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As the drop-off deadline for the 6x6 Tiny Fundraiser draws near, the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is reminding the community to take part in the annual community exhibit.

Free 6x6 canvases are available for pick-up to create unique artworks in any medium. Return your unique artwork by July 2 to be sold for the cause. Each work of art will be sold for $20, with proceeds supporting your local arts and the efforts of the CAC, including community events and public family programming.

The opening reception will be celebrated on July 16 from 5 to 7 p.m., and is being hosted by the Douglas County Rotary Club. Thursdays during the exhibit, July 16-Aug. 27, join the center from 5 to 7 p.m. for mini receptions. Each night will consist of a different fun theme with door prizes and activities.

• July 16, DC Rotary Club, Opening reception

• July 23, Art Swap featuring DC Art Guild at the Carrollton Arts Center

• July 30, DC Art Guild, “Ice Cream Party”

• Aug. 6, Sweetwater Camera Club, “Summer Popsicles”

• Aug. 13, C.A.S.T., “Tea Party”

• Aug. 20, CAC board of Directors, “Fiesta de Arte!”

To maintain public safety, the Cultural Arts Center will maintain best practices for public safety, following regulations established by the state, and asking individuals to please take accountability for personal wellness.

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, located at 8652 Campbellton St. in historic downtown Douglasville, is open Mondays through Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm. For directions and more information, visit www.artsdouglas.org or contact the Cultural Arts Council at 770-949-2787.

The mission of the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is to nurture, guide and stimulate the enjoyment of and participation in the arts among Douglas County residents by providing an atmosphere conducive to the arts, broadening the spectrum of quality exhibits and performances available to the community, and fostering individual interactions with the arts through a wide range of satellite groups.

The Cultural Arts Council is supported in part by the City of Douglasville and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.