Miami Marlins head back to school with 19 events planned across South Florida to welcome students back

August 11th, 2019

MIAMI – With the upcoming start of the 2019-20 academic year, the Marlins today announced numerous planned activities and events as students head back to the classroom. Events include the distributions of school supplies in partnership with the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation and first day high fives, with appearances by Marlins players, alumni, executives, Mermaids and Billy The Marlin.

The Marlins begin the festivities on Monday, August 12, in Palm Beach County and conclude on Friday, August 30, in Miami-Dade County. Below please find a full list of back to school events:

First-Day High Fives

August 12: Lighthouse Elementary School

August 14: Pasadena Lakes Elementary School

 North Side Elementary School

August 19: Kensington Park Elementary School

 Lenora B. Smith Elementary School

Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation Back to School Distributions

August 14: Walker Elementary School

                    Bethune Mary Elementary School

August 15: Oakridge Elementary School

August 17: Centro Campesino Farmworker Center

August 20: Citrus Grove Elementary School

August 21: Melrose Elementary School

August 22: Shenandoah Elementary School

August 23: Linda Lentin Elementary School

August 26: Auburndale Elementary School

August 27: Kensington Park Elementary School

August 28: Lenora B. Smith Elementary School

August 29: Charles R. Drew K-8 Center

August 30: Poinciana Park Elementary School

*_Additional information will be distributed prior to media opportunities at select back to school events_**

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