If you were mayor, what would you do to improve your community? What would your ideal community look like?
Share your vision in Oakdale’s “If I were Mayor…” art and essay contest. Be creative! Paint a picture, create a sculpture, take a photograph, or write an essay depicting what makes Oakdale a great place to live, work and play, or what you would do to make Oakdale even better. Entries will be included in the "If I were Mayor" exhibit on display at the Oakdale Discovery Center art gallery during the month of March 2020.
Who: Contest is open to youth in grades K-12 that live or attend school in Oakdale.
What: Submissions can be any creative medium, including but not limited to, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, written essay, etc.
When: Submissions are due February 7, 2020 at 4:30PM. Submissions can be dropped off at City Hall, 1584 Hadley Avenue N., or the Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Avenue N.
Winners: one winner will be chosen in each of three age groups: elementary school, middle school, and high school. Winners will have an opportunity to speak at the gallery reception and be recognized at the council meeting on March 10, 2020.