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.

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