Have you heard of Empty Bowls?
"The Empty Bowls Naples organization enlists the creative talents of local potters, artists, educators, students and volunteers to create handcrafted and painted bowls which help to serve up a fun, social event to raise money and awareness in the fight against hunger.
The Empty Bowls event held each January in Cambier Park supports the communities efforts to feed the nearly 40,000 people in Collier County who are food insecure, which means they may not know where their next meal is coming from.
Event attendees select a handcrafted bowl, enjoy soups from over 50 local restaurants and clubs, delight in the entertainment of local performers, are encouraged to participate in a silent auction, pottery sale and paint-a-bowl event which all goes to supporting hunger in our community.
As the needs have grown, during the 13th year of the event, the program will initiate a grant program which will directly help the hungry in our community.
Help us help our community...Support the event today!"
Check out their site: http://emptybowlsnaples.com/
We will paint a bowl or 2 for Empty Bowls, to help out this great organization. All bowls, paints, brushes, smocks & helpful artistic hints booklets are available, if needed. All levels of experience welcome.
This is a great organization and a great way to help out the community! See ya there!
**Please*Please*Please - If you sign up, please show up! No-shows are frowned upon and you will risk being removed from the group! Seating is limited to 10 for our group. Please sign up early. I look forward to seeing you there!
****Also note, this event is at the warehouse of Empty Bowls on Corporation Ln - Not at Cambier Park!! Make sure to plug in the correct address on your GPS!!