Tinton Falls Community Day Expected to Draw Over 2,500

Annual event will be held Saturday, Oct. 6


Tinton Falls Community Day will return this weekend and is expected to draw over 2,500 people, organizers say.

The 13th annual event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Sycamore Avenue Soccer Complex from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

This year’s Community Day include demonstrations by the local Fire Districts, EMS, Tinton Falls CERT, Tinton Falls Police K9 and Ace Gymnastics. The “Touch a Truck” program, which gives children of all ages the opportunity to get up close with large commercial vehicles, construction equipment and classic cars.

There will be free activities including “Dunk a Cop Tank”, Rolling Video Games, The Fun Bus, a trackless train, spin art, a blow-up obstacle course, a petting zoo, a rock wall climbing, a mechanical bull, and pony rides.

Free food will be donated by Foodtown (Food Circus), Luigi’s restaurant, Applebee’s, Rita’s Italian Ice, A&P Food Market, and New Jersey American Water. Free giveaways will include a television, iPod, t-shirts, books, digital cameras and more. 

The landing of a MONOC Helicopter will be one of the highlights as it will touch down in the middle of the field.

Live music will be provided by the group Mad Man Moon.

“Councilman Steven Schertz, Lt. David Scrivanic and the entire planning committee have outdone themselves this year,” Tinton Falls Mayor Michael Skudera said.  “Many residents including members of the fire districts and emergency services have graciously volunteered their time for this event.”

“Our volunteers and generous sponsors are what make this a truly great event for the Tinton Falls community," Mayor Skudera added.

Planning for Tinton Falls Community Day began in April by the Mayor’s Community Day Committee, which includes Mayor Skudera, Councilman Schertz (committee chairperson), Borough Administrator Gerald Turning Sr., Chief John Scrivanic, Lt. David Scrivanic, Det. Sgt. Scott Trocchia, Recreation Superintendent Sherri Eisele, and Public Works Director Gary Gebele.

Information on becoming a vender or volunteering for the event can be found on the Borough’s website: www.tintonfalls.com.       

Event Sponsors include Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls Donuts LLC,  Jersey Shore Premium Outlets,  Affordable Housing Alliance of NJ,  World Auto Group INC.,  Perennial Restoration Services LLC,  JJK Mobile Entertainment LLC,  Brookdale Community College, Two River Community Bank,  Red Bank Veterinary Hospital,  Tinton Falls Restaurant Inc.,  Archer & Greiner PC, Marie Bonamassa,  Kensington Court,  Monmouth LC Math & reading Academy-trading as-Shrewsbury Kumon Learning Ctr,  Donna & Andrew Cardella,  Tinton Falls Education Center, Tinton Falls Solar Farm LLC, Stavola Contracting, US Black Belt, County Clean, Monmouth Trucking, Rysers Landscaping, Hatteras Press, Tinton Falls Donuts, Caldwell Banking, Allstate Insurance, Merri-Makers @Palumbos, Marron Wellness Center and T&M Associates.

Chris O'Donnell October 02, 2012 at 07:19 PM
I thought 'Touch A Truck" meant last person with a hand on the vehicle wins it. I was ready for a long stay at the soccer complex
Paul October 05, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Chris, "Thought" is the keyword here. The fire department had a special meeting this year about that topic and the conclusion is: They would still like you to bring their fire truck back from last year. Did you not notice the people running after you on the side of the truck as you sped off with their ladder truck? I guess it would be difficult as you were screaming so loud "WooHoo WooHoo I won I won" !!!


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