Next week, you'll have the opportunity to paint for a good cause at the Figge Art Museum.

A class on Thursday, March 24 will feature instructor Gloria Burlingame. She will walk attendees through painting sunflowers in a special edition of Wine and Art. It will be from 6:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m.

Sunflowers are the national flower of Ukraine and the flower has become a symbol of solidarity with Ukraine and a call for peace.


All proceeds from the event will go to Save the Children, a charity that helps with relief for vulnerable families, helping provide for them food, shelter, medicine, clothes, and other necessities. According to the charity's website, over 400,000 children in Ukraine are directly impacted by armed conflict.

You don't have to be Picasso to do it. It's fun and it's for a good cause. Why not right? It will cost you a few iced coffees or takeout dinners, registration for the event being $20 for all ages. But again, all of the proceeds are going to go to Save the Children.

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As with all of Figge's Wine and Art sessions, you'll be able to have a glass of wine, some hors d'oeuvres, and socializing. So basically, in summation: wine, food, art, and you're helping out a great cause that's working to serve Ukrainian families. We're all really ready for Spring too and sunflowers brighten up any space. Grab your bestie or squad and go! Here's the link for you to register for "Sunflowers for Ukraine".

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