LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) — With the new school year fast approaching, many organizations around Lubbock are holding back-to-school events.

Many of these events offer cheaper alternatives for school supplies. Some events just provide a fun celebration of the New Year.

Here are some of the upcoming events around Lubbock:

August 7

Community Health Center Back-to-School Party

  • Children can receive school supplies and vaccinations while enjoying games, music and food
  • This free event will run from August 7 through August 13 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
  • It will be located at the Wellness Center at 1609 5th St.

4 Souls Back to School Shoes

  • Lubbock’s Living Word of Faith Church Hosts First Annual Shoes 4 Souls Back-to-School Event
  • The event will take place on August 7 from 4-7 p.m. at 129 Temple Ave.
  • $50 shoe vouchers at Champs Sports in the South Plains Mall will be available for school-aged children who live in the Jackson and Mahon neighborhoods

August 10

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy free haircuts

  • The academy offers free haircuts to students
  • Free haircuts will be available August 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7615 University Ave.
  • Only walk-ins are eligible

August 13

Cuts for children

  • Vogue College of Cosmetology offers free haircuts for school-aged children
  • They will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Haircuts will be available on a first come, first served basis

Back 2 School Bash at the Hub City Outreach Center

  • The Hub City Outreach Center will host its 3rd Annual Back 2 School Bash
  • The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4 Briercroft Office Park
  • There will be a backpack, school supplies, hygiene items, food, games and music. Children must be present to receive items.

Back 2 School Bash at the Lubbock Dream Center

  • The Lubbock Dream Center will hold its own Back 2 School Bash
  • The event will last from 9 a.m. to noon at 1111 30th St.
  • The center will provide more than 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies

August 15th

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy free haircuts

  • Academy offers another day of free haircuts for students
  • Free haircuts will be available August 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7615 University Ave.
  • Only walk-ins are eligible

20 August

Back-to-school supplies drive and skating party

  • The Hub City NORML and the PyroSapiens organize their back-to-school supply drive and skate party
  • The event will run from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Prima Vista Center at 402 N Inler Ave.
  • The evening is open to all ages and will cost $10 at the door. Tickets can also be purchased at Ralph Records

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