The 17th Annual Young Artists Conference at the North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School, Liberty site, is scheduled for March 10th. The lunch and entertainment fee is $5.00. The conference is for students grades 1-5. Ventriloquist Beth Sutton-Cummins will be an afternoon presenter.
In addition to Cummins’ presentation, individual sessions will be offered on cartooning, book authoring, drawing, and music. Several of the authors are published and well known for their children’s books. A book fair will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to stop in at the book fair any time during the day.
175-200 children are anticipated to attend this year’s program. The conference is sponsored and funded by the Psi Iota Xi Sorority, the Starke County Fine Arts Commission and the Starke County Community Foundation.