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Art - Fund Raiser
|Date & Time:||
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, June 5, 2017 - June 29, 2017
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Jacob Edwards Library
236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
|Cost:||$5 for raffle card with 25 chances to win|
|Sponsored by:||Friends of Jacob Edwards Library|
|Description:|| The 12th Annual Artful Friends raffle is currently on display at Jacob Edwards Library This is the monthly art exhibit in the main reading room of the library located at 236 Main St. in Southbridge. The Artful Friends Raffle consists of donated art- paintings, photos, collage, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, cards, fabric art and other handmade items, along with gift certificates from local restaurants and stores. People can buy $5 raffle cards, with 25 chances to win, and deposit the attached numbers in boxes of the items they hope to win. Proceeds from the raffle will fund library programs, museum passes, speakers and receptions,
Tickets will be sold all month, with the drawing taking place on Thursday, June 29. Winners need not be present for the drawing, winners will be notified.
Over eleven years ago Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, came to speak at Jacob Edwards Library for the first Pride in Southbridge event. The first raffle was held at the same time. Since then a variety of programs have featured authors, musicians and speakers as part of the Pride in Southbridge events. The Raffle drawing will coincide with this years event on Thursday, June 29. The program will take place at 6:30pm, the Raffle drawing at 7:30pm. Featured performers are The BeeKeepers, based in New London, CT. For the past 11 years, The Jacob Edwards Library has sponsored Pride in Southbridge in support of the LGBTQ community to foster inclusion and understanding.
The Friends of Jacob Edwards Library would like to acknowledge and thank all the supporters who have helped to make this Raffle a success over the years.
Entered by: Barbara Day
Created: June 6, 2017 at 6:35 PM
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