Dover Place Senior Living Community, 1203 Walker Road, will host its annual Halloween Hoopla pumpkin decorating contest.

Members of the community are encouraged to create and display a spooky, creative, unique or goofy real or fake pumpkin for the ninth annual Great Pumpkin event, to be judged at the Trick or Treat event set for 10 a.m. Oct. 19.

Pumpkins will be accepted at Dover Place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18. Pumpkins can be carved, painted or decorated as desired. Attach name/organization and phone number to the back of the pumpkin. Winning pumpkins will be photographed and announced in the Dover Post on Oct. 30.

RSVP to Kyla Gleockler at or 735-8800.