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Annual Pumpkin Float 2013

Neponset River Greenway
12th Annual Pumpkin Float
Saturday, October 26, 2013
5:30 p.m. registration,
6:00 p.m. float
Pope John Paul II Park
Hallet Street Entrance, Dorchester
Join this Neponset family tradition! Bring your hollow carved jack-o-lanterns and watch them float in Davenport Creek. Halloween costumes encouraged! Pumpkins can be no larger than 8 inches, or they won’t float. At the end of the event, pumpkins are collected for compost and used in Boston's gardens. No registration necessary. Event check-in at Hallet Street entrance to park. Cosponsored by MA DCR.

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Volunteer Opportunity
Pumpkin Float Volunteers
Saturday, October 26, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Volunteer Shift
Pope John Paul II Park
Hallet Street Entrance, Dorchester
Lots of enthusiastic volunteers are needed to pull off this well-loved community event! A great opportunity for youth groups looking for fun community service. Possible volunteer assignments include check-in table, float set up, refreshments and shuttling pumpkins. Contact or 617-542-7696.

BNAN Events

Gardeners Gathering

Spring Planting Festival & Perennial Divide

Neponset River Greenway Festival

Fall Harvest Festival & Perennial Divide

Pumpkin Float

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