T he second annual Super Bowl-A-Thon hosted by Quyle Kilns in Murphys is inspired by the commitment of the Empty Bowl Project, a national project designed to provide money and/or bowls to support food insufficiency in our country.

Funds raised from this year’s Bowl-A-Thon, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 3, will support the Mountain Ranch Community Center.

New and experienced artists are invited to participate by decorating or creating ceramic bowls. Participants can simply decorate bowls or can use hand-building or the studio potter’s wheels to create their own. Bowls will be fired on site in electric kilns and donated to the Mountain Ranch Community Center to be sold there at a benefit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7.

“This special event is a chance to give back and enjoy a community of artists,” said Amanda Sedgwick-Maule, instructor at Quyle Kilns. “We are excited to offer an event where all ages and skill levels can participate and enjoy a fun day.”

Cost to participate in the Super Bowl-A-Thon is $10 per person, which includes all materials. To RSVP or for questions about the event, contact Amanda Sedgwick-Maule at (209) 272-0248.

Quyle Kilns is the oldest family owned and operated production business in Murphys, producing handmade pottery as well as mining and processing raw clays. It was built by Paul and Joyce Quyle in 1954 and is now managed by their daughter, Pamela Quyle. It’s at 3353 Highway 4 in Murphys.

For more information about the showroom or classes at Quyle Kilns visit www.quylekilns.com.