For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Heather Hafer, Parks Recreation and Waterfront, (510) 981-6714

K - 12th Grade Races & Halloween Carnival

Berkeley, California (Thursday, October 09, 2008) - Are you looking for a fun Halloween event that the whole family can enjoy? Then come join the City of Berkeley for its 2nd Annual Pumpkin Patch Dash!

On Sunday, October 26, 2008, youth in grades Kindergarten-12th can participate in this fun outdoor family event. The event includes a series of youth races (broken into age categories), a Halloween Carnival with fun, interactive games, face painting and a pumpkin drawing contest.

WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2008
              9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
WHERE: Berkeley High School field, located at 1980 Allston Way
WHO: Kids, Kindergarten - 12th Grade
COST: $5.00. T-shirts and goodie bags will be give out to all participants on a first come, first served basis

All participants will be given a certificate and top winners in each category will receive a Berkeley Recreation medal. All participants in the carnival are guaranteed to win a prize. Don't forget to wear your costume!

For more information about the Pumpkin Patch Dash, contact Heather Hafer at 510-981-6714.