PACE, Hoff family team up to offer scholarship for graduating seniors | Entertainment

Pottawattamie Arts Culture & Entertainment and American Midwest Ballet will host an open house and free Day of Dance from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center, 1001 S. Sixth St.

Additionally, PACE and the Hoff family announced a new scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors.

The day will include a free painting class, free dance classes, a guided tour and open gallery hours to view the “Storms” exhibit. McCormick’s 1894 bar will also be open, PACE said in a release.

Free dance classes do require registration and mask usage. Visit amballet.org/day-of-dance/ or paceartsiowa.org/calendar for more information and registration details.

The scholarship is open to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a course of study within art, music, theater, dance or culinary arts, PACE said. The scholarship is transferable to any two-year or four-year educational institution, certificate program or professional training program. The annual award ceiling of the scholarship will be $10,000 and the individual maximum award will be $5,000.

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According to PACE, in addition to meeting traditional selection criteria, scholarship applicants must also log at least 40 hours of service or participation in classes, productions or volunteer work at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center or with PACE partner organizations including: PACE, Chanticleer Community Theater, Kanesville Symphony Orchestra, American Midwest Ballet and Kitchen Council.

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