ARBOR DAY ART CONTEST - 2018 OREGON TREE CITY OF THE YEAR

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:30pm

Oregon Tree City of the Year

In honor of being named Oregon Tree City of the Year, and in celebration of 29 years of Tree City USA status, Arbor Week and National Arbor Day, the City of Lake Oswego is hosting an art contest for K-8th grade Lake Oswego students. Entries will be mounted onto a Tree City of the Year festive frame!

Rules to Enter
• One entry per person.
• Entries must be 8” x 10” size (portrait or landscape orientation acceptable).
• Any medium.
• Art should be tree-themed and celebrate Lake Oswego as Oregon's Tree City of the Year.
• Drop-off your entry on or before National Arbor Day, Friday, April 27th, at either: Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation, 1500 Greentree Road (the former Palisades Elementary School); or the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 4th Street.
• Valid entries must include: your name, telephone number, e-mail address, grade, and the name of your Lake Oswego school on the backside of your art.

Judging Criteria
Entries will be on display at the Parks and Recreation office at 1500 Greentree Road through early May. Art will be judged on creativity and overall design based on the theme. First, second and third prize winners will be selected in each of three divisions: K-2nd grade, 3rd-6th grade, and 6th-8th grade. The judges’ decision is final.

Prizes
Winners will be notified by phone on or before May 7th and prize packs will be awarded at the Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market on May 19.

For questions or more information, please contact the Planning Department at planning@lakeoswego.city or 503-635-0290.

Forestry at the Farmers’  Market - Arbor Day Art Contest 2018

Saturday, May 19th, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street

The Market returns on May 19th, join us to celebrate forestry at the Farmers' Market on opening day! Activities include Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities for adults and children.  Spin the prize wheel, do arts and crafts, watch a tree pruning demonstration, receive a free tree seedling, and learn about stewardship opportunities in your neighborhood. Arbor Day Art Contest winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

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