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REF NO.: 33

SUBJECT: Call for scarecrows at Memorial University Botanical Garden

DATE: Oct. 7

Enter if you dare! This fall the Memorial University Botanical Garden will be decorated with scarecrows and we want to add yours.

The contest is open to everyone — schools, families, individuals, businesses and organizations.

Scarecrows can be delivered to the garden at 306 Mount Scio Rd. any time between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. from Tuesday, Oct.11, to Thursday, Oct. 13.

The scarecrow contest will be on display from Oct. 15-30 and will be judged by popular vote. Winners will be announced on Halloween. For more information and contest details, please visit here.

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For more information, please contact Sarah Halliday, special projects co-ordinator, Memorial University Botanical Garden, at (709) 864-7669 or


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