Paint Your Heart Out Sunday, March 23 to Fund Arts in Schools

This post was written by Valerie on March 14, 2014
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Paint Your Heart out at Mia Francesca to Support ArtReach

Painting class on Sunday, March 23 to fund arts education in local schools


San Diegans who have a penchant for painting can create their own masterpiece while benefiting arts education in schools on Sunday, March 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Mia Francesca in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center. Proceeds will support ArtReach free visual arts education workshops in local K-6 schools that have no resources for art. An ArtReach artist will help guests paint a “Flower Close Up” step-by-step. No experience is necessary to participate! All art materials are included in the ticket price of $45, and attendees will be able to enter raffles for theatre tickets and more.



During the event, Mia Francesca will offer attendees a special no-host menu featuring house favorites including Chef de Cuisine Woody Benitez’ Pollo Romano, Tilapia Fresca, Spinach Ravioli, Chicken Caesar Salad and a cheese-filled focaccia topped with arugula and speck. Guests will also be able to select their favorite reds and whites from Mia Francesca’s wine list.

To purchase tickets visit For more information, call 619-615-1093 or email


About ArtReach:

ArtReach believes that all youngsters regardless of socioeconomic status benefit from the opportunity to practice creative thinking and creative doing. ArtReach strives to increase access to visual arts education by taking professional artists into K-6 schools throughout San Diego County to provide hands-on, standards-based workshops. ArtReach focuses on providing free workshops to students at schools that meet need criteria and that have scant visual arts education resources. ArtReach also provides fee-based workshops to schools or organization that have the ability to pay. Learn more at


About Mia Francesca:

Mia Francesca offers famous rustic, Italian cuisine, created by acclaimed restaurateur Scott Harris, friendly service and fair prices.  The restaurant features a large open patio, indoor trattoria style dining, and a 50 person private dining room. Chef Woody Benitez leads the kitchen, providing Francesca’s classic fare of zesty, earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio. Mia Francesca is located at 12955 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center and the telephone number is (858) 519-5055.  Learn more at






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