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Halloween Window Painting

in Newton Villages

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

9 am – 4 pm

Open to kids in Grades 3-8

Rain date Sunday, October 28

Window Painting Contest Rules

  • Each artist will be assigned a 20″ x 36″ space on the outside of a merchant window in Newton’s participating villages.
  • Sill, wall, and sidewalk areas below window MUST be covered and taped with newspaper.
  • Each artist supplies his or her own tempera (NOT ACRYLIC) paints, brushes, newspaper, rags, and masking tape. All work needs to be done freehand and have a “Halloween” theme.
  • Official rules and regulations will be mailed prior to the event and must be followed closely to avoid disqualification.
  • Register on-line.
  • Registration deadline is Friday October 19.
  • Windows will be painted on Saturday, October 27, any time between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. all work must be finished by 4:00 pm.
  • The rain date for painting will be Sunday, October 28, 9am – 4pm. Please check this website or call 617-527-8283 by 8am on Saturday, October 27 for an announcement regarding weather-related conditions.
  • Windows are assigned on a first come first served basis. One window will be assigned to each participant. Due to the popularity of this event, we cannot honor requests for specific windows.
  • First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for each Grade. Special Awards Ceremony with Mayor Setti Warren will be on Tuesday October 30, 2:00 pm at the Newton Cultural Center. (directions)
  • Winners will be notified by telephone

To sign up, please register here.

Thank you to Elizabeth Reilly as the volunteer coordinator for this wonderful event for kids. She has been coordinating this event for years and threatens to retire this year! Will someone else step up to the plate if she stop coordinating this? Unclear! But this possibly could be the last year, so please participate!!!

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