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December 2008

 


Thursday Dec 4
Baker Petrolite help Children @ risk
Fort Bend ARTreach partners with Baker Petrolite to serve children at risk in Greater Fort Bend County
January 04, 2008 By: Terri Bieber

Baker Petrolite donated $1000 to ARTreach to help bring programs to children in need in the Greater Fort Bend County area. Several projects serving children at risk in the Fort Bend Independent School District and abused and abandoned children at the DePelchin Center will be initiated this year thanks to the generosity of this division of Baker Hughes headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas
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Thursday Dec 18
Enriching the lives of Senior Citizens
Enriching the lives of senior citizens through art and music

The community is sharing art, music and new friends in this outreach befitting senior citizens living in Katy. The Katy ARTreach/Sunrise Day of Caring held on Sunday, September 16th introduced local ARTreach volunteers, and the moms and daughters from the National Charity League Azalea Chapter to the residents of this beautiful assisted living community.

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Tuesday Dec 30
In the Groove with Dan Eggar-Belandria
In the groove with muscian Dan Eggar-Belandria

World Rhythm Synergy Young Audiences of Houston Presentation World Rhythm Synergy is a high-energy multicultural presentation that infuses explosive drumming with a meaningful lesson about world culture, world history and human nature. Using percussion instruments from all over the world, musician Dan Egger-Belandria demonstrates how people of different cultural backgrounds connect through drumming and dance. From Africa to the Caribbean; South, Central and North America, World Rhythm Synergy is a musical field trip that children can envision while learning. He introduces the idea of music, movement and mediation and as a healthy, active and creative tool for managing some of the stresses a child may experience while growing up in todays world. He provides children an opportunity to explore various African, Afro-Cuban, and Caribbean rhythms and folklore that help explain the connection between African-American history and Hispanic heritage and the synergy between cultures. Dan is an ethnomusicologist, a musician studying the sociology of music or the history of music. His educational program is available from Young Audiences of Houston www.yahouston.org. His program will have students playing, dancing, rapping, clapping, laughingand learning!
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