Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism: Now Extended to 10 year olds and older – Applications due October 27, 2014
The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans and Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond by JBJ Creations are now extending the Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism art club to individuals on the autism spectrum age 10 years and older. This new session begins November 4 through December 9, 2014 (excluding November 25th) and will be held at Covenant United Methodist Church (115 East D’Amour St., Chalmette, LA 70043). Novice and seasoned artists are welcomed. Registration fee is $20.00.
- Learn how to paint in a fun and relaxed environment.
- Receive step-by-step instructions for master artist Jeff Duke.
- Have volunteer support available for assistance, if needed.
- Have new friendship opportunities.
- Have the opportunity to complete 2 paintings.
- Have their own unique creations showcased at an art gallery where their work can be sold and proceeds from the sale going to the participant artist.
Brushes, Buddies and Beyond for Autism intends to close the gap for recreational activities for individuals with autism by providing the opportunity to express themselves and engage with others. Other benefits include but are not limited to:
- Improving the capacity for learning
- Increasing self-expression through art
- Building sensory integration skills
- Builds self-esteem
Registration Instructions. To register, please complete and submit the Participant Registration form along with a check in the amount of $20.00 payable to ASGNO by October 27, 2014. A maximum of 25 participants is allowed. So don’t miss out on the fun and register now! Art supplies will be provided. Participants must be 10 years old or older.
About Brushes, Buddies and Beyond by JBJ Creations. Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond is a “painting party” business run by JBJ Creations. Painting parties are held in a relaxed environment. It’s an opportunity to explore and learn more about painting from an instructional artist amongst friends or interested like-minded folks. Artist gets to create their own unique painting that can be used for a keepsake or gifting.
About the Artist. Jeff Duke, creator of JBJ Creations www.jbjcreations.com artwork, is officially licensed by LSU. He is the originator of many LSU themed prints, magnets, Christmas ornaments, embroidery and more. His work is shown in various festivals and craft shows across Louisiana, He is also the pastor of the host church, Covenant United Methodist Fellowship Hall in Chalmette.
2nd Annual Big Easy Showdown!
Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Big Easy Showdown on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Zephyr Stadium on Airline Hwy. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and show is from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ALL proceeds are to benefit the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans. Join the event on Facebook by clicking HERE!2nd Annual Big Easy Showdown November 2, 2014 Zephyr Stadium 6000 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70003
Are you interested in sponsoring or making a donation? Do you have something to donate to our silent auction? Email ProfitKustoms@yahoo.com.
Crank It Up Contest this year!!! Brought to you by DB Drag, sponsored by Tantric!A BIG THANKS to Michelle Beers-Welch and Pat Welch for allowing us to use such an amazing truck for our flyers and awards. Also, a huge thank you to Southern Tire, Dusty Kaotik Abel with Rapid Signs, Pullen Air Conditioning, Inc., Live Canvas Tattoo Parlour, Custom Plug Love, The Social Club Barbershop, Boudreaux CollisionCenter, ForPlay Customs, Rebellion-On The-River, Vapors Inn, River Parish Disposal, Southern Inflatables, and RPM Graphics for their sponsorships! And much appreciation goes to Toasta Püblik Bread for MC’ing and Andrew Hanson with Big Easy Sound & Lighting for the stage and sound!