SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Please join us on Saturday, September 27, 2014 for "Just the Ticket!", a salute to First Night Monterey founders Paulette Lynch and Ken Peterson. The gala begins with Cocktails and a Silent Auction at 5:00 p.m., Dinner at 6:00 p.m. and features a Live Auction at 7:30 p.m. Musical entertainment will continue throughout the evening! Ticket sales for this event will help fund FIrst Night Monterey's Outreach Program, ArtWorks! Watch for your invitation in the mail, or get more information and purchase tickets here.
SUMMER ART DAY CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN
Fun! Creative! Field Trips! Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media & Printmaking First Night Monterey's Summer Art Day Camps are designed to develop positive, creative thinking for children, using the arts as a catalyst! Our goal is to nurture creativity and enhance art skills in a non-competitive, safe and fun environment. No prior experience or artistic talent is needed! Staff are professional artists and teachers; your child will have lots of one-on-one attention from staff and assistants. Read more about the day camps. Download registration forms. Sign up early for best selection! Classes are limited.
FNM 2015 POSTER CONTEST - VOTE NOW!
SeaChanges, the Seaquel is the theme for First Night Monterey 2015. The CSUMB graphics arts students have been working hard on their poster and button designs, and have submitted their final designs for judging. Help us make the decision by choosing your favorite! Vote here! You may vote once a month. Last year's winner is pictured at left.
NEW & EXCITING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
FIrst Night Monterey has several upcoming volunteer opportunities, helping out at other local events. Get free admission to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and the Monterey Jazz Festival by volunteering your time. Help out with our food booth at the Monterey BackYard Barbecue on July 4th, or put your carpentry and art skills to work designing a float for the 4th of July Parade. Watch for applications on our Volunteer page - positions fill up fast!
CALL TO ARTISTS - Greenfield Harvest Festival and FNM 2015
First Night Monterey announces the Call to Artists for the Greenfield Harvest Festival on October 19, 2014, 11am to 5pm, (see details here) and for FIrst Night Monterey 2015 to be held on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 3pm to midnight. Our theme for FNM 2015 will be SeaChanges, the Seaquel! Read more about the call and download the application form here.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
We couldn't do it without you!
A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR FIRST NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
It would not be possible to present FNM without the support of hundreds of volunteers. First Night volunteers this year included teens, military personnel, retirees, service organizations and community members just like you! Click here for more information about volunteering with FNM!