Draw On Carytown!

by | Apr 14, 2010 | POLITICS

This sounds great to us; a day to draw! Each person gets eight pieces of chalk that they can pick up at Cary Court, Hip to be Round, or across the street from the Byrd; the intended theme is “What I Love About Richmond.” From the event’s Facebook Page:

We are trying to get thousands of people together on a beautiful spring day in April in Carytown to draw some great sidewalk art with sidewalk chalk. We are going to give away 30,000 pieces of chalk to anyone who wants it to draw on the sidewalks in Carytown. So that means you…whomever you are…you can draw something on a square of the sidewalk in Carytown.

This sounds great to us; a day to draw! Each person gets eight pieces of chalk that they can pick up at Cary Court, Hip to be Round, or across the street from the Byrd; the intended theme is “What I Love About Richmond.” From the event’s Facebook Page:

We are trying to get thousands of people together on a beautiful spring day in April in Carytown to draw some great sidewalk art with sidewalk chalk. We are going to give away 30,000 pieces of chalk to anyone who wants it to draw on the sidewalks in Carytown. So that means you…whomever you are…you can draw something on a square of the sidewalk in Carytown.

We will also be getting some professional artists to jump in and create some masterpieces.

Here’s what we need from you:
Invite everyone you know. Anyone within driving distance to Richmond should get an invite. Direct them here to the facebook page. We want thousands of people to be part of this thing. This isn’t a moneymaker for anyone…its just a great day of fun for all. Let’s make it happen!

Here are a couple general Rules:
1) Only sidewalk chalk! No sidewalk paint, or spray paint, anything that doesn’t come off with water.
2) No drawing on private property, only on the sidewalk.
3) No religious, political, or drawings that could be offensive. This isn’t about someone’s individual personal beliefs about a bunch of people coming together to make something great!

If it rains–we will reschedule for the same time on May 1st.

Special thanks to the Carytown Merchants Association for donating all the chalk!

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