Chalk This Way! 2012

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The second annual Chalk This Way! sidewalk art festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., March 24, in The Colony. Live music, entertainment, refreshments and vendor booths offering art and art accessories will be available. Admission is free.

Hosted by the Lakeside Arts Foundation (LAF), a nonprofit organization supporting and promoting local fine arts, in partnership with The Colony Chamber of Commerce, the festival features a professional chalk artist exhibit, an amateur chalk art contest, a scholarship contest for high school seniors and a children’s non-competitive gallery. An awards ceremony will be held at the end of the event.

In the Amateur Art competition, local artists of any age can participate, and are provided artist-grade pastels and a designated six-by-six-foot-square area to work in for a $15 fee. High School seniors are invited to participate in the LAF Scholarship Competition, with three scholarships awarded to the top-selected entries. The Non-Competitive Children’s area is open to children of all ages. For $3, children will be provided sidewalk-grade chalk and a designated two-by-two-foot area.

Location: 4100 Blair Oaks Dr., Five Star Complex, The Colony. For more information or rules and entry forms, call 972-625- 1726 or visit LakesideArts.org.

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