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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Call for Ornaments for the Civic Center Holiday Tree

2017 tree lighting

All 4th grade or nine-year-old students in the Sequim School District, private schools and/or home schooled, are invited to create an ornament to decorate the holiday tree that will be displayed in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street from December 6, 2019 through the first of January 2020. 

The theme for all student-created ornaments is Nature's Creatures:  Real or Mythical.  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”x 2” x 2” and no larger than 6”x 6” x 6”.  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 25, 2019 between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.  If needed, arrangements for an alternative delivery day or time can be arranged.  The decorated tree will be on display by Friday, December 6, 2019.   The official tree lighting and reception for all student participants and their family and friends will be held in on Friday, December 6, 2019 beginning at 5:00pm.  

All students will receive a special 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.

Full participation details and information is available on the City website at:   https://www.sequimwa.gov/699/Holiday-Tree.  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:  Arts Advisory Commission Member, Maggie Hall at 818-414-4437, maggiehall555@gmail.com, or Arts Coordinator Cyndi Hueth at 360-582-2477, chueth@sequimwa.gov.


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