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Join us for a fun time with host Debra Wilson (MADtv) as you explore your creativity through three arts projects. Win great auction items! About this Event
JOIN US: Have a blast with the arts supplies and wine or juices that Create Now will deliver to you or your loved ones. Discover your hidden talents while you engage in creative activities and savor delicious wine. Socialize and virtually mingle with others on Zoom.
Bid on fabulous items and services in our ONLINEAUCTION where you can buy unique presents for the holidays, birthdays, the New Year and Valentine's Day! We'll send notices to the recipients (if requested) to ensure they know about the upcoming arrival of your gifts.
Treat yourself to an entertaining evening of laughter and easy arts lessons for three different projects taught by talented artists. Hear inspirational stories, and socialize with like-minded people as you sip scrumptious wine.
Best of all, know that your contribution is empowering the most vulnerable young people in Southern California to heal and thrive through Create Now’s arts programs.
5:00-6:00pm - Meet Debra Wilson, and artist Brian Yanish as he guides you through turning boxes into puppets that you can decorate and play with for hours of fun, or use for storing your favorite things.
6:00-7:00pm - Meet our wonderful sponsors, and also Tasha Caufield, who after being in nine juvenile detention facilities from ages 12-14 turned her life around. Bid on all kinds of auction items, and feel uplifted by photos and videos of kids enjoying Create Now’s arts programs.
7:00-8:00pm - Design a "Contra Drawing" where you will draw an object without looking at your pencil and paper. You’ll then use watercolors to paint a still-life with help from artist J. Michael Walker.
8:00-9:00pm - Socialize on Zoom. We’ll have break-out rooms where you can gather in small groups to virtually mingle. We’ll switch every 15 minutes so you can connect with new people.
Create Now’s "Sip and Paint" event will be recorded. If you need to miss anything or want to review it later, and/or share this terrific experience with others, you’ll receive a link to the video.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Create Now
1611 S. Hope Street, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90015, US
Create Now is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1996 that transforms the lives of youth in need through arts mentoring and experiences. We serve vulnerable children from birth to age 24 with our therapeutic programs in music, writing, visual arts, fashion, digital media and the performing arts. Kids learn to express themselves in a positive manner versus the destructive ways that they have in the past. Each year, we also bring thousands of these youngsters to concerts, plays and other cultural events. We have reached over 44,000 of the most troubled youth in Southern California during the last 22 years.
Create Now empowers youth through arts education and mentoring. We especially serve children from Pre-K to age 24 (transitional youth) who have been abused, neglected, homeless, domestic violence victims, incarcerated, etc. by matching them with artists, writers, musicians, actors, dancers and others. Create Now provides training and materials to implement therapeutic programs in music, writing, visual arts, performing arts, fashion and digital media 175 partner agencies, like shelters and group homes.
Each year, we also bring thousands of these forgotten children who have fallen through the cracks to concerts, plays and other cultural events at premiere venues in the region. We have reached 44,000 of the neediest youth in Southern California during the last 22 years.