Earth Calendar for August 15th and August 16th

Aug 15, 2012

Become the next Claude Monet or JMW Turner! Paint your best vision of a beautiful Hamilton County Park District Park, get votes by Facebook friends, and win a prize pack…it’s that easy. The contest is open through September 30th. Submissions and voting begin September 17th…so grab your brushes and go!  Artwork must be a physical painting with paint.  No tracing, paint-by-numbers or digital alteration and paintings must be scenes from within any of the Park District Parks. Once completed, artists must upload a digital photo of their painting to the Hamilton County Park District Facebook page at beginning September 17th, where they will be voted on through September 30th.  Entries are limited to one per person and voters are limited to one vote per entry. Once voting ends, the artists with the most votes in each category will be declared the winner and will receive a prize pack valued up to $50.00. Categories are age 8 – 13, 14 – 17 and 18 and up.  All terms and conditions for the Paint the Park Contest can be found at the website. Submitting an entry is free and open to the public.

On Our Calendar:  You are invited to join Rivers Unlimited on Friday, August 17th, 2:00 pm at the Cincinnati Zoo for a free showing of Tom Mayor's documentary “Call of the Scenic River: An Ohio Journey”, a thoughtful reflection on the successes of, and challenges to Ohio's best river conservation program.  More information at their website.