TOWNSHIP OF MONTGOMERY
Mayor Patricia Graham
Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska
|FRIDAY, September 16, 2016
FUNFEST '16 - don't miss it!
With more than two hundred booths showcasing local businesses, art, contemporary crafts, culinary delights, helicopter rides, hot air balloon ride, games of chance, live entertainment, expanded inflatable rides and games area for children, the Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, September 25th from 12-5 will be a day of fun for everyone. This second annual community festival is free to local residents and visitors from surrounding communities. Last years event had over 10,000 attendees! Come out and join the Fun at Princeton Airport!
Montgomery FunFest is truly a community centered event. The opening ceremony will commence with the Montgomery Township High School band performing the Star Spangled Banner, opening remarks by Montgomery Township officials and Jean Robinson, the MBA President and FunFest Chair. The MHS Drum line will then lead the march to the festivities!
Montgomery FunFest will include a variety of food vendors serving everything from lobster to funnel cakes. Feast upon sushi, BBQ, gyro, falafel, Chinese food, bacon, wood fired pizza, ice cream, kettle corn, cheesecake on a stick, and pastries. The Radio 101.5 Van will be at the MBA Welcome tent from 1-3 p.m. where school groups, local taekwondo clubs, and dance studio students will showcase their talents. Two stages of live music featuring local bands Acoustic Road, The Shaxe, Fitz and the Cats, and GoodWorks. Attendees will enjoy games of skill, children's activities, helicopter rides, and inflatable obstacle courses. Montgomery Business Association members will be selling merchandise and many will be offering free gifts. In addition to fire trucks, planes, helicopters, and classic cars on display, attendees can even end the day with a balloon ride!
FunFest is being produced by the Montgomery Business Association (MBA) comprised of your "Shop Local" area businesses, many of whom are local residents. The event's featured Platinum Sponsors are Honda of Princeton and the Princeton Packet. Silver Sponsors include St. Charles Borromeo Church, Volition Wellness, Princeton Airport, Re/Max, Princeton Sun and Frank Veronsky Photography. Sponsorships in-kind provided by Montgomery Township, Hilton Realty, Rambling Pines Day Camp and Blooms of Montgomery.
"Our goal is to create a town tradition that local residents would not think to miss. We appreciate that so many local business members, restaurants, and community organizations are contributing to the event's success," says MBA President and FunFest chair Jean Robinson and executive director of Volition Wellness Solutions. She added that "Last year's FunFest enabled the Montgomery Business Association to award five $1000 scholarships to graduating MHS students Brandon Chang, Sreya Chhugani, Scarlett Bekus, Adriana Hong and Samir Jadev and to donate $2,500 to Crawford House. We hope to be even more successful this year, with even more scholarships!"
9-11 Blood Drive Sept. 16 -
A 9-11 blood drive is being held today in Montgomery to honor our emergency services volunteers.
Your single donation of blood can help save up to 3 lives!
No appointment necessary.
Friday, September 16
Otto Kaufman Community Center
356 Skillman Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
Time: 1:00 pm -6:00 pm
Enter Sponsor Code: MontgTwpOKCC
Be a local hero and give the gift of life! Blood supplies often decrease in the summer months.
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