Filling all of the empty bowls

By Joe Kline / The Bulletin / @joeklinefoto

Potter John Kinder, of Bend, loads clay bowls into a kiln for a glaze firing on Thursday at the Art Station in Bend. His work will be part of the Empty Bowls event, a fundraiser for NeighborImpact, on Sunday at Central Oregon Community College. About 800 to 900 bowls made by local artists or donated by others will be available as part of the fundraiser. Tickets are $32 and include soup made by the Cascade Culinary Institute, drink, bread , dessert and choice of a bowl. For more information on purchasing tickets, visit neighborimpact.org/empty-bowls .