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Smiles for Sandy Hook Elementary: A Minnesota Children’s Art Project

December 15, 2012

The Children’s Book Illustrators Guild of Minnesota (CBIG) with assistance from the Bloomington Theatre and Arts CenterWet Paint and Richeson Art is hosting an event on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 designed to bring smiles to the children of Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.

“Smiles for Sandy Hook Elementary: A Minnesota Children’s Art Project” will bring Minnesota children and their families together at the Bloomington Theatre and Arts Center to create small, one-of-a-kind pieces of art which will be given to Sandy Hook Elementary in hopes of bringing a bright, happy light back to the halls of the school.

The event, which will take place from 10am to 2pm on December 22nd, 2012 is an open-door event, prepared to handle hundreds of children and their families as they visit the art center, make unique works of art and create smiles for the children of Sandy Hook Elementary.

For more information, visit http://www.book-illustrators.blogspot.com/ .

For volunteer and donation information,

please contact me (Scott Spinks) at scottspinks@rocketmail.com or by calling me at (651)247-0359

Art supplies have been donated by Wet Paint & Richeson Art.

The location has been donated by the Bloomington Theatre & Arts Center.

The following donations are still needed:

Time and Energy

Scissors

Glue

Drinking water and snack for volunteers

Photography (We need two photographers to cover the event)

Shipping (to ship the finished at to Connecticut)

Signage to direct participants to the location

Printing for flyers

Name tags for volunteers

Cash donations will be taken at the door on the day of the event.

Connect with the event on FACEBOOK: Smiles4SandyHook

 

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