ELIZABETHTOWN — Applications are available for the 2013 Cultural Assistance Program grants through the Essex County Arts Council, formerly called the Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks.
Arts, historical, preservation, library, museum or other nonprofit organizations providing cultural enrichment programs for Essex County residents may apply for project funding or general operating support. The organization must be a member of the Essex County Arts Council; membership forms are included in the application package. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 26.
The 2013 CAP program is being administered through the Essex County Historical Society. For more information about the guidelines and to obtain an application, contact the Historical Society at 873-6466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts group awarded grant for theater program
KEENE VALLEY — East Branch Friends of the Arts recently received a $500 donation from Stewart’s Shops’ Holiday Match program.
The funds will help cover production costs for a weeklong intensive theater workshop/performance opportunity for area youth. The workshop is open to children ages 8 to 18 and will be led by theater artist Kathy Recchia (producer/director) and Deb Vanneman (music director) with student direction from Sam Balzac. The workshop culminates in a live theatrical musical performance.
Bluegrass, Old Time Music group to meet
TICONDEROGA — The Champlain Valley Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Ticonderoga American Legion, 104 Montcalm St.
Everyone is invited. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish for the buffet.