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Enter Franklin Fire Dept.’s Chalk Art Contest

Free sidewalk chalk is available at the Williamson County Public Library while supplies last, courtesy of Atmos Energy.

In honor of Fire Prevention Week, the Franklin Fire Department is hosting a chalk art contest! Sponsored by Atmos Energy, artists of all ages are invited to enter for a chance to win one of five $100 gift cards.

Use chalk or sidewalk paint to create outdoor art that illustrates the 2022 theme, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” For ideas, rules and more info, click here.

Take a picture and share it on the City of Franklin’s Facebook page with the hashtag #FranklinFire at The entry deadline is Sunday, October 23 at 11:59 p.m.

Winners will be announced the following week, and recognized at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on November 8, 2022.

For more information about the chalk art contest or more Fire Prevention Week activities, including virtual tours of Franklin Fire Department apparatus and stations, visit


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.