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Cookies & a Canvas

August 31, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Special “Mom & Me” class… Dads are welcome too!
You and your special kid will sit together to complete one 16×20 painting. We will provide the painting supplies and the cookies & milk…you just show up!

Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival


August 31
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Compassion Factory Art Gallery & Studio
9210 Broadway Ave
Brookfield, 60513
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Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival

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