It's been a long winter full of successful fundraising, Girl Circus friends and family, but we are back with our full schedule of shows and camps for Summer 2018! Head on over to the SUMMER CAMP PAGE and sign up for one of our three camps. This year, we'll be returning to Portland, Eugene, and Lopez Island! Yippee, I can hardly wait!
Of course, we'll also be appearing at the Oregon Country Fair on July 13, 14, and 15, so come out and see our all-new show. You'll have to wait to find out what it's about, though, because it's a secret. Our team of girls with big ideas is working round the clock to get it done!
Watch this space for more updates on our schedule, and while you're at it, why not sign up for our newsletter?
That's the best way to stay in touch with all the many Girl Circus happenings and goings on!
Girl Circus' #givingtuesday in November is occurring again this year, and we've partnered with the Park St. Cafe in Eugene! Click on the button below, print it out, and bring it in to the Cafe any time between November 25th and December 2nd and they'll donate 20% of your bill to Girl Circus! Yay for girl power!
This year, Girl Circus Camp is once again coming to Lopez Island in the magical San Juans! We've had so much fun there in the past, and we're looking forward to another great week of camp, July 17-21.
Sign up now on the Lopez Island website : LIFRC.org
And while you're waiting for camp to start, take a look at some pictures of Lopez camp in years past!
We have a winner for our T-shirt design contest! Rieko, a Girl Circus fan from Tokyo, sent in this lovely version of the Girl Circus logo. Thank you so much! GIRL POWER is worldwide!
TEE SHIRT ART CONTEST
Would you like your design to be featured on this year's Girl Circus t-shirt? We're having a contest to design the T-shirt for this year's show, you can win a tee shirt, a day pass to the Oregon Country Fair and your art gets showcased.
THEME Girl Circus's Childhood Memories.
1. Design must be your own original, unpublished work and must not include any third-party logos or copyrighted material; by entering the competition, you agree that your submission is your own work.
2. Must use Girl Circus logo somewhere in your design (We will deliver you a high-res version of our logo upon entry).
3. You can use up to 3 colors.
4. May include text
5. By submitting your design, you grant permission for your design to be used by Girl Circus including, but not limited to, the Girl Circus website and future marketing materials. We will only make use of your art if you are selected as the winner
6. Winner announced May 1, 2017
7. Winners get tee shirt and a day pass to Oregon Country Fair.
Thank you for supporting Girl Circus. Now it's time to claim your cultural tax credit by making a matching gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust!
Keep track of all of your donations to cultural nonprofits in Oregon. If you match the total with a gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust, you receive a 100 percent state tax credit on your gift to the Cultural Trust!* That's right, you double the impact of your cultural donations for free!
Oregonians fund the Cultural Trust. The Trust, in turn, funds the artists, potters, rappers, acrobats and dreamers who make Oregon, Oregon. Every year they disperse funds via the state's 1,400+ cultural nonprofits, 45 county/tribal coalitions and five statewide partners. Learn more and donate at CulturalTrust.org.
Please join us in protecting Oregon's unique way of life.
*You can donate all you like to The Trust, but the tax credit is limited to $500 for an individual, $1,000 for a couple filing jointly and $2,500 for C-class corporations.
What an incredible outpouring of love and support for Girl Circus we've seen over the past few weeks! So far we've raised more than six thousand dollars to support Girl Circus' programs, camps, and shows, and it's all thanks to you, the Girl Circus family. We'd like to thank you all for your support of Girl Circus, especially in this time when we believe that the arts, and supporting women in the arts, are more important than ever.
Thank you again from Darcy, Walter, Dave, and everyone in Girl Circus.
If you'd like to donate, you can do so using this link: Oregonians Give
This November 29th, next Tuesday, is Giving Tuesday! Girl Circus is running our end-of-year donation campaign in collaboration with many other Oregon and worldwide charities and nonprofits, and we've already gotten a ton of support, including a challenge grant! All donations to Girl Circus on November 29th, #GivingTuesday, will be matched up to $3,500. Wow!
Donate on Paypal HERE: http://bit.ly/2ekILce
The Girl Circus camp season is over! We travelled to Lopez Island, Portland, and all the way to downtown Eugene this year for three week-long summer camps, with almost a hundred participants between the ages of 5 and 15! Spreading self-confidence, strength, and Girl Power all through the Pacific Northwest!
All of this would not be possible without the help of our sponsors, donors, and Girl Circus family. We'd like to thank all of you for your support, and extend a special thanks to:
The Oregon Country Fair
The Little Church
The WoW Hall
Oregon Cultural Trust
Lane Arts Council
Here's to another great Girl Circus year!
Girl Circus is back from the Oregon Country Fair! We had another super successful season bringing our special brand of girl power, strength, creativity and fun to everyone who is a girl or who loves a girl.
If you couldn't make it out the fair to see us, worry not; we will be uploading recordings of the whole show to our youtube channel! Check it out at Youtube.com/girlcircus, where the first act will be up today: Purple Faeries Lyra, starring Tiffany, Elowyn, and Kaya.
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