Next Generation

Wednesday is deadline for Street Smarts poster contest

By From page A8 | November 13, 2012

Children in grades K-6 are invited to submit artwork for the 2012 Davis Street Smarts Traffic Safety Poster Contest. All submitted artwork will be displayed Dec. 7-15 at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St., and prizes will be awarded for the best art. Artwork must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday to the city of Davis Public Works Department at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd.

This year’s poster themes are:

* Safe helmet use for kids and adults;

* Safe bicycle riding (always follow the rules of the road);

* Safe driving (no phoning, texting or speeding); and

* Safe street crossing (stop, look left/right/left, then cross, and always pay attention).

Prizes will be awarded in two age groups: grades K-3 and 4-6.

Find rules, tips and judging criteria and download an entry form at www.street-smarts.cityofdavis.org. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Davis Art Center from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.

Anne Ternus-Bellamy

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