VEC Will Host Pumpkin Painting Program

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) will host a pumpkin painting program on Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m.  

Using outdoor paint, youth will be able to create their own, unique Halloween pumpkins. Youth should wear appropriate clothing for these activities. After the program, VEC staff will discuss the “carnivores of the aquarium” at the VEC’s 10,000-gallon aquarium.

For additional information, or to pre-register for the event, call the VEC at (662) 563-8068. Admission is $2.50 for adults ages 18-59, and $2 for youth ages 3-17 and adults over the age of 60.

The VEC is part of the MDWFP’s North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55.

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit MDWFP’s website at www.mdwfp.com or call (601) 432-2212. 

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