The Eastside Back to School Carnival will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Backpacks and school supplies will be given to the first 1,500 students in grades K-12. There also will be a health fair, sports physicals, dental and vision screening, and other activities. Children must be present to receive the free items.
The event will be at the Tacoma Christian Center, 3507 McKinley Ave. The deadline to register is Wednesday; families must call 253-272-6079.