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Art, Sandcastles and “Food, Glorious Food”

September 8, 2014

This year’s event takes place on October 11th and is expected to stretch along nearly 2 miles of Ocean Beach and draw over 3,000 participants and spectators.
35 years ago, the state of California dramatically reduced funding for education and nearly eliminated arts from public elementary schools. Leap was founded in direct response to this cut to the arts in California’s school. This is the foundation’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest, where local firms in the design and building industry team up to raise funds and design a masterpiece based on the year’s theme. Teams then partner with local classrooms and … more