To welcome 2012 Skate America to Kent, and Sweet Themes Bakeryare holding a kids’ coloring contest. Open to children 10 and under, the coloring contest invites Kent area kids to color one of three skating-themed pictures. Parents and kids should take their colored pictures to Sweet Themes Bakery at 317 W. Meeker St. during normal business hours to have their pictures displayed in the bakery’s windows.


1)  Children ages 10 and under are eligible to enter the contest. One entry per person. Contest dates:  Oct. 1 – Oct. 12


2)  Download the Skating America coloring sheets. There are three to choose from. Coloring sheets can also be picked up at Sweet Themes Bakery (317 W. Meeker St., Kent) during normal business hours. See for hours.


3)  Children should color in their selected picture and list their name, age and parent or adult’s email address (to notify winners) on the back. Crayon, markers, colored pencils and watercolors are suggested materials. Bring completed pictures it to Sweet Themes Bakery (317 W. Meeker St., Kent) to be displayed in the bakery’s windows.


4)  Pictures will be divided into two separate categories, children ages 6 to 10 and ages 5 and under, and will be judged based on creativity and neatness.


5)  Winners will be selected on Sat., Oct. 13 and notified that day via email. The winner in each group will receive two tickets to the Skate America Skating Spectacular at 6 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 21! Runners up in each category will receive gift cards to Sweet Themes Bakery.




Single Girl Skater

Single Boy Skater

Skating Pair