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January 20 2018

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9:00 am

Kid's Art Class

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Food for Thoughts Fundraiser at Serena's Atelier located at 98 S. Madison Street, Carthage!  SANDRA SILBERZWEIG INSPIRED ARTWORK.  Art class for students in grades 3-12 on Saturday, Jan. 20, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.  Art Class Ticket is $45 per person and includes all supplies needed for project and snack. Canvas is a 16x20.

Food for Thoughts is the weekend snack pack program for children in Carthage Elementary School District, Illini West High School District and Hancock County Academy.  Thank you to Serena for hosting this fundraiser and supporting our cause to eliminate food insecurity in our community! 

7:00 pm

Blue Lake Scholarship Competition

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In appreciation for the hospitality, friendship, and goodwill offered to Blue Lake's European guests by the generous people of Carthage and Hancock County, Blue Lake International Exchange Program awards a scholarship, valued at $500.00, for a young artist from Hancock County to attend one summer session of the 2018 Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in  Michigan.


Organizers for the competition reached out to public and private instructors asking for student recommendations.  Those students will compete for the scholarship, and the winner will be determined by a panel of judges.  The event is Saturday, January 20 beginning at 7:00 PM at the Legacy Theater, 1160 Buchanan in Carthage.  The event is open to the public, and admission is free.