Kids' Day is fast approaching and the whole Oak Park Mall is involved in this event which was a result of Younker's initiating a “Kids Day” sales and promotions event. Events start at 10AM, March 24, with the Austin Area Art Center doing an Art Walk as well as offering free face painting throughout the day. At 11, CineMagic 7 Theater is going to do a free kid’s movie. Also from 11-4, Solid Rock Photography will be offering portrait sessions “Candid Kids” Photography in Community Room 1. At 12:30, a “Kids” fashion show done by Younkers will commence down by the Younkers store! A rabbit show will be going on in the old JCPenny's area of Oak Park Mall. Back on the other end of the mall, Two Bears Trading Post is offering a leather stamping class running throughout the day. With all of that going on in the mall, this is sure to be a fun event.
The Art Walk will feature various artists from the Austin Area Art Center. From ceramics to photography, to oil, watercolor, or pastel paintings, jewelry and more, it will all be on display throughout the hallways of the Oak Park Mall. All sales of art run through Austin Area Art Center. Come on out and check out the fine artistry this area has to offer!
Candid Kids will feature the portrait artistry of Dustin DeBoer of Solid Rock Photography. Fifteen minute photo sessions cost $15 and include a $5 gift certificate good to the Younkers Community Days the End of May. $5 of the $15 goes directly to the Austin Area Art Center per the community fundraiser. After the photos are processed, Solid Rock Photography will sell the photos posted through his website which will be undergoing and update on March 24! Product prices start at $2. Fun product samples will be in the Community Room 1 the day of the photo sessions. 30% of profit from product sales will be given to the Austin Area Art Center as part of the fundraiser. Sign up for a 15 minute slot that day so come early to get your photo slot! The photographic sessions will go until 4pm.
On top of all of the other things going on that day, the Ole Barn is going to offer arcade games for free to the kids. Sears will be giving away snow cones from 12-3 in their new store! With all of this going on at Oak Park, some would say it is the place to be tomorrow! Come join the fun.