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Sketch Sessions – Dine and Draw Meetup | May 9th

May 9 @ 9:00 pm - May 10 @ 12:00 am

Dine and Draw meetup in the East Bay! Grab your art supplies and join us at Rayo’s Pizza in Hayward. Great food and company! 🙂

Our next traditional meetup is on Thursday, May 9th at Rayo’s Pizza. We are also hosting our 1st Community Figure Drawing Session this evening. Read more details below.

Due to Eventbrite’s recent event pricing tiers, we are limited to 25 RSVP per event. If this event is marked as ‘Sold Out’, we will create a 2nd event to open up more reservation slots. Hope you can join us and have fun with the creative community!

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  • All figure drawing activites are community lead (modeling, pose requests, etc)
  • Modeling contributors are welcomed to volunteer at the beginning of the session
  • All contributors will be given 1st priority to art supplies (sketchbooks, pencils, charcoal sticks, etc)
  • Limited supplies available, please bring your own supplies if you do not wish to participate as a modeling contributor
  • Contributors will perform various poses at different intervals
  • Intervals will vary and are based on contributors’ comfortability with pose lengths (1 min, 3 mins, 5 mins and 10 mins)
  • If you do not wish to participate in the figure drawing session, feel free to use the space for traditional drawing meetup purposes
  • Cornhole, coloring pages and board games will still be available to use as well

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Please read the following community guidelines and agreements. We want to ensure that everyone is safe, supportive and respectful of each other. We are all volunteering for this fun creative experience, let’s all be kind to our own community 🙂

  • Please be respectful and patient with any modeling contributors. We are all volunteers with little or no experience just trying to help the local creative community.
  • Any form of hate speech, discrimination, verbal or physical harassment will not be tolerated.
  • Violation consequences will vary on a case by case basis (verbal warning, request to leave establishment, legal involvement, etc)
  • Please keep attire, costumes, props, poses and pose requests within a family friendly environment.
  • Let’s create and keep a friendly, supportive and fun environment!

If you ever have questions or need to report any inappropriate behavior, please reach out to one of our collective members.

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Grow Canvas Grow and Rayo’s Pizza proudly presents Art of the Bay: Sketch Sessions! A monthly dine and draw meetup located in the East Bay / Hayward. Grab your art supplies and come join us for dinner with the local creative community!

– All skill levels are welcome! Family Friendly environment

– 6pm – 9pm

– Bring your own supplies! (Limited art supplies available at event)

– Boardgames, cornhole and other fun family activities also available

– Wonderful dinner menu and dessert options

– RSVP & get a FREE sticker!

– Follow us on IG @artofthebayshow @rayos.pizza


Come support your local small business and creative community!


May 9 @ 9:00 pm
May 10 @ 12:00 am


Rayo’s Pizza
32681 Mission Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94544 United States