The Big Backpack Event hits Harborside Event Center July 31

The largest back-to-school outreach program in Lee County is almost here! The 17th Annual Big Backpack Event is presented 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 at Harborside Event Center by the Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida. Every year thousands of kids receive free backpacks and school supplies at this festival event while celebrating diversity.