On Friday, August 22, the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids will host a back-to-school event at the David D. Hunting YMCA from 6:00 - 8:00pm.

The back-to-school celebration is for elementary-aged kids and will include art projects, games, face painting, treats, giveaways and more!

Kids will learn about bus safety from Buster the Safety Bus. There will also be free vision screening tests from Sam’s Club.

Donated school supplies will be available for students to help them start the school year. Supplies include: colored pencils, new backpacks, No. 2 pencils, crayons, ballpoint pens, glue sticks, child-safety scissors, rulers, highlighters, folders, spiral notebooks, three-ring binders, calculators, and index cards.

Admission is $3 per child.