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Shafer Gallery director talks about Halloween images
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Shafer Gallery Director Dave Barnes will talk about images associated with Halloween during a free Stop ‘N Learn program from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. The program will be repeated at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.
Dancing skeletons, leering jack-o’-lantern faces, high flying witches and black cats are just a few of the images associated with Halloween. Barnes will explain the historical sources of these images.
The programs are sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission. Barnes is director of the L.E. “Gus” and Eva Shafer Memorial Art Gallery at Barton Community College.