CANOE CARNIVAL DANCE PARTY
The Canoe Carnival Dance Party will be Saturday, July 28th at the Medford Lakes Country Club from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight. A spirit award will be given at the Awards Ceremony (August 5th at 5:00 p.m.) to the best represented float group at the Dance Party. Tickets will be $25.00 per person or $45.00 couple or $50.00 at the door. On sale NOW!
CANOE CARNIVAL AWARDS CEREMONY
The Canoe Carnival Awards Ceremony will on Sunday, August 5th at 5:00 p.m. in Vaughan Community House. The results will NOT be posted on the door the night of Canoe Carnival; instead a text will be sent to each float captain.
MARDI GRAS NIGHT
The Medford Lakes Canoe Carnival will host the traditional Mardi Gras Night on Friday, August 3rd. Colonists are invited to come to Beach #1. Lake front homeowners along Lower Aetna Lake are encouraged to decorate their properties with lights for the occasion and prizes will be offered for the best decorated home on Lower Aetna Lake (from the lake view).
If you have a canoe that is not already pledged to Carnival, please bring it down to the beach
and enjoy a preview of the floats as they undergo last minute “touch ups” to prepare for the Carnival.
Also, there will be a live band going around Lower Aetna Lake from
approximately 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. playing some of our favorite songs.
CANOE CARNIVAL – TICKETS FOR THE BEACH
The 2018 Canoe Carnival (CC) is scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Tickets are NOW on sale! The Colony Office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You can purchase tickets at the beaches the night of the Carnival beginning at 7:00 p.m. (if there is space available).
All ticket prices increase by $1.00/ticket the night of the Carnival.
=> For a donation of $7.00, you can get a reserved bleacher seat (with a bleacher & seat #) on Beach #1
=> For a donation of $4.00, you can bring your chair for seating on the beach (i.e. Beaches #1 and #2)
=> For a donation of $2.00, “adults only” can stand on Lower Aetna Dam (Aetna Way) to watch the Parade of Floats
**PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN PUT YOUR CHAIRS ON THE BEACH ON CC DAY (August 4) ANY TIME AFTER 4:00 p.m. NO EARLIER! Any chairs on the beach before 4:00 p.m. will be removed and placed along the fence. Please note that you will be required to wait in line before entering the beach, and chairs alone cannot hold a spot in line!
ALSO, CHAIRS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED CLOSER TO THE WATER THAN 3 FEET. THE WATERS EDGE WILL BE ROPED OFF. THIS SET-UP IS AT THE REQUEST OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT/ EMERGENCY SERVICES & CANOE CARNIVAL!
** KING AND QUEEN OF CARNIVAL & CROWNING **
The Miss Medford Lakes Pageant and the Mr. Medford Lakes Pageant are scheduled for
Friday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m. at Beach #3 (if the weather is inclement, it will be held in Neeta School's APR).
**Please note VOTING for your favorite contestant will begin ...
**Monday, July 23rd at 8:30 a.m. and continue thru Friday, July 27th at 4:30 p.m. in the Colony Office**
Plus Thursday, July 26th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the front of Vaughan Community House.
Every Colonist is entitled to one vote. Just come by the Colony Office with
your current 2018 “White w/ Purple Writing” Activity Card. Each card = one vote. No card = no vote.
**Best wishes to the candidates for Mr. Medford Lakes: Aidan Dowling, Steven Estacio, and Jon Moraglia
**Best wishes to the candidates for Miss Medford Lakes: TriciaLyn Beamer, Andra Carney, Skye Goldman, Cameron Morgan, Karlyle O’Neil, Hannah Pulliam, and Kendall Wolson
CANOE CARNIVAL APPAREL ON SALE
Please support Canoe Carnival by stopping in the Colony Office to buy a Tee Shirt, Tank Top, Cap/Hat, Polo Shirt, Pewter Salt and Pepper Shaker or Beach Towel. Net proceeds are used to pay the security costs associated with hosting Canoe Carnival this August 4th. Kudos to Tom Watters for creating another winner design on the Tee shirts – come on in to see it.