Arts in Strongsville will host its May 19 at the .
Kids 5-18 can use chalk to decorate the walkway in front of the police station and compete for prizes.
The event is free and runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with judging from 2-4 p.m.
New this year are categories for families and special needs.
If it rains, participants should meet at the , 18100 Royalton Rd.
Prizes will be awarded for the best-designed squares in each age group (5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18) and also for the best family category and the best special needs category.
A spot will be set up for toddlers under 5 who would like to draw. They will not be judged. A parent must be present at all times during the contest for all elementary-age students. Chalk will be provided to all children. No other chalk can be used as it may stain the concrete.
Registration starts at 9 a.m., but advance sign-ups are recommended to guarantee a spot. For more information, contact Amy McEntee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-238-6877, or Sandy Moir at email@example.com, 440-781-0184.
Water can be purchased at this event. Lawn chairs are suggested. Donation of a canned good for the Strongsville Food Bank would be appreciated.