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The Pumpkins arrive Saturday!

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The “Pumpkin Truck” will arrive at First Congregational Church in Saugus Center tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 23) at 9 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help unload the truck. The Annual Pumpkin Patch will run from Sept. 23 through Halloween, Oct. 31. Pumpkins of all sizes will be displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers are also needed to help staff the various shifts for the selling of pumpkins.

Saugus is one of many communities receiving pumpkins from the Navajo Reservation near Farmington, N.M., working with a program called Pumpkin Patch USA, which coordinates the destination of the pumpkins. The church and the Navajo Reservation both benefit from the pumpkins.

This marks the 21st year that “The Orange Glow” – as some folks like to call it – will return to the church lawn on Hamilton Street, which faces Saugus Town Hall.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Carl Spencer at 781-233-9196 or just stop by and sign up. “The Pumpkin Patch” offers a great way to get in the fall spirit.

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