Contact: Dan Kulin
Phone: (702) 455-5534
9/9/2019

Commissioner Hosting Kickoff to Kindergarten on Saturday

            Commission Vice Chairman Lawrence Weekly is hosting a special event to help children and families learn about kindergarten and pre-kindergarten here from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the East Las Vegas Library at 2851 E. Bonanza Road.

 

            The Kickoff to Kindergarten event is a school readiness skills fair for children ages 3-5 and their families. The fair will feature information about Nevada pre-K standards, free school supplies, and craft-making. Attendees will also be encouraged to sign up for a library cards, and there will be a raffle for new library card holders.

 

Also, attendees will be treated to a special guest appearance by Jet Propulsion from the hit PBS children's show Ready Jet Go!

 

"The first time your child goes to school can be a trying and emotional time for many parents," Vice Chairman Weekly said. "This event will give families the opportunity to learn more about what to expect from pre-kindergarten and kindergarten."

 

The event is free to attend.

 

In addition to the vice chairman, the event co-sponsors are the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Vegas PBS.

 

For more information about this event contact (702) 455-7277.


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