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Awakenings Art Reception--

featuring art, music, stories and light refreshments

2024-05-17 15:30:00 2024-05-17 17:00:00 America/Chicago Awakenings Art Reception-- May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Please join us for a special reception featuring Elgin's Awakenings Art Project. The group supports and showcases the work of artists in mental health recovery. Main Library - Elgin Room

Friday, May 17
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-17 15:30:00 2024-05-17 17:00:00 America/Chicago Awakenings Art Reception-- May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Please join us for a special reception featuring Elgin's Awakenings Art Project. The group supports and showcases the work of artists in mental health recovery. Main Library - Elgin Room

Main Library

Elgin Room

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Please join us for a special reception featuring Elgin's Awakenings Art Project. The group supports and showcases the work of artists in mental health recovery.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month--the perfect time to recognize the healing power of creativity! Take part in a special art reception featuring the Awakenings Project of Elgin. The group's mission is to foster, advance, support and showcase the creative efforts of artists in recovery from mental health challenges. The afternoon will highlight the arts of different forms--paintings, multi-media work, music and spoken word. Light refreshments will be served. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Music & Performances | Health & Wellness | Community | Adult Programs |

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Thu, Jun 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
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Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
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