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Bruce Museum’s iCREATE 2020 Regional High School Student Art Contest DEADLINE April 30

The annual iCreate exhibition centers on an array of works infused with the creative spirit and impactful voices of budding young artists. iCreate serves as an outlet for these emerging artists, amplifying the scope of their pieces’ influence and providing the community a glimpse into local artistic potential. The works are of diverse mediums and explore different themes ranging from critiques of traditional social constructs to playful portraits, to statements regarding animal extinction.

Each high school student may submit up to three examples of their artwork for consideration.

SOURCE: https://brucemuseum.org

Location: Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

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Volunteers Needed to Help Small Business Owners with Applications for Assistance Programs

The Westchester County Office of Economic Development’s SBA Application Assistance Program is soliciting volunteers to help small businesses complete applications for the following programs:

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance,
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan, and
Paycheck Protection Program applications.
Volunteers will be provided training on all aspects of the application process. Training will be developed and conducted in coordination with the SBA and Community Capital New York, a Community Development Financial Institution and SBA-lender. The training will be provided by webinar, and the materials and step-by-step application guides will be provided to the volunteers.

The volunteers will not be providing guidance/recommendations on which loan programs to apply for, but rather will be addressing specific questions on the application(s) selected by the applicant.

Anyone interested in volunteering to help should email EconomicDevelopment@westchestergov.com.

SOURCE: https://www.westchestergov.com

Editor’s Note: If you know a small business in dire need please let them know they can also apply to be vendors with the State of New York.

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80% OFF Native Garden Flowers for Eastern Pollinators

Provide food for migrating native pollinators with these plants from Groupon. Up to 80% off garden plants from Groupon.

  • Sweet Caroline Columbine Flower Bulbs $14.99
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“Jane Doe’s Support Group” A Theatrical Reading March 29 ~Bedford, NY~

A new play by Michele A. Miller, Ph.D.

Historical, mythological, iconic and news-worthy women (including Anne Frank, Persephone, and Rose McGowan) come together to share their stories of sexual harassment, violence and the everyday challenges of growing up in a largely male-dominated world. Jane Doe (and yes, that is her real name—or is it?) is on hand to lead this very special women’s support group—or is she?

SOURCE: https://bedfordplayhouse.org

Location: Bedford Playhouse, Bedford, NY

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Documentary “Maiden Film” Screening Q&A with Film Subject Tracy Edwards March 26 ~Bedford, NY~

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 26-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989.

SOURCE: https://bedfordplayhouse.org

Location: Bedford Playhouse, Bedford, NY

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“Bedlam” Documentary Screening with Filmmakers March 25 ~Bedford, NY~

BEDLAM is a feature-length documentary that addresses the national crisis and criminalization of the mentally ill, its connection between hundreds of thousands of homeless Americans and our nation’s disastrous approach to caring for its psychiatric patients.

A Q&A with filmmakers Ken Rosenberg and Peter Miller follows the screening.

SOURCE: https://bedfordplayhouse.org

Location: Bedford Playhouse, Bedford, NY

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Teen Tuesday Workshop: West African Drum & Dance March 31 ~White Plains, NY~

Learn the traditions, steps and beats of West African Dance and drum in this fun and active workshop.

SOURCE: https://artswestchester.org

Location: Galerie Warburton, Yonkers, NY

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