Event Sponsor:
Belmont savings bank

Halloween Window Painting Contest

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Saturday, October 31, 2015
Registration Deadline is Friday October 16!

9 am - 4 pm
Open to kids in Grades 3-8
Rain date Sunday, November 1
Special Awards Ceremony with Mayor Setti D. Warren

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 16.
  • Windows will be painted on Saturday, October 25, 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 26, 9am - 4pm. Please check this website or call 617-796-1540 by 8am on Saturday, October 25 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.

    Make a tax deducatable donation to help support Newton Community Pride and the Halloween Window Painting Contest. Just click on the Donate button below to make a donation via PayPal or with your credit card.

    This year's Winners

    Thanks to these Participating Merchants
    Abraxis Framing Company
    AD-Vantage, inc.
    Altieri & Jones, Cpa
    Auburn Cleaners
    Auburndale Builders
    Auburndale Interior Design
    Auburndale Market
    Beautifica Day Spa
    BoccaBella Café & Bistro
    Dunkin Donuts
    Fitness Together
    Ivy Boutique
    Just Next Door
    Kevin Max Hair Design
    Knotty Pine
    New Breadsong Bakery
    Newton Cleaners & Tailors
    Pooch Parlour
    Queen Nail Care
    System Analysis Services
    The Dressing Room
    Tom's Pizza
    Virtuous Teas
    Wally's Wicked Good Ice Cream
    Newton Centre
    Adolph's Sports
    B Street Restaurant & Bar
    Bebe Spa
    Betsy Jenney
    Big Picture Frame
    Bill's Pizzeria
    Boston Private Bank & Trust
    Brussels Sprouts
    Cambridge Savings Bank
    Citizens Bank
    Coconut Café
    Cupcakes on Centre
    Dunkin Donuts
    Finer Consigner
    First Commons Bank
    Helso Coiffures
    Jake's Falafel Corner
    Johnny's Luncheonette
    JP Licks
    Learning Express
    Lee's Burger Place
    Liberty Travel
    Mail Boxes Etc.
    Mailroom & More!
    Masters of Karate
    Miss Hefferman's
    Murray's Liquors
    Music & Arts
    Newton Center Opticians
    Newton Town Pizza
    Newtonville Books
    No 1 Noodle House
    Novo Salon
    Parisian Tailor
    Pete's Coffee & Tea
    Salon 55
    Sandwich Works
    Smudge Nail Bar
    Sweet Tomatoes
    Tango Mango
    Terry O'Reilly's
    The Party Shop
    The Silver Woman
    Zoots Dry Cleaners
    Newton Highlands
    51 Lincoln
    Angelo's Barber Shop
    Bread & Chocolate Bakery
    Brookline Bank
    Coco Nail & Spa
    Davis Hair
    Eric Bleiler Jewelers
    Keller Williams Real Estate
    Kim's Nails
    Newton Pizza House
    One Stop Cleaners
    One2One BodyScapes

    Salon Capri
    Salon Joie de Vie
    Skin Innovations Spa
    Walnut Food Market
    Aji Sushi Bar
    Brookline Bank
    Cabot's Ice Cream
    Cambridge Savings Bank
    CVS Pharmacy
    Fitness Together
    George Howell Coffee
    Great Harvest
    Lorraine Cleaners
    Newtonville Coin Laundry
    Newtonville Pizza
    Rox Diner
    RE/MAX Leading Edge
    Second Appearance
    Shoe Horn

    The Village Bank
    Whole Foods
    Yo Fresh
    Al's Tailoring
    Alpha Hair and Nails
    Antoine's Pastry Shop
    Baseball, Etc.
    Baystate Properties
    Central Drapery & Dry Cleaners
    Ciao Bella
    CTS Computers
    D&A Pizza
    Dunkin Donuts
    Guiseppe's Sub Shop
    Johnnie's Pizza
    La Sposa BridalLony's Nails
    Lubin's Trophies
    Newton Hair Company
    Nudo Gelateria
    Retro Grade
    Ristoranti Maria Di Napoli
    Salone DiBelezza
    Salvi's Barber
    Silver Lake Liquors
    Stoddard's Inc.
    Studio 291
    Swartz True Value Hardware
    The Village Bank
    West Newton
    Boston Sports Club
    Centre Ski & Bike
    Coney Island Ice Cream Café
    Elements Therapeutic Massage
    Harris Cyclery
    Keltic Krust
    L'Aroma Café & Bakery
    Louis Dugar Salon
    Lumiere Restaurant
    Minuteman Press
    Morning Silver Gallery
    Peoples Federal Savings Bank Putting on the Knitz
    The Village Bank
    West Newton Dental Associates
    With Special Support from:
    Fish Window Cleaning Logo learning express
    Our Appreciation to the following merchants for their generaous contribution:
    Angelo's Barber Shop
    Boston Sports club
    Centre Ski & Bike
    George Howell Coffee
    Harris Cyclery
    Jake's Falafel Corner
    Just Next Door
    New Breadsong Corner Bakery
    RE/MAX Leading Edge

    Platinum Sponsor
    Rockland Trust
    Silver Sponsor

    Cambridge Savings Bank
    Sustaining Sponsors
    First Commons Bank Whole Foods Whole Foods Carvalho & Roth