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Program & Events Calendar

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Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


From September 1 to October 14, kids ages 6-17 may submit their entry for our first-ever Kids' Art Exhibit, which will be displayed at the Nature Realm and virtually. Only one entry per child will be accepted. The theme for the exhibit is pollinators; all entries must be two dimensional and should be one of the following sizes: 5"x7", 8"x10" or 11"x14". Any media is acceptable as long as it falls within the guidelines. With each entry, please include your name, address, phone number and email. Where possible, please do not share contact information with other entrants. Entries should not be matted or framed. You may drop off entries at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Rd., Akron) or mail them to 975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron OH 44313, Attn: Kids' Art Exhibit. Please include with your submission a completed entry form, which may be downloaded from the top of the Programs & Events webpage. Summit Metro Parks is not responsible for any loss or damage. Artwork will be returned. Only after a piece is selected for the exhibit will we ask for a digital copy. Get the form