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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

5th Annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
$15 per bowl
Building W-8

The 2013 Workhouse Ceramics Program Ice Cream Social Fundraiser will occur on July 13, 2013 from 12-4pm.  The event involves the sale of hand-made ice cream bowls created by our students, ceramic artists and instructors.

Participants pay $15 per bowl and are given Ice Cream and toppings (included in purchase price), listen to a band-Backyard Blues Band, take pony rides-Tamarack stables, visit with Crosspointe local Fire Station #41, watch other on-site artist demonstrations, buy a raffle ticket for $5 to win a ceramics sculpture by ceramic  artist John Donovan ($1250 value).
The event is fully sponsored by local businesses such as Hershey’s Ice Cream and Food, Giant Food, Tamarack Stables, Z Pizza, and Chicago Uno Grill-#712.  It involves over 20 ceramics program volunteers and all items and services (ice cream, band, etc.) are provided pro-bono for the event. Each participating business is allowed to promote their businesses by distributing literature, etc.  Attendance has averaged over 1,200 people per year and funds raised have averaged over $10,000 for the Ceramics Program.

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