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bowl-a-thon


Join us as we make bowls for our longest and largest fundraiser of the year - Empty Bowls! Last year, we raised $36,000.

This year's the fundraiser will be held in April 2019. 

We will have two more bowl making sessions prior to the BIG Event.  

The next session - October 27, 2018 at Mission Hills Pottery Studio, Henderson, 9 am-3 pm

Come join the fun! Catch up with old friends and make some new ones. Come for a few hours or the entire day.

GOAL: Throw and create as many bowls as possible in 6 hours.

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NOTE: Please allow time to complete items before leaving by either trimming the foot or wiggle wiring off the bat.

Please bring your own tools, bats, drinks and a side dish or dessert for our potluck lunch.

Air conditioned studio, wheels and clay provided by Mission Hills Pottery. Coffee, breakfast snacks, sandwich fixings (meat and veggie) provided by the Nevada Clay Guild.

Mission Hills has a slab roller and mold for handbuilders!

Teachers feel free to bring your students to contribute to this community event.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact: Aileen York - text or call 702.524.9458 or by email, secretary@nevadaclayguild.org.


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EMPTY BOWLS BENEFIT

Helping to Feed the Hungry in Las Vegas!

19TH ANNUAL NEVADA CLAY GUILD Empty Bowl Benefit
(Luncheon & Auction)
April 2019
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Green Valley High School Cafeteria
460 Arroyo Grande Blvd. (just North of Warm Springs Rd.) Henderson
Adults, $15, Children 12 and under, $12
 
 This year we are looking for: bowls, cups and mugs, dinnerware place settings, pet bowls, and Silent and Live Auction items.

Dinnerware Place Settings: We will have a table set up with beautifully decorated different place settings for a silent auction again this year. The place setting could be wheel thrown, hand-built, slip-cast or bisque ware bought and hand decorated. The typical place setting includes a dinner plate, salad plate, soup bowl, and a drinking vessel. This way every mode of ceramics can be represented.

Cups and Mugs: There will be a separate table to sell cups and mugs, tumblers, goblets, chalices, tea bowls and other drinking vessels.

Bowls: The bowls generally range from 4-6 inches in height and 5-8 inches in diameter. They can be high, medium or low fire work, hand built or wheel thrown. If you are planning to donate bowls for the Empty Bowls Benefit, please fill out the pledge card below. This will facilitate in the planning. If you use your own clay (a 2 lb. Bowl), your own glazes and fire in your own kiln, you are also eligible to receive a tax receipt from Las Vegas Catholic Worker in the suggested amount of $3 per bowl. To do so, turn your bowls into Donna Potter, receive a receipt, and then contact Gary Cavalier of LVCW, who will be available during the EB event at the Green Valley High School cafeteria.

Pet Bowls: The pet bowls will be part of the general bowl table. They can be decorated to represent the intended pet. All sizes are  acceptable.

Silent and Live Auctions: Members can donate one of a kind pieces of pottery for the silent and live auctions. Anything handmade is acceptable.

            Please bring auctions items to Green Valley High School by 9:30 am on the morning of the event. It would be greatly appreciated, if you can deliver bowls or make arrangements for pick-up or delivery of bowls (or any of the other donations) by the end of February with Donna Potter.


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