Back to school picnic, Thursday, Aug. 5
On Thursday, Aug. 5, Doane University is hosting a Back to School Community Picnic to kick off the school year for members of the Crete community. This event will take place in Cassel Outdoor Theatre from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. and will include free food and drinks, music, performances, a dunk tank, a bounce house, and more. During the event, over 300 bags of school supplies will be distributed to Crete elementary school students in attendance.
The Back to School Community Picnic is a collaboration between Doane University, the City of Crete and Community Assistance Office, Blue River Arts Council, and the Crete Police Department. This event is financially supported by many local businesses in Crete.
At 8:30 p.m., the Blue River Arts Council will be showing "Coco" in Cassel Theatre. There is no admission cost for the movie, however free will donations will be accepted.