Pumpkin painting

Photo by Gabriel Goodwin
Jason Williams (left), 9, and Angel Lemus, 9, paint their pumpkins to resemble an Angry Bird and Jack Skellington, from “Nightmare Before Christmas,” during the Melvindale Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest Saturday. Williams and Lemus, along with 13 other children, painted pumpkins to be displayed around the library, 18650 Allen Road. The top three pumpkins will win $15, $10 and $5 gift cards, respectively. The voting continues through Monday and the winner will be announced the same day.