Discover Local Artists: Haitian Benefit at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

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Jupiter High School and PBAU Students Donate 137 Bowls to the Haitian Empty Bowl Fundraiser in Lake Worth.

The Artists of Palm Beach County are raising funds for the Haitian relief effort, by making and donating one-of-a-kind handmade bowls that will be sold on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Advance donations for the bowls are being taken at the Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery at 605 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth.

Among the first of the artists to respond to the call were the Jupiter High School and Palm Beach Atlantic University students of ceramic artist Brian Kovachik. who have donated 137 bowls. The artists from the Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery have also donated more than 100 bowls. The artist-members of the Ceramic League of the Palm Beaches and the Lighthouse center for the Arts also have pledged bowls. Children from Crosspointe Elementary, Royal Palm High School National Art Honor Society, Bak Middle School and Dreyfoos High School students are also participating.

Many of these bowls have been made by master artists who have practiced their craft for decades and on the day of the event, those wishing to purchase bowls will have a huge variety from which to choose.

Tickets for this event are on sale at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery at 605 Lake Avenue, downtown Lake Worth. Donations are $25 a bowl in advance, $80 for four bowls. On the day of the event, the donation request will be $35. The bowls will be chosen on a first come- first serve basis on the day of the event.

On the day of the event those purchasing bowls may take their bowls to participating restaurants and get a small sample of their foods. Participating restaurants are:

Cyber Café – 823 Lake Avenue – Samples of Haitian Food

Rotelli’s Pizza Pasta – 701 Lake Avenue

Dave’s Last Resort and Raw Bar- 632 Lake Avenue

The Pelican – 610 Lake Avenue

SOMA Café – 609 Lake Avenue

Downtown Pizza- 608 Lake Avenue

The Lake Worth Rum Shack- 606 Lake Avenue

The Java Juice Bar – 600 Lake Avenue

The Taco Lady- 7 North “L” Street

Paws on the Avenue – 525 Lake Avenue – Pet Treats

Nature’s Way Café – 517 Lake Avenue

La Bonne Bouche – 516 Lucerne

The Cottage – 522 Lucerne

Kilwin’s Chocolate and Ice Cream – 512 Lake Avenue

Havana Hideout – 509 Lake Avenue

TooJay’s Gourmet Deli – 419 Lake Avenue

Rita’s Italian Ice – 411 Lake Avenue

For advance tickets or more information, contact Joyce Brown at JClay6@aol.com or call her at (215) 205-9441.

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