Abilene Alzheimer’s Association to Benefit from Art Walk [VIDEO]
Art-Walk enters into uncharted territory on September 13th, when the Center for Contemporary Arts (a non-profit themselves) raises money and awareness for another non-profit, the Abilene Alzheimer’s Association. Among the usual art displays, activities, sights and events that take place during Art-Walk, on September 13th Art-Walk will seem more like “Carnival” in Rio de Janeiro. Music, fun and games will fill the air and the streets of downtown Abilene. Plus live entertainment from a very popular local band.
The Kirk House Band is scheduled to play at the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) during Art-Walk as the CCA’s main fundraiser. Bird Thomas from the CCA says, “Alzheimer’s affects almost all of us in some way, be it personally, or by way of someone we love. Now everyone can join in for this awareness during Art-Walk along with Windcrest and the Abilene Alzheimer’s Association (AAA).”
Art-Walk Thanks for the Memories a Walk to End Alzheimer’s
September 13th, 2012
5 p.m. till 8 p.m.
220 Cypress and all of Downtown Abilene
While most of Art-Walk is free the concert and other events will not be, as they take donations for the AAA.
Art Walk from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. in this quest for a cure. It all starts at the Center for Contemporary Arts with these activities: raffle, Cake-Walk, BonTerra Blu Picnic at the Farmers’ Market, Library Readings of Nana’s New Home by Jill Coleman at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., Chalk your words on the 84′ Footprint in Cypress Street, Memories in the Making Art Show at the Center from 5-8pm, Presentation by Lisa Buck at 6:30 p.m., Little Jimmy’s Purple Italian Ice, Many of the Downtown businesses will be contributing a portion of their sales to the Abilene Alzheimer’s Association.To donate or for further information please call Bird Thomas at the CCA at (325)-677-8389.