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Family Fun: All Pikes Peak Reads Mr. Venetucci and the Magic Pumpkin Seeds

Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Date: 10/26/2013
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Description:
 Puppeteer Alanna Jones brings the wonderful story of Mr. Venetucci, local farmer, who freely gave out 50,000 pumpkins per year to Colorado Springs children, starting in the 1950ís. It was his calling to give out pumpkins at Halloween, bringing joy to all children! This tradition of many generations continues still, although the farm is now managed by the Pikes Peak Community foundation. This puppet show is from an original story by local author Donna Guthrie, adapted by Alanna Jones.
Library: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.
Location: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Contact: Christa Funke, Children's Specialist
Contact Number: 597-5377