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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE 1912 CENTER
Winter Market 2017
One more market this season:
Saturday, March 4th
The 12th season of the Winter Market, brought to you by Heart of the Arts, Inc., is wrapping up on March 4th. Original works, hand-crafted items and locally produced perishables are being sold by more than thirty vendors at each Winter Market date. Lunch is also available for sale during each market. At the March market you can enjoy the Bangladeshi food of MELA.
Individuals who wish to sell in future market seasons should read over the conditions of participation and then fill out the registration form provided to get on the mailing list for the opening next season's registration.
Please click the link below (or click on Winter Market in the side bar) to learn more and to register:
Winter Market Vendor Information
More questions about the Winter Market? Please contact Jenny Kostroff in the 1912 Center/HAI office at (208) 669-2249 or e-mail the 1912 Center at 1912Center@gmail.com and your question will be answered as soon as possible.
We look forward to seeing you at the last market this winter!
UI Arboretum in the 1912 Center
Call to Artists
UI Arboretum Art Show
Next up in the hallway gallery
Heart of the Arts, Inc. and the Arboretum Associates are looking for residents of the Palouse to create new art work for the 1912 Center's April 2017 hallway gallery show “Four Seasons in the UI Arboretum.” This show will highlight the beauty and variety of flora and fauna at the University of Idaho's Arboretum throughout the varied seasons and will also showcase the artistic talents of our local community members in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Arboretum Associates.
Interested parties should create art in any media that reflects the theme "Four Seasons in the UI Arboretum" and make sure that the pieces are ready to display and have the ability to be hung on a wall. Artwork of all sizes will be accepted but only limited space is available for 3D pieces, so please check with the 1912 Center in advance for the size of those display areas.
Artwork will be accepted for entry on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the 1912 Center office (located on the East end of the building; inside the Senior Center). Work entered into the show may be available for sale and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Arboretum Associates for future work maintaining the University of Idaho Arboretum for the community.
The Arboretum Associates will hold an opening reception for the community at their annual meeting to be held in the 1912 Center Great Room the evening of April 12, 2017. The winners of the Arboretum Associates Community Awards will be used in future publications by the group. The show will be up at the 1912 Center through May 2017.
To learn more about the Arboretum Associates, click to visit their website or email Kris Roby, President of the Arboretum Association, at email@example.com.
"To eat or not to eat the apple?" by Sam Seward
In Sickness and in Health Art Show
Community art show up through March 2017
The community made beautiful art for our community art show at the 1912 Center, "In Sickness and in Health" which will run through the end of March in the hallway gallery.
All ages were encouraged to create a piece on the theme and enter it and that they did! With over 30 artists in the show, there are many different interpretations on the theme: health, sickness, and togetherness. Cash prizes were awarded to the top four vote recipients on those themes. Come see the winning pieces in person at the 1912 Center, open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on weekends by events.
Tax Aide Runs Through April 14
Get free help with your taxes
On Wednesdays and Fridays
Volunteers with the AARP Foundation/Tax-Aide Program are available to prepare tax returns free of charge on Wednesdays and Fridays on a first-come, first-served basis. Program hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through tax season. Tax help is usually located in the Great Room at the 1912 Center but is occasionally moved due to room conflicts to the Arts Workshop or Fiske Room. Help continues until Friday, April 14th.
No appointments are available so do expect some waiting. The AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare returns for low-to-middle-income taxpayers of all ages with an emphasis on those who are 60 and older. The IRS and AARP sponsor this program. Please bring a copy of last year's tax return, all tax documents, driver's license and a Social Security card for yourself and all your dependents.
Need more information in advance? Please contact Randy Baukol at (208) 882-5406 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The west end of the 1912 Center
The facility now has all the windows replaced and it looks beautiful thanks to our fantastic community donors' support! Windows may still be adopted for a $1,912 donation that may be made over time. Leave your own legacy at the 1912 Center with an engraved plaque on the window you choose and help the next construction project at the facility. We may look all renovated from the outside but there are 20,000 square feet of space to get restored upstairs in the building to create more gathering spaces for our community.
In 2017, the roof (at the end of its 15-year life span) will be replaced during a summer project, and the monument sign on the corner of the property will finally be put in so that you will know that you are indeed at the 1912 Center! We are also in the process of raising $2 million in funds to be able to complete the second-floor renovations that will include a small auditorium, a community living room, an historic classroom, bathrooms and more. Come check the space out on a tour during one of the Winter Markets or summer Plaza Concerts so you can see first-hand what we are raising money to do.
Questions about the renovation project and what comes next? Please contact Jenny Kostroff in the 1912 Center office at (208) 669-2249 or e-mail the 1912 Center at 1912Center@gmail.com and she will happily share with you what is happening at the building. Thank you so much for your support and shared excitement for getting more space renovated inside the 1912 Center in the next three years!
In the meantime you can visit our Facebook page for weekly updates on happenings in the building and photo albums of past events in the spaces to help you plan your next reason to come to the 1912 Center.
of the Arts, Inc. (HAI)
Enriching lives and creating community by operating and restoring the 1912 Center.