Ward 1 Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian is inviting students and their families to join her for a back to school fair and a movie in the park beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15. The event will be held at West Charleston Lions/Essex Circle Park, at 600 Essex Drive.
Free school supplies will be given away while supplies last and the PG-rated movie “The Pirates: Band Of Misfits” is scheduled to play at dusk. Families are invited to bring their lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the movie. In order to receive school supplies children must be present.
Free refreshments will be available while supplies last, and a food truck is scheduled to be at the event with products available for purchase. In addition, several community vendors are expected to attend.