Halloween Window Painting Contest

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

9 am - 4 pm
Open to kids in Grades 3-8
Rain date Sunday, October 27
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 17.
     
  • 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. Special Awards Ceremony with Mayor Setti Warren will be on Tuesday, October 28 at 2:30 pm at the Newton City Hall (Pizza party at 2:00). (directions)
     
  • Winners will be notified by telephone
     

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.

Register on-line

Read the contest rules.

Download the Rules and Regulations (pdf)

See last year's Winners

Thanks to these Participating Merchants
Auburndale
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
Andrea's
B Street Restaurant & Bar
Bebe Spa
Betsy Jenney
Big Picture Frame
Bill's Pizzeria
Boston Private Bank & Trust
Brussels Sprouts
BYOD
Cambridge Savings Bank
Citibank
Citizens Bank
Coconut Café
Cupcakes on Centre
Dunkin Donuts
Finer Consigner
First Commons Bank
Folklorica
Helso Coiffures
Inna's
Jake's Falafel Corner
Johnny's Luncheonette
JP Licks
Karma
Learning Express
Lee's Burger Place
Liberty Travel
Mail Boxes Etc.
Mailroom & More!
Masters of Karate
Miss Hefferman's
Mosher's
Murray's Liquors
Music & Arts
Newton Center Opticians
Newton Town Pizza
Newtonville Books
No 1 Noodle House
Novo Salon
Pageo
Panera
Parisian Tailor
Pete's Coffee & Tea
Salon 55
Samadhi
Sandwich Works
Scottrade
Smudge Nail Bar
Starbucks
Stash
Subway
Sweet Tomatoes
Tango Mango
Terry O'Reilly's
Tete-a-tete
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
Indalo
Indulge
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
Newtonville
Aji Sushi Bar
Brookline Bank
Cabot's Ice Cream
Cambridge Savings Bank
CoBella
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

Starbucks
The Village Bank
UPS
Whole Foods
Yo Fresh
Nonantum
Al's Tailoring
Alpha Hair and Nails
Antoine's Pastry Shop
Baseball, Etc.
Baystate Properties
Carpetville
Central Drapery & Dry Cleaners
Ciao Bella
CTS Computers
D&A Pizza
Dunkin Donuts
Eddie's
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
Steamers
Stoddard's Inc.
Studio 291
Swartz True Value Hardware
The Village Bank
West Newton
Artitudes
Boston Sports Club
Centre Ski & Bike
Coney Island Ice Cream Café
Elements Therapeutic Massage
Harris Cyclery
Hipstitch
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:
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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 Carvalho & Roth