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Scholarfest with a Youth Explosion

ScholarFest kicks off the new school year bringing families, students, schools, and communities together dedicating ourselves to high student achievement at school and at home. The Rose of Sharon Revival Center hosts its annual Youth Explosion showcasing youth talent! Other highlights include:

  • Free school supplies
  • Book giveaways and readings
  • "Meet the Authors"
  • The Excellence in Education Pledge
  • Great music and entertainment
  • Free Food featuring Five Points Farm Market's Get Fresh Cafe BBQ
  • Win a laptop, flip camera, and other prizes
  • Adult Education: Win a Personal Care Aide Scholarship ℅ Alpha Medical Academy
  • Special $100 prize for NPS classroom teachers; $50 for NPS support staff (*bring your id*) to support the classroom/school
  • Face painting, hands on activities, and great information for your education
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Kids Games
  • Inspirational messages from community and civic leaders
  • And more…

For more information, please call Park Place Branch at (757) 664-7330

This event is brought to you by the Park Place Branch Library, Rose of Sharon Revival Center, The Park Place Civic League, and Friends of Excellence in Education

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