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November 5 @ 9:30 am
Don’t toss your Jack-O-Lanterns in the garbage—let us toss them from up high instead! Presented by the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, this free outdoor event gives your carved creations one last hurrah for the Halloween season.
Pumpkin drop-off and outdoor activities start around 9:15 a.m. in Chauncey Swan Park. Pumpkin SPLATS will start at 10 am. We will be throwing the pumpkins off the northwest corner of the parking ramp next to Chauncey Swan Park. Drop off your ghoulish gourd and set up your blanket or lawn chairs nearby to get the best view.
Come for the SPLATS, but stay for outdoor activities, jokes from Pete the Turtle, and treats from FilmScene and New Pioneer Co-op. Our friends from the Iowa City Public Library will also be there with fun activities and their bookmobile.
🎃 PREP YOUR PUMPKIN 🎃
– Pumpkins must be gutted (this is Jack SPLAT, not Jack THUD).
– Please remove candles, artificial lighting, or any other decorations that are in or attached to the pumpkin. This includes stickers, ribbons, and remnants of candle wax inside.
– We compost Jack Splat pumpkins. Ones that have been painted or coated with a preserving sealant should not be added to a compost pile. Pumpkins coated with glitter should not be composted.
More details at theicm.org/event/jack-splat-offsite-2/