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Bowser Administration to Celebrate Students and Families at Back-to-School Block Party

Friday, August 13, 2021
Students Who Get Their First COVID-19 Shot On-Site Can Claim AirPods or a $51 Gift Card

(Washington, DC) – On Saturday, August 14, at 12 pm, the Bowser Administration will host a Back-to-School Block Party for students and families at Woody Ward Recreation Center in Ward 7. The event will feature free food, music, games, giveaways, and more.

DC Health will offer free, on-site COVID-19 vaccinations. DC youth ages 12-17 who receive their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at the event will have the opportunity to receive a $51 VISA Gift card or, while supplies last, a pair of AirPods. Parents or guardians who bring their children to one of these three sites are also eligible to receive one $51 VISA gift card per child vaccinated.

The event will also feature a STAY DC Pop Up to help families sign up for financial support to cover housing and utility expenses and offset the loss of income.

When:
Saturday, August 14, 2021
12 pm – 3 pm

Where:
Woody Ward Recreation Center
5100 Southern Avenue, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Capitol Heights Station*

Parking is extremely limited. Please consider public transit and alternative forms of transportation.

Press interested in attending the event must RSVP to [email protected].