Brookhaven parks and recreation officials plan to hold a school supply drive in connection with the “Back-to-school Splash Party” scheduled at several city pools Aug. 1.

Tables will be set up from noon until 2 p.m. at city pools in Briarwood and Lynwood parks to collect donations of basic school supplies, the city announced. People who donate will be eligible to enter a raffle.

The “Splash Party” will offer music, food and activities for children, the city says

Kyndra Leaphart takes a leap into the Murphey Candler pool, while her cousin Kiara McCoy, waits her turn in a photo shot in 2014.

on its website.

The party is planned for the pools at Briarwood Park, 2235 Briarwood Way; Lynwood Park, 3360 Osborne Road; and Murphey Candler Park, 1551 W. Nancy Creek Drive.

Joe Earle

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