The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office has awarded 19 community arts grants, totaling $80,000, for 2017. With the purpose of reinforcing the artistic and cultural opportunities and experiences for residents, providing arts education opportunities, and promoting Carlsbad as a vibrant creative community for visitors from all over the world, these grants will support the following local groups: Arts and Learning San Diego, Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, Carlsbad Educational Foundation, Carlsbad Music Festival, Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League; Carlsbad High School Musical Theater, Band Boosters, and Choral Boosters; Hospice of the North Coast, La Costa Canyon High School Theatre, Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary, Sage Creek High School, St. Patrick School, and Valley Middle School Choral Department. For more information visit www.carlsbadca.gov.