WHAT: Monrovia city firefighters will drop 12 carved pumpkins from high atop a ladder that extends from a fire engine at Bradoaks Elementary School, scattering candy across the ground for children to collect in treat bags.

Two pumpkins will be dropped per grade level during the event, which is sponsored by the Bradoaks PTA.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9 a.m.

WHERE: Bradoaks Elementary School, 930 E. Lemon Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

DETAILS: The participation of parents and community members is central to Bradoaks Elementary’s mission and vision, which states, “The involvement of parents, businesses, and the community as part of our team will strengthen the positive learning experience of our students.”

MEDIA: For on-site event information, contact Andrea Garcia at (909) 273-9840.