The public is invited to join Whitson Elementary and the Washington Reading Corps at their first literacy event of the year.
The Pumpkin Patch Reading Frenzy will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Meadows Mt. View Farms Pumpkin Patch.
The event is designed to help gather community support and educate parents in how important it is to read with children at home and school.
There will be fun for all, free books, free prizes, hay ride, face painting, free snacks, crafts, reading and singing.