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Pumpkin Decoration Contest

Question: What do skeletons say before they begin dining?
Bone appetit !
Photo Credit: dglassme Flickr via Compfight cc
Photo Credit: dglassme Flickr via Compfight cc

It’s time to get creative and show some Halloween spirit!

Beginning October 21st through October 27th, the library will be hosting the third annual pumpkin decorating contest in the spirit of Patricia Polacco’s book Picnic at Mudsock Meadow.

The event works like this…

The school will provide one pumpkin per family. Pumpkins will be available for pick-up in the school lobby starting Friday, October 21st.

Each family is invited to take home their pumpkin for decorating. The categories are as follows:

  1. Best Character
  2. Best Cultural
  3. Most Creative
  4. Best Carved
  5. Most Healthy
  6. Most Sporty
The sky is the limit — be as innovative and creative as possible. Props, accessories, clothes, etc can be incorporated into your design.

On Thursday morning, October 27th, families should deliver pumpkins to school and place them on the special tables in the hall leading to the school door. Pumpkins will remain on display at school for public viewing and judging.  Please be sure to label your pumpkin with your family’s names.

After school on  Friday 28th, families are asked to take their pumpkins to the Fall Festival venue for display, or back home for trick-o-treating. Best Pumpkin Decorating winners will be announced at the Fall Festival.

Have fun and happy pumpkin carving!