The voting will take place online only. Go to www.news-sentinel.com. In the navigation bar, click on Entertainment and then on the link for the Big, Big Movie Night Awards contest. (The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences won't let us use the “O” award word in a contest.) Entries are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 22. The winner will be announced Feb. 25 in The News-Sentinel, at www.news-sentinel.com and via www.facebook.com/thenewssentinel and Twitter at newssentinel. In the event of a tie, we will put the names of entrants with the most correct answers in a drawing, and one winner will be picked. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of northeast Indiana to win. Choose one nominee per category, and please vote one time only.Hotel guests who visit central Indiana this winter will get a look at Fort Wayne's Science Central, which is on the cover of the Travel Indiana Winter 2013 issue and in an article titled, “Touring the state is child's play,” by Rebecca Wood. The magazine is published by HNE Media of Indianapolis.Anyone who would like a backyard makeover may enter the national Dream Backyard Makeover Contest for a chance to win a $70,000 makeover. Homeowners should visit www.dreambackyardmakeover.com to submit a photo and 200-word description about why their backyard is most deserving. Deadline is April 22 via Facebook.
Finalists will be selected, and on April 23, voting will open for one week on Archadeck's Facebook page.
The winner will be announced in May.
Second and third places will receive the renovation of an existing deck or patio, courtesy of Archadeck, and the installation of an outdoor lighting system provided by outdoor Lighting Perspectives.
For more information, visit www.northeastern-indiana.archadeck.com.