June 29, 2011

Chalk it Up - 2011

Chalk it Up! is Elgin's annual Children's Sidewalk Art Contest, a fun event for children ages 3-12, sponsored by the Elgin Parks and Community Development Department. This year, the contest will be held on Friday, July 1st, from 10am-1pm, at Veteran's Memorial Park in Elgin. It's FREE to enter, and all supplies will be provided. Youth can participate as individuals or in groups of two to four children. Judges will determine winners based on creativity, use of space, color, and imagination. A 30-minute time limit will be placed on all entries once the event begins. The theme is “Celebrating Freedom in the USA." Certificates will be awarded to winners in the following age groups: 3-5 year-olds, 6-8 year-olds, and 9-12 year-olds. There will be refreshments served following the contest. Click here for more information.

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