PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Help raise awareness of hunger in Westchester by creating a handmade bowl during its 16th annual Empty Bowls Workshop For Community Members at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester.
The workshop will be Saturday, Jan. 9. Session 1: 1-2 p.m. or Session 2: 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Clay Art Center.
Come and learn how to make a basic clay bowl. Bowls will be fired and returned within three weeks.
Cost is $15 per person, per session, all proceeds are donated to the interfaith soup kitchens of Port Chester.
Children under 12 must attend with a guardian. Space is limited.
Tickets go on sale at the front desk 30 minutes prior to each session. They are on a first come, first served basis.
This workshop is free to all CAC artists and students currently enrolled in a class or workshop.
There will also be an Empty Bowls fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., at Rye Presbyterian Church. Purchase crafted bowls made by more than 50 Clay Art Center artists. Take home a unique bowl and enjoy warm and comforting soup donated by local restaurants.
Together, with Rye Presbyterian Church and a host of volunteers, over $72,000 has been raised in the fight to end hunger in Westchester County.
The Clay Art Center is at 40 Beech St., Port Chester. For more information, call 914-937-2047 or click here .