Relay for Life to be held soon
Updated 9:44 pm, Sunday, June 10, 2012
The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in New Milford will be held June 16-17.
The walk-a-thon event, will take place at Sarah Noble Intermediate School on Sunny Valley Road, will kick off with opening ceremonies June 16 at 6 p.m.
Below is a list of happenings related to the event:
As part of the celebration, there will be a relay cupcake challenge.
Cupcakes may be submitted for amateur and professional -- defined as anyone who makes cupcakes to sell -- categories.
Contestants must submit a minimum of a dozen cupcakes for judging.
Cupcakes should be decorated to reflect this year's Relay theme -- "TV Land" -- or the overall Relay theme of "Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back."
Entries should be delivered to the school's cafeteria entrance June 16 by 3 p.m.
A card with the entrant's name, phone number and category should be included.
Judging will take place during the survivor dinner that day at 4 p.m.
A variety of activities are planned for the Relay.
The tentative schedule will include a survivor dinner, the cupcake challenge and a demonstration by the New Milford VFW Color Guard at 4 p.m.; a belly dancing demonstration with Rakshanda Rya at 5 p.m.; opening ceremonies, featuring the Color Guard, the singing of the National Anthem by Curtis T and survivor and caregiver laps at 6 p.m.; acoustic rock music by the Traveling Danburys at 7 p.m.; Zumba with Amity LaFantano of Phys-Ed Health and Performance at 8 p.m.; a luminaria ceremony, laps and a slide show at 9 p.m.; music by singer/songwriter Kristen Erritt at 10 p.m.; and karaoke with Mama Tess at 11 p.m.
For more information about the event, visit www.relayforlife.org/newmilfordct.