Join Hawthorn Mall for a WILD Back to School Event on July 30 that will benefit District 73 students. If you pack a backpack full of supplies and drop it off at the Barbara’s Bookstore table at the event, you will receive a $15 Barbara’s Bookstore gift card. The supplies will go to students at Hawthorn District 73’s elementary schools.
The event, which will take place on Tuesday, July 30 from 2 to 5 p.m., will feature a live animal show, face painting, and more. It will take place in Carson’s Court near You Kids Island.
If you miss the July 30 event, you can drop off backpacks with supplies at Barbara’s Bookstore in the mall and receive a gift card through August 6.
Here is a list of school supplies recommended for District 73’s elementary school children.