Watch out! There goes a zooming zucchini
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.