Thursday, December 10, 2015

Playground Detroit Presents: Holiday Recess

This weekend Playground Detroit is bringing together lots of bands, people, and local companies to help out some of the Detroit Public Schools. For three years now the organization has hosted a holiday party to collect money, art supplies, and musical instruments for the schools. The event is called Holiday Recess and this year it will be happening on Saturday, December 12th.

The event will feature music, food, drinks and an awesome raffle. The lineup for the evening includes Red PillValley HushRacehorses Are ResourcesDTCHPLNES + DJ Todd Modes and DJ Ryan Spencer. In addition to the music, there will also be an art display featuring over 20 artist. Check out the full list here. For access to all of this it only costs $10, plus that will get you in on the raffle, and you'll get food and drinks! In addition to the price of admission, Playground Detroit is asking that you also bring some items to donate. Don't worry, we're sure you'll have at least some of the items laying around the house. They're asking for:

Free Materials:
Take-out Styrofoam items, Cardboard for sculpture, Toilet paper rolls

Construction paper, drawing paper, recycled paper, Drawing pencils, Elmers glue, hot glue sticks for cardboard sculptures, Tools. Paint, Acrylic, watercolor, palate knives, Pens, Pencils, Colored pencils, Erasers, Markers, Fine tip pens, Fabric, thread, needles for soft sculpture, book binding, Scrap materials such as buttons, Styrofoam, CDs to make mosaics etc., Rulers, Meter sticks, Measuring devices, Scissors, Wire, Masking tape, Papier mache mix, Microphones, Mic stands, Cords, Guitar picks, Headphones, Instruments, Accessories

The products and proceeds from the party will go to Central High School, Detroit Community High School and Detroit Experiencia Preparatory Academy.

Holiday Recess is happening this Saturday at the Detroit Pickle Factory, located on the city's east side at 2120 Bellvue St. For more information on this event and to get the inside scoop on those raffle prizes, head over to the Facebook event page here. To pick up your tickets in advance, click here.  


No comments:

Post a Comment