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'Empty Bowls' dinner at Howbert Elementary Feb. 10 reflects art class focus on hunger

       Howbert Elementary will host an Empty Bowls Dinner Friday, Feb. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
       Open to the community at large, the event culminates a school-wide effort in which each student has made a ceramic bowl in a class taught by art teacher Susie Gray. Students are also “researching hunger” and are closely involved in organizing the event, according to a press release.
       For $10, an attendee can purchase a bowl and get a serving of soup.
       The cost is $5 for just soup or $5 for just a bowl.
       Howbert is at 1023 N. 31st St.
       “Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort,” the press release states. Proceeds will go to Seeds Community Café, a downtown restaurant with the philosophy that “those who cannot pay or can only pay a minimal amount exchange volunteer service for their meal,” according to the Seeds website.
       This is the second Empty Bowls event Gray has spearheaded at Howbert. The first was in 2014.
       For more information, contact susie.gray@d11.org.

Westside Pioneer/press release
(Posted 2/2/17; Schools: (Elementary & Middle Schools)

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