Community Buzz: MLK service project rescheduled for this weekend; Rowayton Arts Center plans ‘Abstraction Exhibition 2019’
MLK service project rescheduled for this weekend
Due to inclement weather last week, the Norwalk Historical Society and the Love All Project have rescheduled “Kids Care: MLK Jr. Service Day Project” for Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum.
For those who have already registered, email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm attendance on Jan. 26.
This free, family-friendly Service Day Project supports the nonprofit organization Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants.
Participants will create welcome bags for immigrants and ref ugees settling into Connecticut. Participating families are encouraged to bring individually packaged, non-perishable snacks to include in the welcome bags. Along with filling the bags with goodies, children will be able to create cards and decorate the bags.
In addition to the service project, children will get the opportunity to create peace doves, heart origami and learn more about King’s mission for peace, freedom and justice for all.
Visit norwalkhistoricalsociety.orgto register. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rowayton Arts Center plans ‘Abstraction Exhibition 2019’
The Rowayton Arts Center plans a new exhibit, “Abstraction Exhibition 2019.” The opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 10, is free and open to the public.
The exhibition features artwork by RAC Exhibiting Members with a larger degree of independence from visual references. The theme is abstract art which uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition that exists independent from visual references. This departure from representation can be partial or it can be complete.
Co-chairs for the exhibition are Michael Brennecke and Dan Long. The judge Miggs Burroughs, a lifelong Westporter and graphic artist, has designed hundreds of logos, websites and print material.
RAC celebrates the study, creation and appreciation of the arts through classes, exhibitions and events open to all in the community. It is at 145 Rowayton Ave. For more information, visit rowaytonarts.org and follow @rowaytonarts.
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