by Lauryn Bray
On Saturday, Aug. 27, Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC) will hold their 19th annual Back2School Bash at the Rainier Beach Community Center Plaza from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Led by community organizer and founder of Changing Habits and Motivating Personal Self-Esteem (CHAMPS) Danielle Jackson, the 19th annual event will give out free backpacks full of school supplies and other educational resources to students as they enter the 2022–2023 school year. Food and entertainment will also be provided.
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100 Free Tickets to ‘Day In Day Out’ Festival at ‘Welcome Back Week’ Vaccination Pop-Ups
From the Office of the Mayor: “The City of Seattle is partnering with Daydream State to offer COVID-19 vaccinations ahead of this September’s ‘Day In Day Out’ festival at Seattle Center. The first 100 people who receive their first or second dose at the City’s ‘Welcome Back Weeks’ pop-up vaccination clinics will receive a free single-day ticket to the ‘Day In Day Out’ music festival.
“Seattle Fire Department (SFD) ‘Welcome Back Week’ pop-up vaccination clinic dates and times are as follows:
- Saturday, July 17, & Sunday, July 18, from 1 to 7 p.m.
Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104
- Saturday, July 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Occidental Square, 117 S. Washington St., WA 98104
- Sunday, July 25, from 12 to 8 p.m.
Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101
“SFD will administer Johnson & Johnson as well as Pfizer vaccines at these clinics, and patients can get their first or second dose. If a patient is receiving their second dose, they’ll need to show proof of vaccination. If a patient receives their first dose of Pfizer, SFD will help them schedule their second dose on-site. Interested residents can find more information on these ‘Welcome Back Week’ events on the mayor’s office ‘Seattle’s Equitable Recovery’ website.”
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