CPRL November News
Hayride at Duda's Farm
It was later than usual this year, but on Saturday, October 24, thirteen participants (8 adults and 5 children) spent a day on Duda's Farm in Brownsville, PA. The picnic was ready to start at noon. Due to COVID-19, both food and games were altered this year. Lunch consisted of all packaged foods: Chick Fil-A sandwiches for adults and nuggets for kids, bags of potato chips & cheese balls, cookies, and drinks. Marshmallows for toasting by the campfire were given out by gloved hands. Games were also new this year. There was no jumping in the hay searching for candy (children) or potatoes (adults). This year's games included guessing games for everyone: guess the weight of the pumpkin, how many candies were in the jar, the amount of money in a jar and the total cost for a box of Thanksgiving groceries. The traditional Left/Right game was also played.
Following food, games and toasting of marshmallows, the next part of the afternoon was the hayride. The CPRL group boarded the tractor and after a ride through the farm countryside and sighting many scarecrows, a stop was made in the pumpkin patch. Each person got to pick their own pumpkin.
Upon arriving back at the farm, the last activity was bingo. Several games of regular bingo were played so everyone could win a prize. The final game of bingo was the coverall; the winner received a gift card. This year, the weather was cooler with a breeze (a temperature in the 50's), but it was a perfect day to sit by the campfire.