Flatbush Back-To-School Giveaway At Kings Theatre
Saturday, August 20
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kings Theatre Marquee, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
In partnership with: Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Flatbush Avenue BID, Church Avenue Bid, Target, Metroplus Health, Empire Bluecross Blueshield Healthplus, Honeydew Drop, Cookies Department Store, McDonald’s & Council Member Rita Joseph
August 16, 2022 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre is thrilled to host the second annual Back-To- School Party in partnership with the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Flatbush Avenue BID, Church Avenue BID, Target, MetroPlus Health, Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, Honeydew Drop, Cookies Department Store, McDonald’s and Council Member Rita Joseph. The event will be held at Kings Theatre on Saturday, August 20 from 11AM to 3PM.
With generous support and donations from the event partners, attendees will be able to pick up free book bags filled with school supplies including pencils, folders, notepads, and more for students returning to the classroom this September. Supplies are limited, community members are encouraged to arrive early.
“We are thrilled to once again host a Back-To-School event for the Flatbush community” said Crystal Longo, General Manager of Kings Theatre. “The reality is the costs associated with a new school year can be a big challenge for many local families. We hope by providing these much-needed supplies that students will feel prepared and maybe even a little excited to return to the classroom.”
In addition to the book bag and school supply giveaways, attendees are invited to enter a free raffle for the chance to win items including tickets to the upcoming performance of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. A Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Kings Theatre on Saturday, October 8 or MasterChef Junior Live! on Sunday, October 9. Additional raffle items include a 12-Month Membership to Crunch Flatbush, a $250 Gift Certificate to Fisherman’s Cove (Parkside Ave), a $50 gift certificate to the Flatbush Food Coop, and more. Raffle entry is free! DJ Quest is set to play music in the courtyard next to Kings Theatre starting at 11am.
“On behalf of the Church Avenue BID, Flatbush Avenue BID, and Honeydew Drop, we’re gearing up for a great school year and we’re glad to support this 2nd annual back-to-school community event,” says Fabiola Santos-Gaerlan, owner of Honeydew Drop and Vice-Chair of the Church Avenue BID.
Additional support is provided by Crunch Flatbush, Fisherman’s Cove (Parkside), Flatbush Food Coop, MACPC NYC, and Prospect Gymnastics.