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Kemeny Recreation Center’s Back to School Blitz

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As part of the Kemeny Recreation Center’s “Fueling Detroit” series of events, the fourth annual Back to School Blitz is scheduled for Friday, August 18, 2023, from 2 to 6 pm. The Center invites students, parents, and community members to celebrate the beginning of a new school year together.

The event is a one-stop shop for things related to going back to school. Attendees will enjoy free carnival rides and games, food, entertainment, free children’s haircuts/hairstyling, and a school supply giveaway. Several local and state organizations will also be on hand to provide information regarding support services and programs to attendees.

Although not required, guests can register for the event at tinyurl.com/BackToSchoolBlitz48217.


About Fueling Detroit:

The Fueling Detroit program is a continuing effort funded by the Marathon Detroit refinery that focuses on bringing family fun and much-needed resources to the community at monthly events. All Fueling Detroit events are open to the public and include free food from local vendors and family-friendly entertainment.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation: 

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system. MPC’s marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. More information is available at www.marathonpetroleum.com.

Back to School Blitz at the Kemeny Recreation Center


August 18
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Kemeny Recreation Center
2260 S. Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48217 United States
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(313) 628-2819
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