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Love the Arts in Somers Point

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Love the Arts in Somers Point takes place on Sunday, February 23 at Greate Bay Country Club 901 Mays Landing Road in Somers Point from 2-4 p.m. The program begins promptly at 2 p.m.; doors open at 1:45 p.m.

Love the Arts in Somers Point will include visual presentation of the Arts Commission’s 2019 programs and activities; as well as introduce the Somers Point community to its 2020 programs, projects and events that will take place in the Somers Point Public Schools, the Senior/Community Center, Kennedy Park, Greate Bay Country Club, Shore Medical Center and other locations throughout the city.

A highlight of Love the Arts in Somers Point event will be the exhibit of The Arts Reach Out 2019 and the recognition of the children, their families and seniors who experienced art activities in the Somers Point Schools After-School (CASTLE) program and at the Somers Point Senior Center.

A special part of the afternoon will be the introduction of Somers Point’s newly appointed Poet Laureate, Erin Castaldi who will meet and greet attendees and present readings from her original Haiku poems. Erin will share her background and her plans for bringing poetry to the community. The public will also be introduced to the winner of the city’s 8th grade Junior Poet Competition.

Also featured will be jazz entertainment in partnership with the South Jersey Jazz Society, art activities for children, balloon sculptures by The Balloon Lady, a silent auction and a light buffet for both adults & children. The Commission will also recognize contributors to the 2019 programs as well as members of non-profit arts organizations including the Community Education Recreation Office (CER) through the Somers Point Schools, the South Jersey Jazz Society and World Above Poetry who are critical to the success of the Arts Commission’s 2020 programs.

There is no charge for the Love the Arts event; however, donations are gratefully accepted. If planning to attend, please contact Kathleen Arleth at 609-653-4991or email somersptarts@gmail.com with names and contact information.

The Greate Bay County Club is a handicapped accessible facility; please contact the Arts Commission at 609-653-4991 for any special accommodations at least two weeks prior to the event.

The Arts Live in Somers Point program is made possible by funds from the Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Somers Point Arts Commission
Phone:
6096534991
Email:
somersptarts@gmail.com

Venue

Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244 United States
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Phone:
6096534991
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