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Adaptive Art Show Opening Reception July 12, 2014; Public Invited

Adaptive Art Show Opening Reception July 12, 2014; Public Invited


PASADENA, Calif.—The City’s Adaptive Recreation Art Program debuts artwork created by local artists with disabilities beginning Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Armory Center for the Arts.  The public is invited to a free opening reception 3-5 p.m., Saturday, July 12, at the Armory Center for the Arts Community Room, 145 N. Raymond Ave.  

The “Rain or Shine” exhibit will be on display at the Armory Center for the Arts July 12 to Sept. 7, 2014, with “Rain or Shine”-themed poems and pictures illustrating the artists’ day-to-day hopes and challenges.  

“Rain or Shine” art booklets will be available at the event for a $10 donation.  Donations are tax deductible through the Pasadena Recreation and Parks Foundation.  Image below is from this year's art booklet.  By Alan League. 


Love is Like a Kite

Love has its ups and downs

But when you find

the right person

Everything is wonderful

and nice and sweet

But love is hard work

to keep it

Like flying a kite

Adaptive Art cover 2014 

The City of Pasadena Adaptive Recreation Program, part of the City's Human Services and Recreation Department, provides weekly art activities for artists with disabilities who live in the Pasadena/Altadena area. 

For more information, please contact Jackie Scott, adaptive recreation specialist, at (626) 744-7257 or jackiescott@cityofpasadena.net. 

Remember, Parks Make Life Better! Come see all the wonderful programs, activities, classes, sports, fitness and special events that our great team at the Human Services and Recreation Department offers. 

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net  

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Posted: 7/5/2014 01:00:00 PM
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