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City-wide arts celebration taking place May 11

Original post made on Apr 15, 2013

More than spring is in the air in Pleasanton -- the arts are in the air as folks all over town prepare for a city-wide celebration taking place May 11 -- the Big Draw.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 15, 2013, 6:53 AM

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Posted by Stephanie (Ricker) Schmalz
a resident of another community
on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:07 am

Wow - this event sounds awesome! I love the idea of the mystery, the combination of lots of different art forms and pianos! Jill... I am not the least bit surprised that you are leading this event, you're amazing! Wish I lived closer to join in the fun!


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Posted by artlover1
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:36 am

This is sooo cool!
I'm gonna play a piano- even though I can't play- just for the cool factor and to get my pic taken.

Kudos to PCAC! Also to Civic Arts Commission for partial funding and Howard Seebach for the piano idea.


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Posted by Jill Vellinger
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:11 am

One of the things that's so great about putting on a big event is that it takes a multitude of people from all over the community. And one of the things that is so hard about an event like this is that not everyone gets adequately credited and thanked. From the beginning, The Big Draw has been a community effort, supported by the City of Pleasanton, the Civics Art Commission, Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council, PDA,artists,teachers,musicians, merchants and more. Nothing would have happened without these groups and individuals and everything is happening because of them. Thank you to all!


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Posted by Roz
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Such events make Pleasanton the place to be. Families and friends having a great time together . Come on down to downtown ,be creative and join in the fun.!!!!


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Posted by Claudette
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 17, 2013 at 10:43 am

I think offering Interactive Community Events are a great way to build a close community ~ Great Job PCAC!

Looking forward to SumerTime in Pleasanton ~ The Downtown really Comes Alive ~
Music in the Park
1st Wed Street Parties
Big Chalk
Fairgrounds
Antique Street Fairs
More ~


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Posted by Kelly French
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Wow . . . the Big Draw sounds awesome! Thank you Jill Vellinger and team for bringing this event to Pleasanton. Our family is looking forward to participating on May 11th.


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Posted by Ravikumar HK
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on May 2, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Pleasanton Chalk art festival - The Big Draw on May 10, & 11.
Click here Web Link
NO Tickets , Free to all


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