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Badges & Backpacks at Tucson Convention Center
July 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is holding its fourth annual Badges and Backpacks event on July 28 from 8am-noon. The event provides students in Pima County with a one-stop shop focused on equipping youth with a safe and healthy school year. This year’s event has been elevated to include a health fair and extracurricular family and youth activities. It will encompass all three exhibit halls (A-C) at the Tucson Convention Center!
- HEALTH FAIR!
- COOKING AND EXERCISE DEMOS!
- FAMILY FUN!
- MASCOT COMPETITION!
- RAFFLE AND GIVEAWAYS!
- FREE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department will be giving away backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 2,000 school aged children (K-12) who attend the event.
- HEALTH FAIR – El Rio will be on-site to provide FREE immunizations, dental and vision screenings, on-site nurses and pediatricians, exercise activities, healthy snacks, and cooking demonstrations
- SAFETY STATION – Fingerprinting, anti-drug task force, bicycle and helmet safety, stranger danger education, and gun safety.
- FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES & PROMOTIONS – Fun to read, animal and Desert Explorer activities, arts & crafts, giveaways, and raffles. Local recreation organizations will also provide on-site activities and resources for youth.