Children will also have the opportunity to celebrate going back to school through the KidX Club® Back to School Fest on Saturday, July 31st from 12 pm to 5 pm. The event will feature hands-on activities, including art, Too Tall Torie, live DJ, fashion show and more. Families are encouraged to attend as the School District of Lee County will be on hand to answer any questions parents may have regarding the start of school. In addition, many nonprofits including, but not limited to the United Way, Dunbar Festival Committee, Junior Achievement, Childcare of SW Florida and more, will be on hand with information and resources for families. Mayor Kevin Anderson will be here to engage with the community and speak on education in Lee County at 2 pm.
To help local students and educators prepare for the upcoming year, Edison Mall will host a Stuff the Bus Supply Drive. Guests are encouraged to drop off a variety of school supply items at the town center office from July 24th to August 7th to benefit the underserved schools within the community