Puppy Portraits for a Cure - Kids Coloring and Music Event

Puppy Portraits for a Cure - Kids Coloring and Music Event

  • When: Sunday, May 16, 2021, 4:00-4:30 PM ET
  • Where: Tune in virtually, from the location of your choice.

Coloring BookGrab your crayons for this musical launch party to celebrate Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation’s (ALSF) dog coloring book, Puppy Portraits for a Cure. During this free, virtual half-hour event, join Gina Ferragame, a trained music therapist, as she hosts a fun-filled afternoon featuring songs, stories and more kid-friendly entertainment.

You’ll also hear from Jay McClellan, the Philadelphia-based artist behind the ALSF dog coloring book, about the making of this special project. There will be a Q&A session where you can ask Jay why he enjoys painting dogs, his favorite colors to use, or any other questions that come to mind!

If you want your own coloring book for the event, you can order your copy of Puppy Portraits for a Cure when you register. Every book sold benefits ALSF and the fight against childhood cancer.

About Jay McClellan

Jay McClellan is a professional artist who specializes in large-scale, animal portraiture widely recognized by high-profile collectors including Urban Outfitters Corporation, Martha MacCallum (Fox News), Chase Utley (MLB) and the esteemed White Dog Café. Known for his bold colors juxtaposed with graphic patterns, Jay’s works have been exhibited nationally, winning awards including a Mabel Wilson Woodrow Fellowship Award at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Honorable Mention at the 45th Annual Delta Exhibition. Jay works primarily in the mediums of drawing and painting out of Jay McClellan Studio in the East Falls section of Philadelphia, where he’s inspired by his family: Stephanie (wife), Sophie (daughter) and the extraordinary personalities of his two dogs, Lucky and Ava Belle. Learn more at www.jaymcclellan.com/.

About Gina Ferragame

Gina is a trained Music Therapist who has extensive experience working with children, children with special needs, hospice care, and in-patient hospital care with emotionally disturbed adolescents and adults. Gina is also a preschool Music Teacher in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia. "Music With Gina" is a class designed for babies/toddlers (ages 6mo to 4yrs) and caregivers. The intention for each class is to allow your little one the freedom to express themselves in a positive and compassionate setting through the use of movement, playing, and singing. Music classes are meant to enrich, enliven, and entertain your little ones! And it’s a time to connect and play with your little one! it's just fun! Become a Music Member and get access to all in person classes, virtual classes, on demand episodes (with a new episode every month), and receive a little gift from Gina. For more go to https://www.musicwithgina.com/musiccommunitymembership .