August 3rd-7th: Sunflower Week

Monday, August 3rd: Sunflower Chalk Challenge
  • Be creative and draw a sunflower or sunflowers on your driveway or sidewalk!
  • Take a picture of your art work and submit by commenting on our Facebook post with your picture or email the picture of your artwork to by 11:59pm on Wednesday.
  • Voting will take place Thursday-Friday at 10am.
  • The winner will be revealed Friday at Noon!

Wednesday, August 5th: Sunflower Scavenger Hunt
We need your participation for this to be successful! Please leave the Sunflowers up throughout the end of the week and weekend.
  • Step 1: Please color, draw, or print a picture of a sunflower.
  • Step 2: Put the picture up in your window (or anywhere on your property).
  • Step 3: If you have a Facebook, comment in the thread on Thursday where your neighborhood is.
  • Step 4: Go for a walk around your neighborhood to find as many sunflower images as you can!
  • Step 5: Post pictures of you or your family out on the hunt and tag #StayingActiveinTheGrove!
Friday, August 7th: Cottage Grove Parks & Rec Care Package
  • We will post on Facebook at 1pm.
  • The post will include a picture of our care package that will be placed somewhere in the village. 
  • Its up to you to find this care package based on the supplied picture in the 1pm post.
  • The first person to find the care package wins all of the items that are included in the care package box.
  • If you find the care package please post a picture of yourself and the items you have won in the comments of our 1pm Facebook post.