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Jul 11

Enjoy Free Children's Activities at the World Arts Festival

Posted on July 11, 2016 at 8:02 AM by Communications Department

The World Arts Celebration is almost here! This Saturday, July 16 from 4-9 PM at City Center at Oyster Point, visit exhibits from Taiwan, Africa, Germany, China, Japan, France, Mali, Egypt, Italy and many more.
Free children’s activities include henna body art (India) and face painting (Australia and France). Craft activities include making Aboriginal boomerangs (Australia), Faberge eggs (Russia), carnival masks and carnival headdresses (Brazil), and collar necklaces (Africa). Families can take photos with props representing a variety of countries from around the world.

Don’t miss out on this chance to experience art, culture, and live performances from around the globe with activities for the whole family! Be sure to capture it all on Snapchat using the World Arts Celebration filter and send it to us for a chance to win fun prizes!