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Memorial Day Picnic- 3rd Annual

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Memorial Day Picnic- 3rd Annual

Time: May 25, 2009 from 11am to 8pm
Location: Loantaka Park- South Street Rec Area
Street: 480 South Street
City/Town: Morristown
Website or Map: http://njyperks.com/Loantaka-…
Event Type: morris county, social, athletic
Organized By: Laura Occhipinti
Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2009

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Event Description

Join us for our 3rd Annual Memorial Day Picnic. This year we have moved the picnic to a new spot that is right in Morristown! We will have a smaller "shelter" area but that just means more sun. The baseball field will be a lot closer to the picnic area plus parking is going to be much more convenient. If you have never attended one of our holidays picnics now is the time. They are low cost but TONS of fun!

Here are the Labor Day '08 Pictures and the Memorial Day '08 Pictures by Daniel Hedden.


RSVP (to the right) and we will let you know when tix are almost gone, when prices are going up, if there are any changes, etc.

What to bring:
Play- kickballs, softballs, bats, mitts, wiffle ball set, Frisbees, water guns, etc.
Relax- blankets, beach chairs, music
Consume- Food to share! Think burgers, buns, pasta salads, fruit salads, hummus, salsa and chips, brownies, etc. PLUS charcoal, aluminum foil, lighter fluid, ice, coolers, beverages, napkins, plates, WE BOUGHT AN ALCOHOL PERMIT SO BYOB.

Shared Table:
We will set up a "Share" table where food, condiments, drinks, plates, cups, etc. that you want to share with everyone can be placed. It would be awesome if everyone can LIST what they are going to bring to share when you RSVP on www.NJYP.org. Last year we ended up with about 1000 napkins! Try to spend about $10 on the food/items you bring to be fair.

Schedule:
11:00 Picnic registration begins (you will need a wrist band)
1:00 We take over the softball field
8:00 They kick us out of the park

Member Cost:
$10 by 5-6-09
$15 from 5-6-09 to 5-20-08
$20 after 5-20-08 and at the door

Non-Member Cost:
$20 online and at the door

Premium Member Cost:
$5 by 5-6-09
$10 from 5-6-09 to 5-20-08
$15 after 5-20-08 and at the door

All sales are final.
Please do NOT print your tickets, your name will be at the door.

About Loantaka Park:
Charcoal grills will be available (BYO charcoal and tin foil and cleaners).
2 electrical outlets will be available.
We will have a small shaded shelter area where we will mostly keep all of the food and supplies. There will be MANY picnic tables for us to share right outside of the shelter.
Leashed pets are welcome (yes, they must wear a leash so we don't get fined).
PICTURES of the South Street Recreational Area and here is some more Information on the park itself.

Rain:
Heavy/consistent rain will cancel this event and tickets will be refunded.

Directions:
Using Google Maps, look up this address 480 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960.
Or use the park map and look for the South Street Recreational Area. If the lot is full you will have to find another lot and walk over. Perhaps print the map out so you can navigate around the park and please try to carpool.
Do not park illegally or they will tow your car.

How to find the Group:
Once you arrive at the sheltered area look for the NJYP registration table (sign and black tablecloth). All attendees will be given wristbands to wear all day.

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Comment by Tonye on May 25, 2009 at 12:32pm
A frisbee and probably soda and some type of snacks.
Comment by Katy on May 25, 2009 at 10:46am
Lighter fluid, matches (If I can find them), softball metal bat, ball, little water guns, and anything else I can find that people might not be bringing. See y'all there!!
Comment by Greg on May 25, 2009 at 10:43am
I'll bring beer, a cooler with ice.
Comment by Paul Golda on May 25, 2009 at 10:36am
beer and burgers
Comment by Craig Wall on May 25, 2009 at 8:12am
Rebecca: Check your profile page comments. :)

(Last time someone left a comment for me, I didn't get a notice, so I didn't know it was there until I happened to view my own profile haha)
Comment by Christopher Dingman on May 25, 2009 at 6:23am
anyone from middlesex/monmouth county want to carpool?
Comment by NorthNJDavid on May 25, 2009 at 12:47am
Dessert of some sort
Comment by Steve Feuss on May 25, 2009 at 12:23am
and (if there's any left) maybe some ice if ya'll are lucky!
Comment by Steve Feuss on May 25, 2009 at 12:22am
Not too many people mentioned soda, so I'll grab a few cases... :)
Comment by Eridania on May 24, 2009 at 10:12pm
I will be bringing:
1) Rotini chicken primavera pasta salad
2) Tostitos scoops with chuncky tomatoe salsa
3) 24 water bottles
? for now. :)

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