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Student art on display Jan. 31

Pike County students are creating works of art to be displayed at the Pike County Arts Council Student Art Show and Art Contest Saturday, Jan. 31 at Molena City Hall. The Student Art Show will be followed by the Rural Rembrandt Guided Painting Party. Entry is free to anyone who joins the PCAC the night of the event and entry is $5 per person for non-members and $20 per person for the Rural Rembrandt Guided Painting Party.  The doors open at 5 p.m. for the Art Show which will include works submitted from art teachers at Pike County Schools. Winners from each school will be announced at 6 p.m. The contest is open to any Pike County student from kindergarten through 12th grade and may include any medium including paint, clay, wood or multi-media art pieces. Homeschool parents and private school systems may submit student works as well. Submissions must be dropped off at Molena City Hall by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30.  The Rural Rembrandt Guided Painting Party will start at 6:30 p.m. with high school art teacher Lora McKinnon Borgononi leading the class. Art supplies, canvases and refreshments will be included with the cost of the class. Pre-registration is not required but space is limited.  ’Join us for a fun-filled evening of instructed painting and refreshments,’ said PCAC president Rebekah Hanson. ‘We want families to be involved in art together. This is a family event where we can celebrate the youth of Pike County. There is a lot more for students to do than just sports. There are kids who are talented with music and art and we want to give them an avenue to pursue those skills.’Â  Membership fees are $10 for individuals, $25 for families, $30 to become a Friend of the PCAC, $50 to become a Patron of the PCAC, $100 to be a Benefactor and $200 to be a Sponsor.  For those who cannot make the event but would like to join PCAC, checks may be mailed to P.O. Box 525, Zebulon, GA 30295.  For more, call Rebekah Hanson at 770-584-3505.

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