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GCMoA Outreach: Storytime Art in the Park

Event Details:

Event Type: Announcement
Location: Bailey Park Shelter House, 1220 Prairie Street, Grinnell, IA 50112
Time: Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Categories: Arts & Culture
Kid Friendly

Event Description:

Grinnell College Museum of Art and Drake Library are offering free hands-on art and literacy activities for children and families in area parks. Every session will offer drawing, 2- and 3-D collage projects, beading, truck glittering, painting, bookmaking, type-a-thon, and reading activities. Additionally, a special project from the following: ceramics, printmaking, marbling, sewing, wood cutouts, tie-dye or another activity will be offered at each session. No registration is necessary. Lunch will be served by the Iowa Kitchen at 11:45 on Tuesdays. 40 meals served on a first-come first-served basis. Middleway Farms will have free produce and MICA will have food items to take home as well. 

This program is supported by the Greater Poweshiek County Community Foundation/Poweshiek County Alliance, Grinnell Farm to Table, Grinnell Mutual, AmeriCorps, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the Grinnell Education Partnership. 

In case of threatening weather, Storytime Art in the Park will be canceled. Cancelations will be announced on KGRN 1410 AM and on Grinnell College Museum of Art’s Facebook page prior to the start of the session. You may also text GCMoA at 641-780-5215 or call DCL at 641-236-2661. Grinnell College does not assume responsibility for the care and safety of children who attend these events. The College makes these programs open to the public with the understanding that for children who attend, a parent, legal guardian, or other designated caregiver remains responsible for their care and protection. 

For more information, please contact Tilly Woodward @ 641-269-4663 or Karen Neal at 641-236-2661


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