Scenes From Community Pumpkin Patch At IHM Oct. 16-31

The Community Pumpkin Patch opened for business Friday afternoon on the front lawn of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church (IHM) at 3700 Trinity Dr. The event runs through Oct. 31 and features pumpkins and gourds for sale, a maze and selfies. Funds raised support youth activities at the parish. The Community Pumpkin Patch is open 1-7 p.m. daily and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. Everyone must follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask at all times. Photo by John McHale/

Zach, left, and brother Wyatt like this pumpkin for Halloween carving. Photo by John McHale/

Lots and lots of pumpkins to choose from and shoppers should be sure to bring a camera as there are many fun photos to take at this event. Photo by John McHale/

Mila Padilla stays busy selecting just the right pumpkins. Photo by John McHale/

Evelyn Forbes, left, and Olivia Dong discuss which pumpkin to buy, but can’t decide so eventually buy all six. Photo by John McHale/

Laila Padilla stops to shop as she walks through the maze area Friday at IHM. Photo by John McHale/

Marilyn Yeamans takes her time selecting just the right pumpkin. Photo by John McHale/

Zach and Wyatt race their way through the maze Friday at IHM. Photo by John McHale/

The Community Pumpkin Patch underway at IHM through Oct. 31 offers many opportunists for photos. Isaac Salazar positions his family for a portrait Friday in the photo booth area. Photo by John McHale/