Back to School events today include picnic, free haircuts

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More than 600 kids are expected to get a free hair cut today in the Roseland neighborhood just in time for school.

Organizers said the 12th annual event stresses the importance of the first day of class.

Kids will also get free bookbags with school supplies.

The event runs from 9 a.m. – 1p.m. Saturday, at Cain’s Barber College on 365 E. 51st Street.

Aafter the free haircuts, families can head to the 23rd Annual Back to School picnic at Loyola Park.

The picnic will have free food, music, and plenty of games for the kids to play.

That runs from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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