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All Aboard the Giving Train: Toys and books for two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Sunday, Dec 9

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Admission: $10+Toy/Book Donation; children 4 and under FREE

$10+Toy/Book Donation; children 4 and under FREE

This second annual philanthropic ‘give-back’ event showcases local youth and young adult talent in music, dance, performing and visual arts with a reception and visit from a cultural Santa. Valaida Fullwood, author of Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists, will share the impact of her book since it debuted one year ago.

All books and toys received will be donated to the Metro School and Ranson Middle School for their special-needs students.

Sponsored by the Romare Bearden Society’s Artcentrics group (young professionals and art enthusiasts); On Q Productions; New African American Philanthropists; and Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated.

RSVP/Pre-registration required to Guests pay at the door and donate books/toys at the event. The Mint Museum Shop will have for sale children’s books/items that can be donated.

Image: Beverly McIver, Renee as an Angel, 2008, oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches. Collection of Beverly McIver.

Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver is organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art. This exhibition is made possible, in part, by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources; the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc.; and the William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment for Educational Exhibitions.

Romare Bearden Society