CityPlace to host free art event for kids on Aug. 6

CityPlace in partnership with the Center for Creative Education will host a FREE art-themed event for children on Aug 6. 021010_met_cityplace_1.jpg

The “Discover the Arts Fun Day” runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature FREE art activities for kids.

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The event coincides with Florida’s popular back-to-school sales tax holiday, which runs from Aug.5-7.  During the three-day weekend, shoppers won’t be charged the state’s 6 percent sale tax on certain school-related items.

From August 5- 14, shoppers who spend $100 at CityPlace stores will get $10 back. Those who spend $150, will get $20 back, according to a representative for the retail hub.