The first ever Edgewater Chalk Art Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, to raise money for Swift Elementary School.

All are invited to create "temporary masterpieces" on the sidewalks of Berwyn Avenue near the Kitchen Sink, at 1107 W. Berwyn Ave.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: The Natural World, Cityscapes, Good Vibes, 3D and Freakin' Blowout Creative (a catch-all category).

All proceeds will go directly to Swift Elementary School.

A Sidewalk 'canvas' can be bought in the following sizes and prices:

• 10-foot by 10-foot: $20

• 10-foot by 5-foot: $15

• 5-foot by 5-foot: $10