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Posted on: November 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Call for Ornaments for the Sequim Civic Center Holiday Tree

All 4th grade or 9 year old students, living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District, are invited to create an ornament to help decorate the Holiday Tree to be on display in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street.  The tree will be up from November 28, 2016 through the first of January, 2017. 


The theme for all student-created ornaments is What the Holidays Mean to Me.  Any materials are acceptable for the ornaments as long as they are dry.  No live entries, candles, batteries or flammable materials are allowed.   Ornaments can be no smaller than 2”x2”x2” and no larger than 5”x5”x5”.  There are no color restrictions.   All ornaments must be presented with a loop (wire, ribbon or cord) for attachment of a hanging hook.


Ornaments are to be delivered to Sequim Civic Center on Monday, November 21, 2016 between 1:00pm and 3:00 pm.  If needed, arrangements for an alternative delivery day or time can be arranged.  The decorated tree will be on display by Monday, November 28, 2016.  The Tree Lighting and Official Reception for all student participants and their parents will be held in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk on December 2 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.


All students will receive a photo and commemorative card as a Thank You remembrance for their participation when their ornaments are returned in January.  No financial compensation will be offered to any participant.


The second annual Holiday Tree decorating event is sponsored by the Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission. The goal is to continue this as an annual event for all 4th grade and 9 year old students within our community.


Full participation details and information is available on the City website at  Flyers are being distributed through the Sequim School District 4th grade classes, the Boys & Girls Club, and at selected shops in downtown Sequim.   For more information please contact either Karen Kuznek-Reese at 681-3428 or or Sharon DelaBarre at 683-6592 or

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