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  • 2 hours long
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The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist

11/16/17 - Fundraiser for the Cowichan Valley Performing Arts Foundation

A group of dedicated volunteers recognized the need for funding assistance for children and youth in performing arts activities in the Cowichan Valley and The Cowichan Valley Performing Arts Foundation (CVPAF) was formed.

The CVPAF is the only locally-founded, not-for-profit organization in the Cowichan Valley dedicated to providing financial assistance and funding through bursaries and scholarships solely to youth(aged 18 and under) applicants requiring support to pursue performing arts activities and education in music, theatre, dance and singing. We also accept applications for bursaries and scholarships submitted from performing arts students already registered in performing arts programs wishing to further their education by way of additional classes, workshops and conferences.

The CVPAF is a community wide initiative – one in which all local performing arts schools can be involved from the ground up. The CVPAF provides funding assistance to kids 18 and under (who meet the eligibility requirements) residing across all communities within the Cowichan Valley regional district from Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan, Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake, North Cowichan, South Cowichan, Lake Cowichan, Mill Bay, the Malahat district and all Cowichan Valley communities in between. 

5:30 - 7:00 pm -- Artist Set Up

7:00 - 9:00 pm -- Paint Nite Event

9:00 - 10:00 pm -- Artist Clean Up

Your location

Cowichan Valley Inn

Cowichan Valley Inn The CVI restaurant + lounge is located next to the Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn in Duncan. We boast a large selection of local and craft beers and as well as a great menu featuring apps, burgers, pasta and daily special. Come in and enjoy your Paint Nite in a fun and upbeat pub with our friendly staff!  CVI Restaurant + Lounge is located on 6457 Norcross Rd at Trans Canada Hwy in Duncan, BC. We hold Paint Nites twice a month and also can hold private fundraisers! *Follow us on Facebook & Instagram for more info! @cvilounge                  

Your host

Mario is a forever artist from the days of masterpieces on the fridge. He currently works as a child educator in an elementary school. His passion for art is expressed through his paintings and art shows, and he loves to pass that creative energy and know how on to others. When not teaching or painting he can be found in nature getting inspired, taking photos, hiking, riding and exploring this beautiful place called Vancouver Island. The goal of this artist is spread the joy of creativity, make life a little brighter and the world a little more colourful. Wishing you a great time and many thanks for taking the leap into art, and the courage to try.

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