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Art and Essay Contest: Community History, Heroes, and Heritage

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Call for original art work and essays reflecting local history, heroes and heritage: Let us celebrate the stories and traditions of local history, heroes and heritage! Students in grades K-12 throughout Region VI Education Service Center are invited to participate. Region VI's 15 counties are Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker and Washington.

First-place entries become part of the collection of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Download entry forms online at bushlibrary.tamu.edu/education/art_essay_contest.

Monica Lerma, 979-691-4006, bush.education@nara.gov


The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Showcase

Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA) 1900 Kane Street Houston, TX 77007
Texas Folklife will return to Houston with its Big Squeeze Accordion Contest in search of talented young squeezeboxers. A free and open to the public talent showcase will be held at MECA in Houston on Sunday, February 23, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Reserve your spot or get more information at Texas Folklife: www.texasfolklife.org and (512) 441-9255.

Sarah Rucker, info@texasfolklife.org, 512-441-9255