free shuttle service between Will Rogers and Farrington Field will be provided. In addition, The T will provide free bus service on August 7 to Roundup participants utilizing the Fort Worth public transportation service. (Pre-registration voucher is required.)

Roundup will provide free school supplies to students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade who meet specific eligibility requirements. In addition, pre-K through 5th grade students will receive a free backpack.  Roundup also will offer parents and children a wide range of education, health and social services.

Registration events are being held throughout Tarrant County. (See schedule below for remaining locations and times.) For details, call 2-1-1 or visit backtoschoolroundup.org.

Students will benefit from a number of free services at Roundup including immunizations; dental screenings, fluoride applications, toothbrushes and toothpaste; vision screenings; and haircuts. All family members are welcome to take advantage of free health screenings (including blood pressure and glucose checks). Other highlights will include musical entertainment, kids activities, games, interactive demonstrations and more.

Educational information, in English and Spanish, will be offered at community resource booths focused on literacy, parenting, nutrition, financial literacy, fire safety and social services. Representatives from Tarrant County schools will be on hand to answer questions and distribute materials on reading programs, psychological and social services, and family literacy.

PRE-REGISTRATION EVENTS

Thursday, July 18; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Parkway Elementary
1320 W. Everman Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76134

Friday, July 20; 10 a.m. – noon
White Settlement ISD Family Resource Center
1000-A South Cherry Lane
White Settlement, TX 76108

Monday, July 22; 4 – 6 p.m.
AND
Tuesday, July 23; 4 – 6 p.m.
Metro PCS locations

LaGran Plaza Metro PCS
4200 S. Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76115

Metro PCS – FW corporate
5010 S. Hulen St.
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Metro PCS – Arlington
818 E. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010

Metro PCS – Jacksboro Corporate
2246 Jacksboro Hwy.
Fort Worth, TX 76114

Friday, July 26; 9 – 11 a.m.
Rangers Ballpark at Arlington
1000 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011
Park in Lot B; Enter at the 1st Base Gate
Please call 2-1-1 for information for additional info about the event.

Saturday, July 27; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Resource Connection Conference Center
2300 Circle Drive (Conference Center)
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Saturday, July 27; 1 – 3 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library
4809 Haltom Road
Haltom City, TX 76117

Saturday, July 27; 4 – 6 p.m.
White Settlement ISD Family Resource Center
1000-A South Cherry Lane
White Settlement, TX 76108

Tuesday, July 30; 4 – 6 p.m.
Stripling Middle School
2100 Clover Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Friday, August 2; 3 – 5 p.m.
H&R Block
2804 Cleburne Road
Fort Worth, TX 76110

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