The University of Scranton and community partners will host a free “Back to School Bonanza” for children from 3 to 12 years of age and their families Sunday, Aug. 25, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at The Marketplace at Steamtown. Registration will be at s at the Lackawanna Avenue entrance to The Marketplace at Steamtown.

The event will include hands-on educational activities, music, games, face-painting, crafts, refreshments and prizes. Twenty family-oriented activities will be provided by community organizations and University faculty, staff and students, including several with a STEM theme, such as Neuroscience for Kids and Microscopic Exploration.

The Back to School Bonanza is one of the University’s Fall Welcome activities for its Class of 2023. It is hosted by the University’s Center for Student Engagement, Office of Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice and the Office of Community Relations in partnership with community partners: The Marketplace at Steamtown, Lackawanna County, the Scranton School District, and other community organizations.

For additional information, call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.