North Miami, FL – August 3, 2021
City of North Miami Councilwoman Mary Estimé-Irvin will host her 3rd Annual Back-to-School Fair on Sunday, August 8, 2021. The event will be hosted by Papa Keith, Radio Personality on 103.5 FM The Beat, and held at Cagni Park (located at 13599 NE 9th Avenue, North Miami, FL 33161) from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Councilwoman Estimé-Irvin will host the Back-to-School Fair in collaboration with Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Commissioner Jean Monestime, State Representative Christopher Benjamin, State Representative Dotie Joseph, 103.5 FM The Beat, and the Association of Haitian Educators of Dade. During the event, North Miami students from elementary to high school will receive complimentary backpacks filled with essential school supplies. Students will receive a food passport to enjoy one free meal from participating food trucks including Mr. Frosty, Mzs. Donuts, MIA Taste on Wheelz and Marol’s Corn. There will be a special guest appearance by Miami HEAT mascot Bernie. The event will also feature a video game truck, ponies that children may ride on site, and a variety of carnival rides including a giant slide. At the end of the event, multiple students will have the opportunity to win a free laptop for school by entering the Back-to-School Fair raffle.
Comprehensive Health Center will sponsor a coronavirus vaccination site at Cagni Park during the event. Healthcare workers will administer Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines to guests who wish to get vaccinated.
In an effort to follow COVID-19 safety protocols, there will be sanitary stations throughout Cagni Park. All guests will be required to wear a face mask and maintain social distance when making the line to receive backpacks. Adults must accompany children receiving backpacks and present a valid ID to enter the event. Backpacks will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. This event is free and open to all North Miami residents. To RSVP online, visit the Eventbrite link: www.d3-backtoschoolfair.eventbrite.com. To request an interview with Councilwoman Estimé-Irvin, please email your request to Susset Cabrera at [email protected]..
About the City of North Miami
North Miami is a suburban city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay which surrounds the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. North Miami is home to a diverse demographic of residents. With more than 64,000 residents, North Miami is the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County. We are home to the Oleta River State Park; the largest urban park in the Florida State Park System and the nationally accredited Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA North Miami).
Susset Cabrera, Communications Manager
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Originally published at https://www.northmiamifl.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=179