Celebrate Women’s Day with Rock Girl at Freeworld Design Centre

Join Rock Girl and Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille this Thursday, 4 August at 5pm as we unveil more Safe Spaces benches, create a human chain across the pedestrian bridge, and auction off soccer balls decorated by talented South African artists like Conrad Botes, Lauren Beukes, and Zapiro to raise money to create more safe spaces for girls and women.

Girls from Red River Primary School and Grassroots Soccer Skilz Street will be on hand to help the Mayor unveil the benches – come congratulate them on their efforts to help make Cape Town safer for all.

The Cape Town design community comes out in aid of the Safe Spaces campaign

Over 45 talented Capetonians have lent their creative skills to transforming soccer balls into pieces of art that are up for public auction on August 4 2011. The auction will be held in aid of charity initiative, the Safe Spaces campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the need for greater safety for women and girls.

The auction takes place from 17h00 at the Freeworld Design Centre, located at 71 Waterkant St. It is part of a larger celebratory event marking Women’s Day, the unveiling of a Rock Girl designer bench on the Fan Walk and a sister bench at Grass Roots Soccer in Khayelitsha, and the launch of an interior design exhibition. The Premier Helen Zille and the Mayor Patricia de Lille will both give an address. The charity auction and the evening’s proceedings are open to all interested parties…

Read the full Press release online arttimes.co.za