With squeals of joy and amid cheers from onlookers, an Oceanside woman climbed into a hollowed-out giant pumpkin Friday and made a successful launch in her next-door neighbors' swimming pool, reports the North County Times.
"It's working," yelled a delighted Norma Bachert as she paddled her pumpkin around the pool in the Grace Street yard of Rocky and Kathy Magerkurth.
"I'm not taking on any water and I thought it would tip over," she hollered.
This Halloween there are numerous events happening around the county. NBC's Whitney Southwick highlights one of the events and is joined by a local dietitian that have suggestions for families about the importance of making the right food choices as well as tips on how to ensure a healthy Halloween. Some tips include: have the kids eat healthy before leaving the house, and set boundaries of how many pieces of candy they can eat while trick-or-treating.