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Sun Shines For Arts On Main

After last week’s rain-out, the annual chalk-art extravaganza got a sunny day Saturday.


By 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, it was almost too warm for those still laboring on their chalk art drawings on Peirce Street and Courthouse Lane — a far cry from the cold, wet weather that caused Arts on Main to be postponed the week before.

No one was complaining.

Organizer Jane Parillo, who owns Scribe on Main Street and is also co-president of the Main Street Merchants Association, was very happy with event.

“I think this is one of the best examples of the collaboration between the Main Street Merchants Committee, the Town of East Greenwich, the larger business community, and the Chamber of Commerce working in concert to produce this event. I hope it will continue for years to come,” Parillo said.

Here are the winners:

In the 18 and Older category
First place – Dana Gee
Second place – Peter Osterhout

In the Family category
First place – The Nutting Family
Second place – The Barone Family
Third place – The Truesdell Family

13 to 17 year old category
First place – Jade Hartley
Second place – Bridget Kennedy
Third place – Cindy Guo

8 to 12 year old category
First place – Lucia Caito
Second place – Chloe Guo
Third place – Team Gee/Humphreys

Peoples' Choice-
Hope Silva

Dana Gee May 15, 2012 at 02:59 AM
So much fun in the sun and great kids drawing their hearts out. Lot of talent in EG. Thanks for a fabulous event, despite the heat!

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