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FAME! The Family Arts & Music Experience at the Children’s Museum Tucson

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

| Free

Save the Date for the 7th Annual FAME – Family Arts & Music Experience at Children’s Museum Tucson

 

Tucson, Ariz— FAME, a Family Arts and Music Experience, will take place at the Children’s Museum located at 200 S. 6th Avenue on Saturday, October 21st  from 10am to 2pm.   Now in its 7th year, the event attracts over 2000 kids and families who spend an exciting free day enjoying creative and performing arts, music, food and fun and center stage live entertainment by a variety of Tucson’s finest young performing groups.

 

Founded by Neelam Sethi and Dr. Gulshan Sethi in 2010, FAME was an instant hit attracting over 1500 the first year..   Since then, families from all over the community look forward to the annual event which has turned the Sethi’s dream of giving Tucson’s kids a wonderful day of creative play, a wonderful reality.

“The Arts so enrich our lives in every way. We want FAME to be a special day for Tucson’s children, to come and experience a world of playful creativity and learn of other cultures.  From dancing and drumming to sand painting, sketching and dress up, the offerings are endless”, said Mrs. Sethi.  The active couple can be found each year doing their part to make the day special.   Mrs. Sethi creates artistic name signs for each child written in colorful Hindi script while Dr. Sethi takes on his alter ego, “Dr. Gully G”, a delightful clown who loves spending the day making balloon animals and being surrounded by kids of all ages.

Each year the list of arts providers continues to expand adding to the exciting offerings and keeping FAME always fresh and entertaining, This year’s providers of hands creative activities and performing arts includes: Las Artes, Barbea Williams Performing Co., Tucson International Academy, Foklórico Tapatio, Mariachi Herradura,

Mr. Nature, Community Food Bank, Learning AtoZ , Leo Project, Tucson Music and Dance Academy , Chinese Cultural Center , Confucius Center. There will also be balloon animals and face painting, Indian cultural activities, music and folk dance, henna tattoos and bindis, Hindi alphabet writing, Kolam (sand painting) with Raji Rajagopalan, and a traditional Indian clothing dress up area are among the additional offerings.

Music and emcee duties will be provided by popular DJ “Kadetree” (Kade Mislinski) and Society.

A variety of food, snacks and ice water will be available for attendees


Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/famefamilyartsandmusicexperience/photos/?ref=page_internal

Organizer

Norma Gentry
Phone:
520-318-9445
Email:
ngentry@pvinc.net

Venue

Children’s Museum Tucson
200 S 6th Avenue
Tucson, 85701 United States
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Phone:
520-792-9985
Website:
childrensmuseumtucson.org