Forest Community Arts

Quality of Programs
Forest Community Arts has a proven history of presenting programming exhibiting cultural diversity and artistic excellence. The programs are carried out in a thoroughly professional manner.

May 30 to June 4

June 5

July 8,9,10,11

August 17

September 10


October 30

November 16


January 24, 2000

March 19, 2000

April 9, 2000

May, 2000

Theatre Workshop directed by Allison Dinkins of New Stage
Theatre 8 to 12 for grades 4,5,6 1 to 4 for grades 1,2,3

Mississippi Broiler Festival - MS Symphony Orchestra Kid Fiddlers performing in the afternoon

THE SOUND OF MUSIC community production directed by Regina Rigby

Homemakers Fair - "Lunch and Learn" Tablescapes by Josephine Lackey "Fabulous Flowers You Can Do" by Cindy Turner

Senior Fest "Dirt Dobbers" ole tyme fiddlers 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mystery Dinner Theater "Clue" directed by Regina Rigby

Celebrity Breakfast 10 a.m. Melvin Tingle will entertain men and boys at breakfast at Roosevelt State Park Group Camp

Creative Christmas 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Paint It your Way" participants will have an opportunity to creatively paint a piece of pottery of their choice.

No plans at this time

The Natural of Mississippi College, in concert 2:30 p.m.

Alice in Wonderland presented by New Stage Theatre 2:30 p.m.

The Children Choir of Mississippi Joanna Hunt, director Forest Elementary School Auditorium 2:00 p.m.

Picnic in the Park Youth choirs from area schools and school bands.

William Watson, concert pianist Scott County native

SCHOOL PROGRAMS DATES HAVE NOT BEEN SET these will be, made available to ALL students in the county (for the appropriate age)

Bits and Pieces Puppet theatre - nine foot tall puppets from Central Florida

Theatreworks Jekyll and Hyde - professional theatre from New York City

Broadway for Kids - professional theatre from New York City

Richard Polzin - author and speaker - high school creative wring classes

A project we are investigating and planning to pursue, is to supply basic, easy to read, good literature and artist supplies to the Juvenile Detention Center.

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Arts & Goals
To bring a minimum of four low or no-cost events annually to this country, including a least one event focused toward an under-served segment of the population.

To encourage multi-cultural participation in development and decision-making of Forest Community Arts.

To promote arts in education and act as regranting agent for schools and civic organizations.

To identify, present and support local and state artists.

To stimulate awareness of our cultural heritage.

To act as an arts advocate in our community and state.