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Sonoma Community Center hosts “The Great Pumpkin Party”


Following the long-standing tradition of bringing the community together through creative experiences for all ages, the Sonoma Community Center will host The Great Pumpkin Party on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The event will be a free opportunity to celebrate the Fall season through crafts, music, refreshments, and a carved pumpkin contest.

Adults and children are invited to bring their already carved and/or decorated pumpkins to be entered into the Pumpkin Contest.

For those who would like to try their hand at something creative at the event, the center will house crafting stations for participants of all ages to decorate a provided small gourd or pumpkin, a blank face mask, or a Halloween eye mask. Community members will also have the chance to participate in a communal art project by decorating a large seasonal pumpkin together.

“I love that the community has an official destination for all their Fall and Halloween seasonal celebrations,” said Eric Jackson, Creative Programs Manager of Sonoma Community Center. “Just like our November 1 Public Altar Lighting Ceremony, this Pumpkin Party gives us a chance to safely come together and commemorate the changing of our seasons in a festive new way.”

Seasonally appropriate refreshments will be available to purchase and the entertainment will include classic Halloween music and the opportunity to view the Peanuts classic 1966 Halloween special, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

Because materials and supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, it is recommended that attendees arrive by the start time to enjoy the full experience. Costumes are optional, but encouraged.

To learn more about this and other upcoming events at the Sonoma Community Center, visit sonomacommunitycenter. org, or call the main office (707) 938-4626 x1, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.