Children of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program at Carlisle learned about nutrition at a group meeting on Oct 9. "Today is Monday," by Eric Carle, was read and retold by home instructor Kathleen Weems using flannelboard characters. Activities for the children included decorating a pumpkin and making healthy snacks with a Halloween theme. HIPPY children at the meeting were Summer Parks, Shelbi Melcher, Luke Caviness, Chad McCrary, Jackson Ellis , Hollie Scott , Kylie McClain, Nathan Butler , Alex Ruiz , Kimora Bogard, William Corter and Brody Martin. The next HIPPY group meeting was Nov. 13.