BOOKS, BRUSHES & BANDS FOR EDUCATION welcomes you
Mission Statement: Exposure, experience, & exploration available through the literary, visual & musical arts are essential to the potential of every child.
A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit community organization connecting families to educational opportunities through the literary, visual & musical arts. Founded in 2000.
About & Beyond the Arts
We would like to thank all of those who took the time out to participate in the making of this video. Our goal for this video was to show how everyone is welcome to join in a 90-second video, but our families made it into something so much more that touched all of us. Thank you.
Book Brigade: A Call to Action
Second Annual Edition
It's that time of year again! Our second annual edition of Book Brigade: A Call to Action is about to begin!
Collection begins August 4 and runs until September 3. For more information about the project, how you can donate, or be a brigadier, click here.
Introducing Amazon Smile!
Now when you shop through Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your total comes directly to us, with no additional cost to you!
Just type in "Books, Brushes & Bands for Education" as your charity of choice and begin shopping.
Turn the Knob
Turn the Knob: The Door to Creative Writing adult workshop and e-journal are co-sponsored by BBB4E and Indiana Writers’ Consortium (IWC).
Two 90-minute sessions, each containing fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction workshops, will be offered. Session leaders include the following local published writers: Michael Poore and Julie Larson (fiction), Tim Murray (poetry), Sarah White (creative nonfiction), and Janine Harrison (poetry and creative nonfiction). Workshops, followed by dinner, will be hosted at the Merge Building at 5920 Hohman Avenue. After, an evening reading at the Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, will include a reading by Michael Poore, Pushcart nominee and author of Up Jumps the Devil, a HarperCollins Ecco imprint publication (2012), and a workshop participant and leader open mic. Workshop registration is $20. The evening reading is free and open to the public.
For more information please call Shelley at BBB4E at (219)932-3232
Special Guest Speaks at 2014 Spring BBB4E Concert
Pianist Marta Aznavoorian spoke at the Books, Brushes & Bands for Education spring concert at Purdue University Calumet, offering students, parents and guests insight into her musical journey.
Aznavoorian spoke on the importance of nonprofit support of music education and its positive influence on children who come from schools with slashed performing arts budgets.
We are located at the Merge building
5920 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
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Hammond, IN 46325
Phone: (219) 932-3232
Fax: (219) 937-2271