Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party

Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party

Visit the Wetaskiwin Mall Aug. 24 and greet the school year in style!

While students are still soaking in the last few weeks of summer break, parents know the return to school is just around the corner.

The team at Wetaskiwin Mall, with parent company Avenue Living Communities, have both in mind with the coming Back to School Party, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

“We’ve partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Wetaskiwin to plan a really fun event that will help raise awareness of their amazing programming, and collect back-to-school supplies for families that might need a little help this season,” says Brandy Pfeil, the Mall’s Property Administrator & Marketing Coordinator.

Here’s a look at what’s planned:

  1. On the hunt for fun: With a whole host of activities happening throughout the day, allow plenty of time to take it all in! A mall-wide scavenger hunt will get those young brains working as kids hunt for clues, then burn off a little steam with the inflatable carnival games. Families can hang out and play different board games, or explore their creative side at the craft station.
  2. Hit the Grill: Be sure to come hungry as the Mall will also host a fundraising barbecue onsite in support of the Boys and Girls Club, with a hotdog or hamburger and a drink available for just $5. Craving a snack or a sweet treat? The Mall will also have free popcorn and cookies to decorate on offer.
  3. Enter to win: Watch for a whole host of giveaways and the chance to enter your name for some big prizes.
  4. Support the school supply drive: Knowing that back to school can be an expensive time for families, the Boys & Girls Club will also collect brand new school supplies for local families who could use a little help. For those who can’t make the party, the Wetaskiwin Mall will keep the collection going right through to Aug. 30 – just look for the collection box in the mall.
  5. Learn more about programs near you: “Representatives from the Boys & Girls Club will also be on hand to talk about their programming, especially with the school year starting up soon,” Pfeil says. “It’s just a way for us to support all they do in the community.”

Building on the success of last year’s back-to-school event, and this year’s summer bash, there’s no better way to get ready for the coming school year, and have a little fun in the process! Learn more and stay up-to-date with all the news on Facebook!

 

Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party

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