JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas –
Schoolchildren and families can take advantage of free school supplies, take part in activities and have a chance to win prizes during the Back to School Carnival from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7 at the W. Ed Parker Youth Programs, building 1630 on Watkins Path at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
The free event, which is being put on by the 502nd Force Support Squadron and JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Youth Programs, is open to active duty military family members and all Department of Defense government civilians and their families.
School supplies will be distributed to school-aged children on a first-come, first-served basis. Activities include games and music.
Active members of the W. Ed Parker Youth Programs will receive a ticket, one per family, for a chance to win a door prize. Any parent whose child wants to become a member of youth programs can come by W. Ed Parker Youth Programs to sign them up.
Food and refreshments, including hot dogs, chips and lemonade will be served at the carnival.
For more information on the carnival and to become a member of the W. Ed Parker Youth Programs, contact youth programs at 210-221-3502. More information on the carnival is at www.jbsatoday.com and at Facebook.com/502JBSAFSS.