Kids’ Tie Dye Fun

Saturday, July 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

Be sure to register by June 27

This fun event occurs at John Dixon Park in Dixon (venue information is below) during the “Nuts About Art Show on July 1, 2023.

Have fun in Dixon Park, creating your festive red, white, and blue tie-dyed creation (see image below).

This is the design we are creating!

For kids ages 4 to 18

This creative and fun event is for children ages 4 to 18 years. Any child under 10 years must have adult supervision. The only thing participants need to bring is their pre-washed T-shirt. All other supplies are provided.*

* This program is partially funded by a grant from the United Way.

Cost

This class is only $3 per child. Pre-registration is required. No registrations will be accepted after June 27.

Pick the time that works for you!

This event has three timeslots that are approximately 1 hour each. Choose from 11 a.m., 12 p.m., or 1 p.m. Be sure to check the time you want on the registration form.

Registration Form

815-285-4924

515 N. Galena Ave.
Dixon, 61021 United States
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Kids’ Art Workshop for Dixon Street Banners

Saturday, July 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

Young girl creating a tie dye shirt

Discover Dixon, in collaboration with The Next Picture Show (TNPS), is excited to announce a unique opportunity for young artists in the community. This program is a fundraising event that will help beautify the downtown district while providing exposure to local businesses, families, and organizations.

Drop into TNPS with the kids either March 18 or 25.

TNPS is hosting two sessions for students from K through 12th grade to come and design their masterpieces–March 18 OR March 25. Feel free to drop-in either day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. We close up at 4 p.m., so drop in at least an hour before then. TNPS supplies all art materials. Students may submit more than one entry.

THEME | “Draw what Dixon means to you”

Discover Dixon and TNPS are encouraging all students interested in participating to submit their artwork by April 5. The artwork needs to reflect any aspect of Dixon that the student enjoys. All submissions must be turned in to TNPS at 113 W. 1st Street.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer this opportunity to young artists in our community,” said Matthew Lenox, Marketing Director for Discover Dixon. “It’s a chance for them to showcase their talents while supporting a great cause.”

Kids’ art on the streets of Dixon.

The banners will be hung throughout the downtown area, showcasing the artwork of the young artists in our community.

For more information about Dixon’s Downtown Banner Program or to learn more about the upcoming event, please get in touch with Discover Dixon at 815-284-3361.

515 N. Galena Ave.
Dixon, 61021 United States
+ Google Map
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Kids’ Art Workshop for Dixon Street Banners

Saturday, July 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

Young girl creating a tie dye shirt

Discover Dixon, in collaboration with The Next Picture Show (TNPS), is excited to announce a unique opportunity for young artists in the community. This program is a fundraising event that will help beautify the downtown district while providing exposure to local businesses, families, and organizations.

Drop into TNPS with the kids either March 18 or 25.

TNPS is hosting two sessions for students from K through 12th grade to come and design their masterpieces–March 18 OR March 25. Feel free to drop-in either day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. We close up at 4 p.m., so drop in at least an hour before then. TNPS supplies all art materials. Students may submit more than one entry.

THEME | “Draw what Dixon means to you”

Discover Dixon and TNPS are encouraging all students interested in participating to submit their artwork by April 5. The artwork needs to reflect any aspect of Dixon that the student enjoys. All submissions must be turned in to TNPS at 113 W. 1st Street.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer this opportunity to young artists in our community,” said Matthew Lenox, Marketing Director for Discover Dixon. “It’s a chance for them to showcase their talents while supporting a great cause.”

Kids’ art on the streets of Dixon.

The banners will be hung throughout the downtown area, showcasing the artwork of the young artists in our community.

For more information about Dixon’s Downtown Banner Program or to learn more about the upcoming event, please get in touch with Discover Dixon at 815-284-3361.

515 N. Galena Ave.
Dixon, 61021 United States
+ Google Map
Read More

Student art celebrated on 2023 Dixon Downtown Banners

It’s a collaboration.

Discover Dixon, in collaboration with The Next Picture Show (TNPS), is excited to announce a unique opportunity for young artists in the community. This program is a fundraising event that will help beautify the downtown district while providing exposure to local businesses, families, and organizations.

Drop into TNPS with the kids either March 18 or 25.

TNPS is hosting two sessions for students from K through 12th grade to come and design their masterpieces–March 18 OR March 25. Feel free to drop-in either day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. We close up at 4 p.m., so drop in at least an hour before then. TNPS supplies all art materials. Students may submit more than one entry.

THEME | “Draw what Dixon means to you”

Discover Dixon and TNPS are encouraging all students interested in participating to submit their artwork by April 5. The artwork needs to reflect any aspect of Dixon that the student enjoys. All submissions must be turned in to TNPS at 113 W. 1st Street.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer this opportunity to young artists in our community,” said Matthew Lenox, Marketing Director for Discover Dixon. “It’s a chance for them to showcase their talents while supporting a great cause.”

Kids’ art on the streets of Dixon

The banners will be hung throughout the downtown area, showcasing the artwork of the young artists in our community.

For more information about Dixon’s Downtown Banner Program or to learn more about the upcoming event, please get in touch with Discover Dixon at 815-284-3361.

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