Artists For a Cause - Connecting Artists and Charities
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September - November 2016

Therapeutic Arts

November 29, 1:30 p.m.
Grand Oaks Jensen Beach

Val Lally worked with residents at Grand Oaks Jensen Beach helping them to create visual art in a therapeutic environment. She instructed them in water color and guided them creatively so they were able to benefit from the positive and healing effects of creating art.

Therapeutic Arts 

November 28, 6:30 p.m.
Grand Oaks Palm City

Mary Murphy and and Laurie Carr entertained residents at the Grand Oaks in Palm City. 

Therapeutic Arts 

November 23, 6:00 p.m
Grand Oaks, Palm City
Falcon Five Band

Artists for a Cause kids from Jensen Beach High School provided music and an hour of entertainment for residents at Grand Oaks in Palm City. To see them play now click here!  


Mariner Sands Chapel Concert Series

November 17, 4:00 p.m.
Mariner Sands Chapel

Dance for Food

  • Nov. 5
    7:30 p.m. (7:00 pre-show entertainment)
    Duncan Theater, Lake Worth 
    Benefiting Cros Ministries and The Farmworker Coordinating Counsel

  • Nov. 6
    4pm-5pm performance (3:30 pre-show entertainment) 
    Kane Center, Stuart
    Benefiting Kane Center Food Pantry
  • Nov. 13 
    4pm-5pm performance (3:30 pre-show entertainment)
    Sunrise Black Box Theatre
    Benefiting Mustard Seed
  • Nov. 14
    6:30 p.m. (6:00 preshow entertainment) Southfork High School (Student Edition in Partnership with Martin County A4AC Club) 
    Benefiting House of Hope

Did you know nearly 100,000 people on the Treasure Coast don’t know where their next meal will come from? Here in our region, which includes Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties; 16% percent of the population struggles with hunger, including nearly 35,000 children. Artists for a Cause is doing its part to help fight hunger by producing our seventh annual Dance for Food event series. 

Dance for Food is a program designed to bring dancers and audiences together to collect food for the hungry. Artistically directed by Anna Preston, the annual Dance for Food events convenes many of Florida’s finest contemporary dancers to showcase their talents to an audience whose only admission fee is a bag of unexpired, nonperishable goods.

Therapeutic Arts
Grand Oaks, Palm City

  • October 27,  Jonathan Cummings 2:00 p.m.
  • November 2, Jackie Robbins, 1:30 p.m.
  • November 14, Carla Holbrook,  3:00 p.m.
  • November 16, Melanie Steinke, 3:00 p.m.

Therapeutic Arts
Jensen Dunes

November 7 at 10:30 p.m.

Ginger Carslake

Ginger Carslake works with several residents, helping them to create visual art in a therapeutic environment. She instructs them in water color and guides them creatively so they can benefit from the positive and healing effects of creating art.

Therapeutic Arts

October 23, 2:00 p.m.
Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach

Long-Term & Hospice Care
125 N.W. Jensen Beach Blvd, Jensen Beach, FL 

Mary Murphy enterained and soothed residents with song.  

October 25, 1:30 p.m.
Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach
Long-Term & Hospice Care

Valerie Lally brought her talents to The Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach to spread the healing power of visual art with the residents. She will instruct the residents, some of which may not remember how to use paint in watercolor. Creating art has a way of calming and soothing and bringing memories back to the surface. 

Grand Unveiling Party

October 20, 6:00 p.m.
.Zach Arts Incubator
3244 Locust Ave, St. Louis

A4AC General Auditions - Stuart, FL

September 27 & 28

Appointments beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Southfork High School

In September we held our annual auditions for exceptional performing artists, by appointment, on September 27 and 28 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the South Fork High School Auditorium.  

Student, volunteer, and professional performing artists auditioned to be considered for a number of programs and events, paid and volunteer, including but not limited to: Therapeutic Arts Program, which sends the healing power of visual and performing arts to children and the elderly; Support for Charities, which enables visual and performing artists to support many varied charity events; Music Salon Showcases, which feature the most gifted young artists in our network.

If you missed the auditions, but would still like to be involved you can submit a video audition.  To do so, email  

Artist registration is currently free at

Classical for Schools, Terry Barber

September 21, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. -- Complete
Hood River OR
The Dalles, Mid-Columbia CCA
Concert Hall
The Many Voices of Terry Barber - Student Outreach

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