The Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus wants to make sure you and your children are ready to go back to school! There are a number of events taking place in the upcoming weeks where free backpacks, school supplies and more will be distributed. Below we’ve composed a list of all of the upcoming back to school events that we could find — make sure you check it out and see which ones are closest to you! Feel free to email us at with any other events within our member’s districts that you know of!


Back to School Bash

When: August 2, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Where: 10825 E Christian Church Rd, Solsberry, IN


IPS Back to School Festival

When: August 3, 10 AM – 3 PM

Where: 450 W Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN


Back to School Celebration

When: August 3, 1 – 5 PM

Where: 2345 S Lynhurst Dr, Indianapolis, IN


Back to School Fest

When: August 3, 10 AM – 1 PM

Where: 5670 Sohl Ave, Hammond, IN


Back to School Block Party

When: August 3, 12 – 2 PM

Where: 3300 York Street, Mishawaka, IN


Back to School Free Haircut Event

When: August 6, 5 – 7 PM

Where: 802 W 144th St, East Chicago, IN


Southside Back to School Bash

When: August 10, 12 – 6 PM

Where: 1745 Minocqua St, Indianapolis, IN


Back to School Event

When: August 10, 9 AM – 12 PM

Where: 7322 Southeastern Ave, Hammond, IN


We know that back-to-school season can be a strain on families, so we hope that sharing these events can alleviate some stress. We’ll update this list as we learn about more events so be sure to check back over the next few days.