Kennesaw to hold unique popsicle-themed art contest

Kennesaw City Hall in article about Juneteenth celebrationKennesaw government complex (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

The City of Kennesaw will hold what is probably the most unusual (but fun) art contest we’ve reported on.

Contestants will turn popsicle-shaped wooden cutouts provided by the Kennesaw Parks and Recreation into works of art.

The details are provided in the press release below:

Kennesaw, GA (May 13, 2021) — Kennesaw Parks & Recreation invites area residents to help celebrate the Summer season by decorating a wooden cutout in the shape of a popsicle to be displayed at Depot Park!

Kennesaw Parks & Rec will supply the wooden piece; contestants supply the creativity! Contestants will use paint, collage, mosaic or more to create a unique masterpiece to participate in this holiday art contest. Cost for entry is $12. Spaces are limited.

Popsicles will be on display July 2 – July 30 at Depot Park.

All popsicles will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the winning entries in each of the following categories:

· Most Creative

· Best Overall

· Parks & Rec Director’s Choice

Important Dates:

June 4: Registration for participation closes

June 7-11: Popsicle pick up

June 28 – July 2: Popsicle drop off

Winners will be announced on the Parks & Recreation Facebook page on July 9!

Registration is available at https://secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTE1NjA1NjQ

For more information, visit www.kennesaw-ga.gov/parks-and-recreation or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at 770-422-9714.

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