EAST PROVIDENCE — On Saturday, Aug. 23, BridgePointe Christian Church is hosting a Back to School Fair at Hennessey Elementary School, 75 Fort St., East Providence, from 9 a.m. to noon.
The church will be supplying backpacks and school supplies for students from Hennessey, Whiteknact and Kent Heights Schools. In addition to the supplies, the church will also be providing free haircuts and eye screenings, a pancake breakfast and fun activities such as mini golf, sand art and face painting.
The expectation is to hand out over 500 backpacks that morning. The church is expanding this event to more schools each year.