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A group of four photos showing people decorating pathways with chalk - father and child, sisters, boy, teenager.
Express your creative side and help us decorate the parks with this year's Chalk the Walk.

Activity Contact Information
Maria Iannelli
miannelli@deerfieldtwp.com

Description
  • Calling all Creative Minds! All skill levels welcome.
  • Help brighten our community and utilize your creativity through chalk art at one of our designated locations in Deerfield Parks during the week of June 3rd -8th.
  • No registration needed. Just bring your sidewalk chalk to the park and create using the Art Guidelines below.
  • Please note that each park will have a designated location with start and end signs.
  • Each park has a different theme. Please see the activity list below for details on each theme.

Art Guidelines
  • Artwork must be in the designated location between the start and end signs.
  • All artwork must be family friendly, positive, and uplifting. Art may be signed.
  • The following are prohibited: crude language, profanity, political messages, obscene or offensive statements or artwork.
  • Please keep art space to 6 feet or less to ensure space for other creators.
  • Creators/Artists provide their own sidewalk chalk; no materials are provided.
  • Chalk must be water soluble. No permanent markings allowed.
  • Creators/Artists are asked to be respectful of patrons who may be using the sidewalk as you create your art.

Sharing Your Creations
  • We are so excited for all of your beautiful designs and creations to decorate our community.
  • Take a picture when you finish your masterpiece and hashtag #ChooseDeerfield on Instagram and Facebook so we can share your work!

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Friends of Deerfield 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Fleckenstein Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Bring your friends and family and do some self portraits! Come create chalk designs placed on the paved path near the quilt barn. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Butterflies Fly 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Kingswood Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Creators come out and create your butterfly themed designs on the paved path on the south side of the park to the left of the pavilion. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Sports Galore 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Roberts Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Come out and create chalk designs with a sports theme along the paved path. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Freestyle 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Carter Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Come out and create chalk designs that will be placed around the loop near the archery range/ StoryWalk. Designs will be of an appropriate theme of your choice. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Ocean Waves 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Schappacher Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Come out and create chalk designs inspired by the ocean! Chalk art should be created on the paths on either side of the playground. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
 
  Self-Guided Activity
Chalk the Walk: Uplifting Messages 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  06/03/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Cottell Park - Pathways/Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Come out and create chalk designs around the pond loop that will uplift and give positive vibes to those who visit. Please look for signs that designate the start and end location for artwork.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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