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Que Pasa Greenpoint? PS 31 Spring Fest Thursday (5/30)

Come to PS 31, 75 Meserole Ave on Thursday, May 30th from 4-7pm and enjoy their Spring Fling celebration.

This fundraising event, which is open to the public, will have tons of exciting of things for you and your family. Come see us in the playground and get your face face painted, jump in the bouncy house or enjoy some arts and crafts. These will be just a few of the fun activities they are going to have. Tickets are $1 each or 12/$10 but also vary in price.

Greenpointers worked with the PS31 to design the mural which will be shown in the school yard during the celebration. It is a take on Matisse’s Flower Mural at the National Gallery. The students were given pieces of the mural to color in. The mural will be hung up piece by piece for a huge piece of group work of art.

PS 31 Fiesta de Primavera

Venga PS 31, 75 Meserole Ave, el Jueves, 30 de Mayo de 4-7 pm y disfrutar de la celebración de la Fiesta de Primavera.

Este evento de recaudación de fondos, que está abierto al público, tendrá toneladas de cosas para usted y su familia. Venga a vernos en el patio de recreo y pinte su cara, salta en la casa hinchable o disfrutar de artes. Estos serán algunos de la diversión actividades que van a tener. Los boletos cuestan $1 o 12/$10 pero también varían en precio.

Greenpointers trabajo con PS31 para diseñar el mural que se mostrará en el patio de la escuela durante la celebración. Es un mural de flor de Matisse que esta en la Galeria Nacional. Los estudiantes recibieron piezas del mural para colorear. El mural se cuelga pieza por pieza y se hace una enorme pieza de obra de arte.


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The Art Party: Come Out To Support Art Education at PS 34! (5/22)

Have you ever wondered about the little elementary school at the corner of Norman and Eckford Streets? Three fun facts you should know: it was formerly a hospital; it is the oldest continually operating elementary school in Brooklyn; and the first ever benefit for the art education at PS 34 The Art Party happens this coming Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 7pm at From The Source (69 West St).

The community is invited to this exclusive preview of our annual PS 34 art show that will feature live performances by Greenpoint-based artists The Hugh Pool Band, Jack O’Neill, and Shahla Atlas.

"Pointed Bushes, Versailles, 1993"
"Pointed Bushes, Versailles, 1993" Photogravure by David Armstrong

Some of the items available by silent auction will be works by respected artists Jean Pagliuso, McDermott & McGough, David Armstrong, and Felipe Mujica, as well as jewelry from Fitzgerald Jewelry of Williamsburg. There will be food and cocktails courtesy of local businesses, so skip dinner and come early.

Come meet your neighbors, purchase amazing art, eat, drink, and dance in support of art education at PS 34 this Wednesday, May 22nd. Tickets at $40 and can be purchased at Cup at (79 Norman Ave), Greenpoint Toys (738 Manhattan Ave), or at the door.

For more information go to The Art Party web site, and join the Facebook event for the latest updates!

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