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Sat, Aug 05


GSU Campus

Back 2 School Festival

The Ultimate Kickoff to a Successful School Year! Free Backpack Giveaway, raffle, workshops, education, entertainment, mental health screening, and so much more!

Back 2 School Festival

Time & Location

Aug 05, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

GSU Campus , 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484, USA

About the event

🎉 Get Ready for YEDA's Back 2 School Festival! 🎉

Mark your calendars for August 5th and join us at the GSU Campus for YEDA's FREE Back to School Festival!

Calling all K-8 students and teachers!

Get ready for a day filled with education, entertainment and FREE resources, plus exclusive teacher appreciation gifts!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to kick off the new school year with a bang and set your child up for academic success!

What's in store? 🤔

✅ Engaging workshops to boost your child’s knowledge and skills 

✅ Mental health screenings by the Dept of Public Health 

✅ Mentoring and Youth Behavioral Services for a brighter future 

✅ Community Programs: sports, arts, financial literacy, and more! 

✅ And guess what? FREE Backpacks for all students! 

But wait, there's more! 

Enter our raffle for a chance to win some incredible prizes! 🎁

🏆 Free haircut coupons for your child 

🏆 School uniforms to start the year fresh 

🏆 $100 teacher appreciation gift certificates 

🏆 And other amazing surprises! 

This event is brought to you by YEDA, in partnership with Governors State University, to provide families with an exciting day filled with fun, education, and free resources.

Don’t Wait!

Register today to secure your spot at our FREE Back to School Festival that will leave you and your child feeling prepared, motivated, and eager to tackle the new school year.

Hurry, limited spots available!





  • Register for Free


    This ticket includes access to festival plus free backpack giveaway! One ticket per family. List children in registration.






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