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Event Calendar

Sidewalk Chalk Challenge

Event Information

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 708.534.8499

Location: Monee Reservoir


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Event Details

This ongoing program runs from Sunday, July 11, to Saturday, July 31. Hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays. The visitor center is closed Mondays. 

Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. 

Enjoy the outdoors and become inspired by the beauty around you. Grab some sidewalk chalk and do your thing! Create your own unique sidewalk chalk design and enter it in our contest for fabulous prizes. At the conclusion of the “Sidewalk Chalk Challenge,” prizes will be awarded for most creative, most reflective of Monee Reservoir and best in show. Winners will receive beginner artist sets.

We’ll supply the chalk and sidewalk; you supply the creativity! Feel free to bring your own washable chalk and materials if you prefer. Visitor center staff will capture people’s creations via camera and collect contact information. Winners will be notified by August 7.

Event Requirements

No registration is required for this event.

The facility and sidewalks are accessible. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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