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This Saturday, July 27, the Latino Institute is holding a back-to-school fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Metrocenter Mall.
The first 1,000 kids with a parent will get a free backpack and school supplies.
Also, there will be free lunch, health screenings, dental and visual check-ups and even haircuts all day.
9617 N. Metro Parkway West
(use south entrance between Macy's and Dilliard's)
Also on Saturday is the first annual "Phoenix Tools-4-School" event.
It's at Lolo's Chicken and Waffles' Phoenix location from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
There will be 2,000 bags of school supplies to give away to students in grades K through 12. Make sure to get there early because the bags are given away on a first come, first serve basis.
Also, kids 17 and younger can get free breakfast.
Lolo's Chicken and Waffles
1220 S. Central Ave., Phoenix
McDonalds is giving away free backpacks to school-age kids at their Valley restaurants Saturday starting at 8 a.m.
They have 28,000 backpacks to give away.
It's at all of their Valley restaurants excluding the Wal-Mart and mall locations.
Some restaurants are also hosting a fair with free health screenings.