AAA7 senior citizens art show call for entries

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Staff report

The 42nd Annual Senior Citizens Art Exhibit, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7), will be held in September and October at Bristol Village in Waverly.
Applications are now available, and submissions are being accepted. Anyone who is 55 years of age or older may participate.
Examples of art categories that may be entered in the contest taking place in October include acrylic, charcoal, counted cross stitch, mixed media, oil, pastels, pencil and photography.
Judging themes include: abstract, animals and birds, cartoons, floral, landscape, portraits (humans), seascape and still life.
Written pieces including poems and essays are also accepted.
This year’s deadline to submit artwork is Aug. 16 to a local senior center or Aug. 23 to the AAA7’s administrative office at 1 Acy Avenue in Jackson.
Art will be displayed at Bristol Village in Waverly from Sept. 23–Oct. 18.
The event’s official application form is available at the AAA7’s website at under the “Happening Now” section on the Home Page, or those who are interested can call for an application to be mailed – 1-800-582-7277 or e-mail
If you have any questions surrounding the AAA7’s Art Show, contact the AAA7 at 1-800-582-7277, or e-mail
Your local Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. provides services on a non-discriminatory basis.
These services are available to help older adults and those with disabilities live safely and independently in their residence of choice through services paid for by Medicare, Medicaid, other federal and state resources, as well as private pay.
The AAA7’s Resource Center is also available to anyone in the community looking for information or assistance with long-term care options.
Available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., the Resource Center is a valuable contact for learning more about options and what programs and services are available for assistance.
Those interested in learning more about what the agency offers can call toll-free at 1-800-582-7277 (TTY: 711).

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