Back to School Night - Nashua, NH Helps Kids Get Ready

Real Estate Agent with BHG The Masiello Group

back to school, nashua nhThe Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce  and the City of Nashua are hosting a Back to School celebration!

WHEN:  Thursday, August 25th

TIME:     5:00 to 6:30 P.M.

WHERE: Nashua Public Library  - 2 Court Street, Nashua, NH

 Free Pakring Elm St. and High St. Garages from 4-7 pm with free trolley rides from garages to the libarary

Parents and children are encouraged to attend the Nashua Back to School Event.  In addition to free school supplies, there will be refreshments, games, door prize.

  More than 1500 attended this celebration last year!

  • School supplies will be handed out to children - from first grade through high school
  • Principals and teachers from Nashua's public and private schools will be on hand to welcome the kids and answer questions.
  • The Health Department will provide free immunizations. Parents should bring a copy of their child's immunization record so it can be updated.  Vision screenings will be offered by the Gate City Lions Club. A parent or guardian has to be present or provide written permission for immunizations and the vision screening.

IF IT RAINS TONIGHT, Back to School Night will go on, but community agencies will not have tables outside on the plaza.
The following will take place rain or shine:

  • Distribution of school supplies in the Children’s Room
  • Health Dept immunizations
  • NH Healthy Kids will sign eligible children up for health insurance
  • Lions will do eye screening

Check back at the Nashua Public Library website after 3 pm to find out about cancellation of the outdoor parts of the event.
Nashua students entering kindergarten to grade 12 can meet their principals and get a packet of free school supplies, enter free raffles, and enjoy food and entertainment.

      nashua school crossingThe rate of children living in poverty in New Hampshire has gone up over the last few years.   Our kids' education is important to insure a vibrant New Hampshire.

Perhaps there is a similar back to school event in your community!  Feel free to supply a link with your comments below.


Discover the New Hampshire AdvantageNew Hampshire was named the Most Livable State in America for the 6th year in a row!   New Hampshire is the Safest State in America, 2010  and the Third Healthiest State in America!  New Hampshire is the best place in the US for children to live!

      If  you are interested in finding out more about the New Hampshire real estate market, contact me. I would welcome the opportunity to assist you.

________Disclaimer: Information herein may come from various sources, some of which may not be reliable and may change without any notice. Joan Whitebook does not guarantee or is any way responsible for the accuracy of the information in this blog and information provided is without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Information on this blog represents the opinions and ideas of the author; comments by others may not express the views of the author. Joan Whiteook, BHG, The Masiello Group, Andrew White, managing broker. Copyright © 2011 By Joan Whitebook, Nashua New Hampshire "Back to School Night - Nashua, NH Helps Kids Get Ready"

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Comments (15)

William Johnson
Retired - La Jolla, CA
Hi Joan, Now that is a program. I haven't ever heard of that being done here n SD but it sure makes great sense. Seems your area has this covered pretty well and kds and parents get a leg up on costs. A really nice idea.
Aug 25, 2011 08:11 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Hi Joan What a fantastic program . We have nothing like that in Pennsylvania

Aug 25, 2011 12:23 PM
Ed (Edward) Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Hi Joan, that sounds like everybody was going to be well prepared to have a good time and get some last minute school pre-business attended to.

Aug 25, 2011 12:56 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Joan that is a really nice thing that the Chamber is doing.  I am sure there are many children that are in need of the school supplies that they are handing out.

Aug 25, 2011 01:32 PM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

William ~  This is a great program and it helps so many kids get a head start on the school year.  Most of the event had to be cancelled due to the weather.  I hope the kids are able to get the supplies they need.

Helpful Hannah~  School supplies get more and more expensive and this event is a great help so that kids are ready for school.\

ED  ~  This is a very popular event. Too bad most of the vent was called off due to the weather!

George ~  There are a lot of families that can use a little help getting the kids ready for school.... I think this is one of the best events the Chamber helps to sponsor.

Aug 25, 2011 03:17 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

What a well planned and well thought out event. Hoping your post will inspire other cities.


Aug 25, 2011 03:57 PM ~ Dallas Real Estate Agent Top Team
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Joan I love these events allow all the parents to catch up on what went on over the summer, see how the kids changed over a few months  !

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Aug 26, 2011 02:20 PM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Margaret ~  This back to school event is so inspiring.  I was so excited to see all the kids that are looking forward to school and meeting their teachers.  I hope there are events like this all over the US.

Lynn 911 - The parents and kids have a great time at this event, and the kids get the supplies they need to start school!

Aug 26, 2011 03:24 PM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Joan this is a terric program.  You do so many things rigt in NH, no wonder NH is on the list of  best places to live.

Aug 26, 2011 04:58 PM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Jennifer ~  for a little state NH is amazing!  I am so glad it is being recognized in so many ways.  Hopeyou are doing well in New York, New York!

Aug 27, 2011 06:18 AM
Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael) - Saint Michael, MN
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor

Free school supplies, there will be refreshments, games, door prizes?

You do have a great state there.  Unless Hurricane Irene were coming, I would make plans to visit.

Stay safe, and I hope you won't be impacted.

Aug 27, 2011 09:50 AM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

ooo yes...tis that time of year again, getting ready for school...(so glad I'm down with that portion of my life) hahaha.  Happy school year children!  Do not get me wrong, I love learing, but learning topics that are geared towards thing you want to learn :)

Aug 27, 2011 06:09 PM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Suzanne ~  This programs helps so many kids... while NH has a lot to offer, unfortunately there are those that can use a helping hand.  I am glad that this event is such a big success.  Unfortuantely, it was rained out before Irene arrived!  So far we are safe and hopefully there will not be too much flooding in NH.

Laura ~  I can't believe it's time for school already!  The parents are excited, and most of the kids are just going along with things.  LOL

Aug 28, 2011 04:22 AM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Watch for kids at crosswalks, those yellow bus on and offs of our children! Great local post!

Aug 28, 2011 04:39 AM
Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

We have some similar events here, usually hosted by non-profit organizations but occasionally by some of the retail stores like Office Depot and Staples.

Sep 06, 2011 02:36 PM