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Children's Art Festival returning in September

Riverside Park will host free children's art workshops in September as part of the one-day festival
Children's Art Festival

The Children's Art Festival will return to Riverside Park in September.

The free one-day event, which gives children the chance to try out different art forms, will take place on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The theme this year is Rivers to Rainbows, which the event's host, the Kamloops Arts Council, says is all about the water, earth and sky around us.

The arts council said crafts and activities will be encourage to make use of recycled materials.

Colourful clothing is also recommended, as there will be an attempt to create the "biggest human rainbow."

Anyone interested in being a workshop facilitator, performer or booth runner can email Marta Oraniewicz at events@kamloopsarts.ca.

For more information, go online to kamloopsarts.ca.