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INDIANAPOLIS — Families of children who attend Indianapolis Public Schools are invited to Monday’s IPS Back to School Festival.

The festival will be held at the Children’s Museum Polar Bear Parking Lot, located on Illinois St. just north of 32nd St.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This year’s event is a drive-thru event.

Students who attend with a parent or guardian will receive a backpack with school supplies, important IPS back-to-school information, and other giveaways. School IDs are not required.

Resources provided include:

  • Free backpacks with school supplies (while supplies last)
  • Free school uniforms (limited quantities and sizes, while supplies last)
  • Science kits
  • School immunization and COVID-19 vaccine information

For information on how to get to the parking lot, visit the My IPS website.