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Let’s Float Some Pumpkins! — The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will join with the Neponset River Greenway Council and state and local officials on Tuesday, October 16, to kick off the 17th annual Pumpkin Float event at Pope John Paul II Park. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Hallet Street entrance. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costumes and are welcome to bring a carved pumpkin no bigger than 8” in diameter. Organizers will provide lights and floats and will send your creations down Davenport Creek. Pro-tip: arrive about 10 minutes early as the park fills up fast!