Friends of Murphy (FOM) is a non-profit fundraising organization to raise funds to help support the students and staff at John B. Murphy Elementary School.

Pumpkin Carving Contest!

If you have not already done so, order your Fall Fest In A Bag to support Athletic Field Park Advisory Council and get an amazing pumpkin and an apple pie.  Once you get your pumpkin, start carving or decorating and share it with the community!

Follow the directions below and display your entry the week of 10/26-10/31 so neighbors can walk through the community and enjoy all the Halloween fun! 

All entries must be received by the end of the day on 10/25 and will be posted on both and Visit and VOTE for your favorites by 10/30! Winners will be announced on Halloween.

Questions? Email

How to Enter:

How to enter: 

  1. Take a picture of your pumpkin, carved or decorated however your heart desires.
  2. Email with a  picture of your entry, entry category (see below), entrant’s first name, and street address. (Names will be used to announce winners, and addresses will be posted alongside entries to encourage the community to go for walks to see the entries.)

Categories:       Most Creative        Funniest        Scariest

 3. Display your pumpkin outside the week leading up to Halloween!


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Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, November 10 at 7pm will be a virtual meeting.

We are still working to help our school & community and support the local arts even though we cannot meet face to face.

Please join us or reach out if you would like to help!