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Free FM chalks it up

7 September 2012

Free FM chalks it up

Free FM is calling on local artists to help turn Garden Place into a work of art at its first ever Chalk Fest on Saturday, 29 September 2012.

The free, family-friendly event is part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival programme, and aimed at celebrating creativity in the community.

Spectators are welcome, with music and entertainment from 11am till 2pm.

Chalk artists will be judged in two categories (Family and Friends) on their creativity, originality, skill, and use of colour. Every entry wins a prize, plus there will be prizes for first place in each category, plus $100 cash for the Supreme Award winner.

To register as an artist email Spaces are limited, so be in quick to avoid disappointment.

All are welcome. For more information telephone Free FM on 07 834 2170.

About us: As the Waikato’s only Access station, Free FM presents 100 radio shows every week ‘by, for, and about’ the community, covering a wide range of interests including youth, health and disability issues, and ethnic affairs. All of Free FM’s 100 broadcasters are volunteers. Tune in 24/7 on 89FM (Waikato-wide), or via the live stream at Selected on-demand podcasts are also available from the website or iTunes.


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