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In a heartwarming and collaborative evening at John E. Flynn A Marzano Academy, families gathered for "Painting with Parents," a night of artistic exploration and family bonding. The art room became a canvas for creativity as parents and children alike painted a picture of two lovebirds under the guidance of the school's enthusiastic art teacher, Jennifer Neal Brill.

Embracing the popular "paint and sip" concept, the event added a family-friendly twist with juice boxes and sodas. Laughter and chatter filled the air as families donned aprons, eager to unlock their artistic potential.

Neal Brill played a pivotal role, not only instructing in the delicate art of brushstrokes, but also bridging language gaps, providing guidance in both English and Spanish. This inclusive approach ensured that every participant felt connected to the creative process.

“Art is like the one subject that can transcend language barriers”, Neal Brill said, “because it’s very clean, watch what I’m doing, and then you do that.”

The highlight of the night was the result of their creative efforts – a personal masterpiece to take home. The lovebird paintings became more than just art; they became cherished tokens of the shared experience, adorning the walls of each family's home. "Painting with Parents" showcased the profound impact of art in uniting communities and creating lasting memories.

What the video above for an in-depth look at the evening.