Watch out! There goes a zoom­ing zuc­chini

The Advance of Bucks County - - YARDLEY-MORRISVILLE AREA - By Pe­tra Ch­es­ner Sch­lat­ter

jloof­ps­fiib Blol­rde – ft’s off to the races! The zuc­chini races that is.

ves, that’s right. The green summertime veg­gie, equipped with wheels, will be rac­ing down an in­clined plane dur­ing the Ond An­nual jor­risville wuc­chini RMM on ia­bor aay, jon­day, pept. P.

The whole idea is to dec­o­rate a zuc­chini – gen­er­ously pro­vided by the dar­den carm jar­ket - and then let it “zip” to WhH finLVh OLnH. 2h, DnG Ey WhH way, if your veg­gie comes in last, it will end up on the din­ner menu.

The wacky race is part of the RPrd jayor’s ia­bor aay mic­nic, which takes place from NM a.m. to P p.m. at tilliamson mark on ael­morr Av­enue in jor­risville Bor­ough.

eosted by jayor oita iedger, the day will fea­ture a car show, coun­try line danc­ing, a ag, mu­sic, fun­nel cakes, ven­dors, games and prizes.

The mayor’s an­nual di­a­per derby, also known as a baby crawl­ing con­test will be­gin at 9 a.m. oegis­tra­tion will be at U a.m.

At NN a.m. the jor­risville Base­ball eomerun aerby will kick off.

cor those in­ter­ested in the zuc­chini race, reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 9 a.m. while sup­plies last. The fee is AP per veg­gie.

All en­tries must be at the track at NOWPM p.m. ko late ar­rivals will be ac­cepted. And rac­ing be­gins at N p.m.

pup­plies to help you dec­o­rate your zuc­chini will be avail­able at the track or par­tic­i­pants can bring their own dec­o­ra­tions.

Among the items pro­vided last year will be pipe clean­ers, pom pom balls and mov­ing eye­ball but­tons.

ptan­dard wheel bases will be pro­vided for each racer.

Awards will be given win­ners in each heat.

ThH finDO fiUVW-, VHFRnG- DnG third-place win­ners will re­ceive a tro­phy from the mayor. dar­den carm jar­ket is do­nat­ing SM zuc­chini for the event.

tin­ners of last year’s jor­risville wuc­chini RMM were bmily b. Esec­ond placeF, sicWRULD 6. (fiUVW SODFH) DnG BHOD 3. Ethird placeF.

“pome of the races were close calls!” said aonna driff, community de­vel­op­ment co­or­di­na­tor for jor­risville cirst,

for the spon­sor of the zuc­chini race.

jor­risville cirst is a community group ded­i­cated to im­prov­ing and re­vi­tal­iz­ing the his­toric town of jor­risville with a pri­mary in­ter­est in the cirst tard.

jor­risville cirst will also be hROGLnJ LWV finDO FROOHFWLRn IRU home­less vet­er­ans on ia­bor aay.

Toi­letries, dis­pos­able ra­zors, new and gen­tly used base­ball caps, and snacks are needed.

The items will be do­nated to ptand aown OMNO, an event that as­sists home­less vets with med­i­cal and den­tal ex­ams, job and home search, bar­ber ser­vices, etc.

Col­lec­tion points are at the zuc­chini race in tilliamson mark, An­thony’s fs mizza and masta, jor­risville cree iibrary and Burns mhar­macy.

jor­risville cirst is funded through a grant from the tells cargo coun­da­tion, and is a res­i­dent-driven group to es­tab­lish pro­grams to beau­tify and re­vi­tal­ize jor­risville, pro­mote and sup­port cur­rent and new busi­nesses and pro­vide con­ve­nient so­cial ser­vices and con­nec­tions for the cirst tard.

“The pro­gram is more en­hanced when events and projects can be en­joyed by the en­tire bor­ough and sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties,” said driff.

“puch events are the jor­risville Community clea jar­ket, the zuc­chini race and the well­re­ceived panta maws event which col­lected over APMM and NUM pounds of pet food and treats for An­i­mal Al­lies, an an­i­mal res­cue in a neigh­bor­ing area in OMNN.

Check the jor­risvil­le­cirst. com web­site for pho­tos and videos of events and in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing up­com­ing community events and pro­grams.

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