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Pumpkin Smash

November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pumpkin Smash event at Prairie Lakes Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10:00a to 2:00 p
Community members are encouraged to bring their pumpkins, jack-o’-lanterns, and gourds to compost at the City of Des Plaines and Des Plaines Park District Pumpkin Smash.
Painted pumpkins are fine, but we kindly ask that any non-biodegradable materials be removed: 
  • Candles 
  • Googly Eyes 
  • Stickers 
  • Plastic
  • Yarn 


Prairie Lakes Commmunity Center
Prairie Lakes Community Center 515 E. Thacker Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
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