Fall Festival and Pumpkin Sale – Volunteers Needed!

This year's Fall Festival is Monday, October 8th, starting at 10:00 am. Come celebrate the Fall season in Brantwood park with your friends and neighbours. You can enjoy the pumpkin sale, pumpkin decorating, apple bobbing, Angry Dragonz  and Mr. Churritos food trucks, BBQ, strolling juggler (10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.), music with Sing Song Party Time (noon - 12:45 p.m.), bouncy castle, obstacle course and more.
While you're there, be sure to purchase your beautiful, big, locally grown jack-o'-lantern pumpkins. Buying your pumpkins at the festival helps support community programming and events. Proceeds will be invested in Old Ottawa East community programs, events and initiatives. Pumpkin prices coming soon. You can pre-order your pumpkin for delivery at info@ottawaeastCAG.ca.

Raindate for the Fall Festival is Saturday, 13 October. To find out if the rain date is in effect please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca after 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.
CAG gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa for the Fall Festival.

We will also need many volunteers to look after:

Face Painting 
Do you have a creative mind and a steady hand? Take one of the face painting shifts (10:00 a.m.- noon or noon- 2:00 p.m.). All materials are supplied.
Requirements: 1 person per shift

Two to three weeks prior to event: Put up provided posters around Old Ottawa East
Requirement: approx 4 people, will need a staple gun and tape

Volunteers are needed to grill and serve! Can you take one of the BBQ shifts, 10:00 a.m.- noon or noon- 2:00 p.m?
Requirement: 2-3 volunteers per shift

Apple Bobbing 
Monitor our apple bobbing station! Shifts are 10:00 a.m.- noon or noon- 2:00 p.m..
Requirements: 1 person per shift

Pumpkin Painting 
Distribute supplies to children who are painting mini pumpkins! Shifts are 10:00 a.m.- noon or noon- 2:00 p.m.
Requirements: 2 people per shift (volunteer with a friend!)

Hot Chocolate 
Prepare thermoses of hot chocolate and drop off at the fieldhouse at the start of the event. Materials provided and to be picked up at Brantwood one afternoon prior to the event.
Requirements: 1 person

To take a pictures of the event on the day and forward to CAG the week after the event for Facebook and the Mainstreeter report. Ensure photo waivers are complete.
Requirement: 1 person

9:15 - 10:00 a.m. - Volunteers are needed at Brantwood Park to set up the event.
Requirements: 2 people

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Volunteers are needed for take down of the event
Requirements: 2 people

Pumpkin delivery
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - a volunteer is needed to deliver pre-ordered pumpkins to addresses in the neighbourhood, will need a car.
Requirement: 1 person 

Pumpkin Sales
Volunteers are needed to take care of volunteer sales from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m. or they sell out
Requirement: 1 or 2 people

Think you can help?  Please email volunteer@OttawaEastCAG.ca

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