NEWARK ó The village of Newark will celebrate this winter with a Snowman Building Contest. Snowman enthusiasts, winter is here, so letís play! Gather your family and friends to show your snowman building skills.
Judging will take place on Saturday, Dec. 28. In case of no snow, the contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 18.
Prizes: resident first place, $100; resident second place, $50; best business entry will receive the snowman trophy and pizza.
Hereís the rules: Entry must be located in the Village of Newark. Build a snowman, sculpture or whatever you like, itís up to you. Snow creation must be suitable for all audiences. Residential entries must be located on the propertyís front lawn area in clear view from the road and may not block sidewalks or driveways. Business entries must be located in front of the business on lawn area, or on sidewalk (no more than 3 ft. from building), and may not block sidewalk or building entrance. Only food coloring can be used to color entry. No wood or metal framework can be incorporated in the structure of the snow sculpture. Sculptures should be of a non-interactive nature (this means no areas are intended for people to walk on, crawl, stand, sit under or climb.)
Call 331-4770, Ext. 108 by Friday, Dec. 20 to enter and let us know you will be participating.