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Annual “Arts on Erie” to be hosted by Perry’s Victory

The Put-in-Bay Arts Council will be providing a full week of art activities for kids in their annual Arts on Erie event. The event runs from Sunday, June 23, to Friday, June 28, and take place at the Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial Visitor Center. The event sponsored by the PIB Arts Council includes a number of activities lead by guest artists from around the area.  Activities will run from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and on Friday. Thursday the activities will take a little different schedule as music becomes the focus of the day. The Hardtackers, a Sea Shanty and Sea Song team out of Columbus, will teach penny whistle and sea shanty writing workshops from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2-4 p.m. They will return in the evening for a family concert at 7 p.m., also to be held at the Perry’s Victory Visitor Center. All activities are free and open to the public. Space in workshops is limited and will be given on a first-come basis. The art activities of each day are as follows:

Sunday - Chalk walk 

Monday - Wax painting and pendant making

Tuesday - Tie dying

Wednesday - Paper plate fish

Friday - Underwater watercolor painting 

For more information, call Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial at 419-285-2184 or visit www.nps.gov/pevi.

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