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FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 2, 2013 at 2:59 pm •  Published: August 3, 2013

People's Church and Capitol Hill Baptist Church are among the churches offering back-to-school themed activities this weekend. The faith-based activities are designed to help families in the community as they prepare to send students back to the classroom. Dates and times for back-to-school events offered by metro-area churches include:

People's Church's “Day of Hope” event, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Douglass High School, 900 N Martin Luther King Ave. Information: 775-9991;

“Back-to-School Bash” school supply giveaway, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 304 SW 134. Information: 799-9799;

“Feeding the 5,000/Backpack 5,000” backpack and school supply giveaway, 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10, OKC Faith Church, 800 S Portland. Information: 948-7100;

“Back-to-School Fest” school supply and school uniform giveaway, 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10, Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1020 NE 42. Free haircuts begin at 8 a.m. Information; 424-2186.

“Back-to-School Round-up,” 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 10, Alameda Church of Christ, 801 Alameda, Norman. Information: 321-0788;

“Back-to-School Bash,” 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 8041 NW 10. Information: 787-2942.

“Slip-n-Slide” backpack/supply giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 10, Family of Faith Church, 13500 SE 15, Choctaw. Information: 769-8751;

“Back-to-School Party backpack/supply giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 10, Victory Church-Norman, 1201 W Boyd, Norman. Information: 787-4200;

“Back-to-School Party” and backpack giveaway, 11 a.m. Aug. 10, Howard Memorial Baptist Church, 4216 E Reno, Del City. Information: 677-8806.


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