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Kid artists wanted for Zilker Tree art contest

Monday, November 9, 2015 by Nora Ankrum

The annual Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest is officially open for entries. Kids ages 5 to 10 years old are invited to submit original drawings of the Zilker Holiday Tree by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Not only will the winners be publicly recognized for their work, but they will also help with the official tree lighting on Nov. 29. Six winners will be selected in total, three from each of two categories: Junior Division (ages 5 to 7) and Senior Division (ages 8 to 10). According to an announcement from the city, contestants may use crayon, watercolor, ink, colored paper, paint or pastels as their chosen medium. For more on the contest rules and instructions for entry, see the city’s website, here.

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