CLOSTER, N.J. -- The Closter Nature Center is sponsoring its first photography show and contest during the month of January.
Open to children and adults, all photos must have been taken at the nature center during any season of the year (past and present). The exhibition will be at the Closter Public Library, 280 High St.
The following rules apply:
- All photos, either color or black-and-white, must not exceed 16" x 20" including a frame. Up to two photos may be entered, with selections made based on judges' choices and space availability. Each photo must have the artist's name, address, e-mail, phone and age (for children) affixed to the back of each entry. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be awarded as determined by a judges' panel. Recipients can select their prize of a Closter Nature Center sweatshirt, hat or T-shirt.
- All participants will pay a $10. entry fee (for up to two photos), as a tax-deductible contribution to the nature center. Harvey & Dot of Westwood has offered a 20 percent discount to anyone using their photo printing services for this exhibition. Owner Barbara DeGraw can be reached at www.harveyanddot.com or 201-497-8151.
- All entries must be received at the library by Wednesday, Dec. 28. For additional information or questions, contact Susan McTigue at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-767-0955.