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.