Benefit Performance of 'The Secret Garden' March 19

Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 11:03 am
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Press release submitted by QC Pride, Inc.

QC Pride, Inc. and Playcrafters Barn Theatre present a special Benefit Performance of "The Secret Garden".

QC Pride, Inc. is proud to partner with the Playcrafters Barn Theatre for a special presentation on the evening of Wednesday, March 19th. The doors will open at 6:30pm and the curtain time is 7:30pm. The Playcrafters Barn Theatre is located at 4950 35th Avenue, Moline, IL.

Directed by Donna Weeks, "The Secret Garden", written by Frances Hodges Burnett, is a beautiful and timeless story about friendship, secrets, and the human spirit. It tells the tale of orphaned Mary Lennox, who is sent to live in her uncle's house on the Yorkshire moors.
Miserable and lonely, Mary starts to explore the house's gardens. There she discovers a secret so important, so enchanting, that it will change her life forever.

All ticket holders will be eligible for door prize drawings the night of the event. Tickets can be purchased through March 15th at and are $20.00 per person for all ages.
The proceeds will benefit QC Pride, Inc.

Any questions pertaining to the event can be directed to QC Pride board member and secretary Allen Bertsche at 309-912-8619.


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