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Chamber Buck$
12/12/2017 - 12/12/2025
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Student Scholarships 2020-2021
3/9/2021 - 9/1/2021
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April Monthly Luncheon
4/15/2021
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Inaugural Southern Illinois Crappie Tournament
5/1/2021
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2021 Southern Illinois Home & Outdoor Expo.
5/21/2021 - 5/22/2021
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Events in the next 30 days...
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4/13/2021
Education Council

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4/13/2021
Education Council

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4/14/2021
Special Events Council

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4/15/2021
Chamber Monthly Luncheon


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4/15/2021
RC/NAH Parkway Shoe Repair


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4/16/2021
FREE COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Clinic

COVID-19
VACCINE
CLINIC
Vaccination is free
Rolland Lewis Building
800 South 27th Street
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
April 16, 2021
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
18 and older
No appointment Needed!
Not Limited toJefferson County Residents

If you could put this in the newsletter, as well, that would be great. They are going to have upwards of 500 vaccines to give out.

 

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4/24/2021
Family Art Fun - Jazzy Jewelry

Family Art Fun - Jazzy Jewelry | Saturday, April 24 | 1-3 pm

We will be getting creative and enjoying the Spring air outside on the Mitchell House back patio.
Join us as we use a variety of beads, buttons and odd & ends to create incredible, Jazzy Jewelry! All materials will be provided.

This make-and-take art program is geared toward families of all ages and does not require registration. FREE and open to the public.

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5/1/2021
Inaugural Southern Illinois Crappie Tournament


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5/1/2021
2021 Biennial Call for Entries

BIENNIAL THEME:
New for this biennial, we intend to commemorate and document the past year and a half. Works of art made between January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2021 are eligible. 

ELIGIBILITY:
The Cedarhurst Biennial is open to all artists, working in fine art or craft, over the age of eighteen, living in Illinois south of Interstate 80, and the metropolitan areas of St. Louis, MO; Evansville, IN; and Paducah, KY.

SUBMISSIONS:
New this year: videos will be accepted, but will be exhibited only online. For the jury process, we accept high-quality, digital images of works of art or craft in painting (oil, acrylic, watercolor), drawing, sculpture, printmaking, digital or film photography, pastel, textiles, ceramics, glass, metal, and wood. No installations. 

All works of art must be original and completed within the last year and a half. Works previously exhibited in any Cedarhurst exhibit are not eligible. Previous award winners are not eligible for awards. Upon being accepted, two-dimensional works must be framed and ready to hang; NO GLASS - Plexiglass only. Size may not exceed five feet in any direction. Three dimensional works may not exceed five feet in any direction and must not weigh more than 200 pounds. For questions regarding submissions, call or email, Rusty Freeman, Director of Visual Arts, 618-242-1236, x231,rusty@cedarhurst.org

2021 JUROR:
Margaret Rieckenberg is an art historian based in St. Louis. Margaret holds a Master of Arts degree in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis, with a specialization in twentieth-century European and American art.

$3,250 IN AWARDS:
Best of Show: $1500
First, Second and Third Place: $1000, $500, $250.

TIMELINE:
• Entries postmarked by May 1, 2021
• Selected artists notified by June 4, 2021
• Shipped art due at Cedarhurst no later than July 24, 2021
• Hand-delivered art accepted between July 17-24 10am-4:30pm (museum closed on Monday 7/19)
• Opening Preview and Awards Presentation August 7, 2021 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm
• Exhibition closes October 10, 2021
• Art must be picked up October 13-17, 2021

FULL DETAILS AND ENTRY FORM:
https://www.cedarhurst.org/call-for-entries

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5/5/2021
Cedarhurst Book Club May 2021

The Cedarhurst Book Club is open to the public (Free Admission) and is held in various venues on the Cedarhurst Campus. Join the group beginning at 12 noon for an informal discussion led by moderator Rusty Freeman, Cedarhurst Director of Visual Arts.

Attendees are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the discussion about the current book. Book Club titles are available for purchase from various sites online and available to borrow through your Public Library.

2021 Meetings:
• January 6th - The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva
• March 3rd - Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
• May 5th - Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
• July 7th - Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
• September 1st - Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
• November 3rd - The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde

For more information contact: Rusty Freeman, Director of Visual Arts, at 618.242.1236 ext. 232 or email at rusty@cedarhurst.org.

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5/7/2021
Ambassadors Meeting

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