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Downtown YMCA Hosts Arts Week

Many people probably think of the YMCA as a place to work out, play sports games, and swim. But it's also an organization heavily invested in the arts - through community outreach programs, summer camps, classes and more. And this week Ys around the nation are celebrating "Arts Week". We recently spoke with Lisa Parfitt of the Springfield YMCA located at 701 South 4th Street about what the week's events include: 

 CLICK HERE and got to SpringfieldYMCA.org for more information about the events scheduled for the YMCA Arts Week in Springfield.


Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.