Recreation & Parks Department to Hold Back to School Bash August 8

Back to School Bash 2015The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department will host a Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at City Park on Amulet Street in Natchitoches.  Students of all ages are invited to attend and show off their school pride in a parish-wide pep rally.

The Back to School Bash begins at 10:00 a.m. at City Park located at 300 Amulet Street. Events will include a pep rally featuring spirit groups and athletics teams from area junior high and high schools, performances by Kimmy’s Zumba and local dance troupes, and music provided by MC Lil Chris and My 93.9 FM. Additional activities include a backpack giveaway sponsored by Walmart and a school uniform drive sponsored by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Concessions such as hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, pickles and water will also be available free of charge.

The Recreation and Parks Department is also holding a School Supply Basket and Crayola Wreath raffle as a fundraiser for the event. Tickets are $1 per chance to win either of the two items. The winner will be announced at the Back to School Bash.

The Back to School Bash is free and open to the public.

For more information on the Back to School Bash and raffle, please call the City’s Recreation and Parks Department at 318-357-3891.

Contact: Samantha Bonnette, City of Natchitoches
Phone: (318) 352-2746