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Saturday, April 28, 2012

du Cret Art Sale, Plainfield Garden Club benefit Sunday

Plainfield photographer Richard Lear finds beauty and abstraction
in flowers from around the world.
Two fine events Sunday...perhaps the perfect opportunity to pick up a truly unusual Mother's Day gift or two --

duCret Students Annual Art Sale, 2 - 4 PM
This annual festive event features the artwork of duCret students. Meet and help support these emerging artists by purchasing one-of-a-kind pieces including, sculpture, jewelry, stained glass, photography, oil, pastel, mixed media, acrylic & water color paintings! [Winning students from this year's show will be featured at Swain's Art Galleries this coming summer.] There will be live musicians & refreshments, including a special performance of 5 original songs by emerging recording artist and duCret student Rae Cawley! Free admission! Lots of fun! Bring the whole family.

duCret is at 1030 Central Avenue, Plainfield. There is plenty of parking on site at the rear of the campus.
Drake House Benefit for the Plainfield Garden Club, 2 - 4 PM
Richard Lear's exhibit of flower photographs from around the world continues at the Drake House with a a sale of Lear's photographs in various print sizes for the benefit of the Plainfield Garden Club. Richard has traveled the world looking for extraordinary flowers to photograph. Through his lens he has found beauty as well as abstraction from New Jersey to Fiji.

Plainfield's Drake House Museum is operated by the Historical Society of Plainfield and is located at 602 West Front Street, at the foot of Plainfield Avenue. Parking available in the Museum's lot.
Take your checkbook along -- the mother(s) in your life will thank you!

-- Dan Damon [follow]

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