Art is for Everyone at the YMCA

It’s back! This year’s free arts event is being held at the South Shore YMCA in Hanover. It’s a unique partership between the Y, the Cardinal Cushing Centers, and the Friendship Home.

Thursday evening, August 15th from 4-8 pm. BBQ, interactive art stations, and then a live auction for art created that very evening right before your eyes.

The schedule of events is as follows:

4-6pm – Family fun festival activities; make a bracelet, tye dye bandanas, paint a bird house, get your face painted or grab a hot dog dinner (small cost for each).
There will be live performances at 4:45pm (Friendship Home) and 5:45pm (YMCA – Charlie Brown scene).
Live Professional artists on site painting – their completed works will be auctioned off that evening.
For the adults – Paintfest sessions – create a painting on the spot in 20 minutes – materials and instruction provided – no talent needed. $10 to participate and you get to take home your painting. We will have two sessions – 4:15pm and 5:15pm for ten people each session.

Shop for artwork created by participants from each organization – open from 5pm to 8pm.

6-8pm is a cocktail reception for adults; a Celebrity Paintfest; and a Live auction.

For more info, click here.

See you there!