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September 22, 2018

Celebrate the arts at this family fun day in the park


MEXICO – A family fun art day is set at Mexico Point Park.

Carmen Bacilio

Carmen Bacilio

The park is located off Route 104-B in the Town of Mexico.

Hands-on art, face painting, stone skipping contest open to all age level, and a
pinata are just part of the fun and learning that will take place on June 3 at Mexico Point Park from 2 to 5 p.m.

Don’t miss the unveiling of the newest addition to the Park People Project.

The full-sized carved, hand-painted wooded statue will join four others.

The newest statue was created by Peg Hoover and painted by Rebecca Woods. The statues portray people who have enjoyed Mexico Point Park over the years.

The last statue is of Carmen Bacilio, a championship boxer from the 1950s, who occasionally trained at the park.

How good are you at skipping stones

How good are you at skipping stones?

The Mexico Central School art teachers are planning another exciting Celebration of the Arts at the Park with many hands-on art activities.

Designing your own T-shirt, bring a photo to make your own personal button, design your own jewelry and create a windsock. Everyone gets to paint!

The National Art Honor Society will be selling postcards with the design of the high school Spectacular Tiger.

There will also be pottery wheel demonstrations and a photography station.

face painting

face painting

Local guest artists are invited to display their artwork along with any district art students.

The day is always full of fun family fun including face painting, a pinata and the annual stone skipping contest. Snacks will be available.

For more information call 963-3891 or 963 8216.

Casey’s Cottage will be open for viewing. There is no admission charge. The event will be
cancelled in case of rain.

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