Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Looking for an alternative to scary Halloween events? The Great Pumpkin Hunt is fun for the whole family. Spend the afternoon wandering through the woods at Shawnee Prairie Preserve on a scavenger hunt filled with tons of fall goodies. Inside the nature center each child will get a pumpkin to paint and take home. Children are encouraged to wear a costume and receive an extra prize! The Great Pumpkin Hunt will take place on October 22nd at 1pm at Shawnee Prairie Preserve located at 4267 St. Rt. 502 west of Greenville. Pre-registration is required, and a $6 fee is charged. To register for this fun fall event, call the Nature Center at (937) 548-0165. To find out more about the other programs offered by the Darke County Park District, call the office, check out the website at darkecountyparks.org, or make the trip out to visit the park.