Creating a Halloween masterpiece

It did not take long for 105 pumpkins to receive a fresh coat of paint on Thursday evening as the Meigs County Public Library hosted its annual pumpkin painting night. Children’s Program Director Emily Saunders said that the evening started out with 105 blank pumpkins, with maybe 1 or 2 not having been painted on just a few minutes into the activity. Kids of all ages gave their orange or green pumpkins a new color or design. While some decided to paint the entire pumpkin a different color, such as white or green, others painted faces, flowers or other designs on their pumpkin. The library hosts several family activities, like pumpkin paining, throughout the year. Other popular activities include gingerbread house making and Valentine box making.