9th Great Pumpkin Hunt set for Oct. 23

The Huntington Parks and Recreation Department will hold its ninth annual Great Pumpkin Hunt at Hier's Park on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a coloring contest and costume contest inside Heritage Hall.

The search for the Great Pumpkin begins at 7:30 p.m., with children invited to search the park in the dark for candy-filled orange and black eggs. Children need to bring a bag and a flashlight.

One Great Pumpkin prize - a bicycle - will be awarded in each of three age groups: 3 and younger, 4-7 and 8 and older. Some eggs will also contain other prizes from local restaurants and Halloween goodies.

In case of rain, the hunt will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact the parks department at 358-2323.