Unity Through the Arts will bring together students at Peterson Elementary School and members of the surrounding neighborhood as they participate in the arts as a community from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the school, 5510 N. Christiana Ave.

The event will tentatively include:

• Aerial Dance Chicago

• Vocal Chaos

• Preview of Peterson's musical performance of "Oliver!"

• Drum circles

• NEIU students facilitating mural painting

• Peterson student art show

• Frankenstone Art Center video booth

• Student songwriter groups

• Make-and-take art projects

• Food sales to benefit the eighth-grade class trip

• Silent auction to benefit the fine arts department