GINGERBREAD WINNERS: The History Center announced the following first place winners of its Festival of Gingerbread competition: pre-K to second grade individual, Libby Ellis; pre-K to second grade group, Rapunzel Christmas; 3rd to 6th grade individual, Emerson Kline; 3rd to 6th grade group, Ellie and Alivia Louden; teen individual, Mary Schroeder; teen group, The Murphys; adult individual, Susan Jackson; adult group, Larissa and Alane Johnson; family, Anderson/Meyer/Rekeweg; professional, Cookie Friends; historical adult, Cookie Friends; and historical student, Emerson Kline.
PIANO COMPETITION: The deadline to enter the Gene Marcus Piano Competition is Saturday. Applications should be postmarked by that date and information is available at pfw.edu/departments/cvpa/caa/piano-competition.html or by calling 481-6059.
ARTIST SUBMISSIONS: Submissions are being accepted for the annual Bloom Fest in Leo-Cedarville on May 23. For information, go to the Facebook page or email Bloom.Fest.Indiana@gmail.com.
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