'Empty Bowls' dinner at Howbert Elementary Feb. 10 reflects art class focus on hungerHowbert Elementary will host an Empty Bowls Dinner Friday, Feb. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Open to the community at large, the event culminates a school-wide effort in which each student has made a ceramic bowl in a class taught by art teacher Susie Gray. Students are also “researching hunger” and are closely involved in organizing the event, according to a press release.
For $10, an attendee can purchase a bowl and get a serving of soup.
The cost is $5 for just soup or $5 for just a bowl.
Howbert is at 1023 N. 31st St.
“Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort,” the press release states. Proceeds will go to Seeds Community Café, a downtown restaurant with the philosophy that “those who cannot pay or can only pay a minimal amount exchange volunteer service for their meal,” according to the Seeds website.
This is the second Empty Bowls event Gray has spearheaded at Howbert. The first was in 2014.
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