The Antelope Valley Desert Divers (AVDD) and the City of Palmdale will present the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 to 12 noon at Courson Park Pool, 38266 10th St. East in Palmdale.
The fee for the contest is $5 per person. Registration is available at www.PlayPalmdale.com. All participating divers must be 10 years of age or older and be in possession of their valid C card before being allowed to dive. Pre-cleaned pumpkins and carving implements will be provided. Pumpkins must be carved with the carving implements provided.
Poolside pumpkin carving will be available for participants 5 to 10 years of age. Spectators are welcome to watch for free.
Prizes will be awarded for the best three examples of pumpkin art.
“Come celebrate Halloween and join us for a one-of-a-kind event,” said Palmdale Recreation Supervisor Randy Autry.
For more information, visit www.avdesertdivers.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 661/267-5611.