< Back
You are here  >   Home  >  Belmont Public Schools News

Belmont Public Schools News

3rd Annual Halloween Window Decorating Contest

Window Painting

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 from 9am to 3pm

Open to kids in Grades 2-8
Rain date Sunday, October 25th 9am-3pm

Register at
A Chocolate Dream
68 Leonard Street, (617) 484-4119

Register before 6pm Friday, October 16th, the fee is $10 per child/window
After the deadline, the fee is $15 per child/window
Make Checks payable to: BCBA or cash

Window Painting Contest Rules

  • Each artist will be assigned a 20" x 36" space on the outside of a merchant’s window in Belmont Center  
  • Sill, wall, and sidewalk areas below window MUST be covered and taped with newspaper
  • Each artist supplies his or her own tempera (NOT ACRYLIC) paints, brushes, newspaper, rags, and masking tape. All work needs to be done freehand and have a "Halloween" theme  
  • Official rules and regulations will be given out when you register and must be followed closely to avoid disqualification  
  • Windows will be painted on Saturday, October 24th, any time between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. All work must be finished by 3:00 pm  
  • The rain date for painting will be Sunday, October 25, 9am - 3pm. You will receive an email by 8am on Saturday, October 24 if the event will be postponed because of weather-related conditions  
  • Windows are assigned on a first come first served basis. One window will be assigned to each participant. Due to the popularity of this event, we cannot honor requests for specific windows  
  • Prizes will be awarded for each Grade
  • Winners will be notified by email

Members of the Belmont Center Business Association:

Alchemy, A Chocolate Dream, Bells and Whistles, Belmont Citizens Forum, Belmont Dramatic Club, Belmont Farmer's Market, Belmont Historical Society, Belmont Orthodontics, Belmont Savings Bank, Bessie Blue, Cambridge Savings Bank, Champions, Coldwell Banker, East Boston Savings Bank, Hammond Real Estate, Henry Frost Children's Program, Ingram, Rettig & Beaty, Inc., Irresistibles, Kashish, Lawndale Realty, Leon & Company, Nicks, Paprika Kids, Patou Thai, Pilates, Ponte & Chau Consulting, Inc., Rancatore's Ice Cream, Refresh Therapeutic Massage, Revolve, Robert's Salon, Rotary Club of Belmont, Subway, Thirty Petals ,The Toy Shop of Belmont

The BCBA will donate the money raised to the
Foundation for Belmont Education