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MEDIA ADVISORY: Free Child Dental Care, Child Vision Care to be Featured at Family Resource Festival

AUSTIN—This weekend, Austin ISD is hosting HopeFest, a community-led family resource fair with more than 125 exhibitors, at Reagan Early College High School. Last year, over 4,000 community members attended the event.

What: Hopefest is a free, family resource festival with live music, food, games, free dental and vision care for children, immunizations and flu shots, Blue Santa registration as well as housing, employment, insurance and education exhibitors.

The event is sponsored by Austin Voices for Education and Youth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, local schools, churches and community groups. Entertainment includes a planetarium, live music, food, games, displays from local schools, the Reagan Early College High School band performing, a climbing wall and ponies.

When: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18

Where: Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman Drive

For more information, please visit www.hopefestaustin.org.