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Park System slates annual arts and music festival

LINCROFT — The Monmouth County Park System will host its annual Creative Arts and Music Festival from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30 and May 1 at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road.

The juried arts festival will feature specially selected artists’ works of pottery, photography, jewelry, paintings and other mediums. Besides the artwork, visitors will enjoy live music and art activities including a plein air painting competition.

Held both days of the festival, the plein air competition is open to middle and high school students on Saturday and adults on Sunday. Artists must bring their own supplies and can create any landscape scene from Thompson Park in any medium during the festival. Judged by New Jersey plein air painter Anthony Migliaccio, each day of the competition will have a winner who receives a $50 gift certificate to Colorest. There is no charge for entering the competition. Festival admission and parking are also free.

For more information, visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711.

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