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Morton Chalk Challenge will be held June 24th from 8am to 9pm.
Featuring 3D Artist, Shaun Hays.

 Chicago Chalk Champ Shaun Hays Featured Artist for Morton Sidewalk Chalk Challenge

 Chicago Chalk Champ Shaun Hays will be a part of the Morton Sidewalk Chalk Challenge on Saturday June 24th from 8am to 9pm. Shaun is a 3D artist who travels around the nation as a motivational speaker and speed artist. He specializes in 3D creations. You can check out Shaun’s work at

Morton Sidewalk Chalk Challenge is a sidewalk art contest open to the public on Saturday, June 24th. Registration fees are $20 for 18 and over, $10 for 17 to 5 years of age; 4 and under are free. Pre-Registration is appreciated to make sure we have enough supplies for all participants. Check in begins at 8am on Saturday and artists are welcome to begin any time after checking in.  Chalk pastels will be provided as the medium and ample space to create a temporary, but colorful piece of art.  You may bring your own chalk.

Artists will be allotted a section of pavement in our newest parking lot in downtown Morton between Main and Plum St.  You can choose the size of your creation. You may fill the whole space or just part of it.  Sidewalk Chalk, Cold water, and snacks will be provided, but you can bring your own if you so desire.  Cash Prizes will be awarded in age categories. Kids -8 and Under; Juniors-9-13; Teens-14-17; Adults-18 & over. Judging will begin at 3pm with prizes awarded at 5pm.  You can register HERE or pick up an application at Morton Library or the Tourism Office at 200 S. First Ave., Morton.

The public is invited to view the art from 5 to 8pm, bring the family down for dinner, and enjoy live music and kid’s art activities. For more information, please contact: Susan Pyles 309-266-5135 OR

There is still time to order a brick for the Memorial plaza in memory of a loved one or to show your support for this great gathering place by having your family name on a brick.

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Bingo Every thursday

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Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza.