GLENVIEW, IL: The Arts of Life, a Chicagoland arts organization for and collaboratively run by developmentally disabled adults, is welcoming the public to their North Shore studio for the 2nd Annual Summer Carnival. This family-friendly event and fundraiser will take place on Saturday, June 16th from 3-8pm at 1963 Johns Drive in Glenview, IL.
Back this year by popular demand, The Arts of Life staff dare you to dunk them in the crowd favored dunk tank. The carnival will also feature other classic games like the beanbag toss, cake walk, lollipop tree and much much more! Clowns and magicians provided by Chicago’s most whimsical entertainment company Ice Cream Team will amuse and amaze the crowd. The Arts of Life artists will showcase their unique talents through face painting, caricatures and in the new gallery exhibition featuring over 50 original works of art. Rounding up the entertainment will be live music from a local band and a live auction with all proceeds supporting The Arts of Life.
This year’s Summer Carnival will also be the culmination of a 45-day Summer Leap to raise $20,000 to to ensure our high level of quality programming as our studios continue to grow. Event staff will track donations during the carnival and the attendant who makes the largest donation will be crowned King or Queen of the Carnival. Businesses are also welcome to sponsor their favorite carnival game to future support The Arts of Life’s important mission.
Entry to the event is a $10 suggested donation and open to the public. Guests will purchase tickets to play games and pay for mouth-watering treats provided by Red Rabbit Catering.