This year the Sweet Pea Festival is sponsoring a T-shirt art contest, as well as their traditional poster contest. First prize for the T-shirt design is $500; there is also a youth category with a $100 prize. The prize for best poster is $1000. More information and application forms are on the Sweet Pea web site. Deadlines are April 23 for the T-shirt contest and April 30 for the poster contest. That’s for receipt of mailed entries. Hand-delivery is possible until 4pm the follwoing day in each case. See the applications for details.