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Pumpkin Smash 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Bring your pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns and gourds for a smashing good time!  You smash them - and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for city parks and green spaces. Join us for refreshments, activities, and more!

Rain or shine. 

Can't make it to Pumpkin Smah 2017? You can bring your jack-o-lanterns to a food scrap drop-off site near you! For a map of food scrap drop-off sites, visit

If you'd like your pumpkin(s) to be picked up, please e-mail by November 3, 2017. 

Special thanks to the 300 West 23rd, 22nd, 21st Street Block Association and West 400 Block Association 21st, 22nd & 23rd Streets for help in event coordination. 



10th Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets
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NYC Compost Project, funded by NYC Sanitation

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