Learn About Local Art at the Community Food Bank’s El Pueblo Farmers’ Market
As a culturally diverse city, Tucson has many talented artists in a variety of different art forms. On April 2nd, El Pueblo Farmers’ Market will host an art fair that will not only showcase local artists, it will also provide several free family oriented art workshops on Origami, Gourd Painting, Pointillism and Rock Painting. Arts and crafts from neighborhood artists will be for sale, and free art supplies will be raffled.
The workshops will be coordinated by El Pueblo Activity Center and taught by art instructor Marcos Cardenas and other local artists. The workshops are scheduled to begin at 9:15 AM.
9:15-10:00 AM Origami
10:00-10:30 AM Gourd Painting
10:30-11:00 AM Pointillism
11:00-11:45 AM Rock Painting
All of the Community Food Bank Farmers’ Markets accept SNAP (food stamps), WIC checks, Arizona Farmers Market Nutrition vouchers, cash, credit and debit. El Pueblo Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday from 9 AM – 12 PM in the El Pueblo Adult Learning Center Parking lot, on the SW Corner of Irvington Road and South 6th Ave.
The El Pueblo Farmers’ Market is part of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative to prevent or reduce obesity through increased opportunities for improved nutrition and physical activity. Led by the Pima County Health Department, CPPW is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.