Back to School Festival
School children from around Baltimore County are invited to celebrate the beginning of the new school year at the "Back to School Festival" featuring educational games, giveaways and free school supplies at Security Square Mall, 6901 Security Boulevard in Windsor Mill, from noon - 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25 - the weekend before Baltimore County schools open for the new school year. The event is open to all Baltimore County elementary through high school students, with a focus on low to moderate income families. The festival will feature educational games, live entertainment, free hair-cuts, children's activities, community resources, prizes, coupons, giveaways and free backpacks with school supplies. Giveaway items are available while supplies last and students must be present to receive them. The event will also offer older students numerous opportunities to explore college and career options. The Back to School Festival is sponsored by Kevin Liles For A Better Baltimore Foundation, Inc. and is co-hosted by County Executive Kamenetz and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance.