Gardner MA Relay for Life – Friday June 10, 2022 at 6pm through Saturday June 11, 2022 until 2pm

Greater Gardner Relay for Life Happening Now through Saturday at 2pm

The Gardner MA Relay for Life is scheduled to run Friday June 10 at 6pm to Saturday June 11 at 2pm at Mount Wachusett Community College off Green Street in Gardner. The event kicks off with a celebration of local cancer survivors. This community-based walk event has been a very successful Gardner event in years past. More information. CLICK HERE.

“Save Lives, Celebrate Lives & Lead the Fight for a World Without Cancer.” American Cancer Society website, CLICK HERE.

Day of Gardner Relay For Life Details – —Theme Hours!

We are so excited for our Theme! “Tune Out Cancer, Tune In Hope” and we have a great day of entertainment and acitvities planned! Friday June 10th
3:30 – 6:00 pm Survivors Reception — 6:00 – 7:00 pm Opening Ceremonies – Torch Run/Lighting/Ribbon Cutting/Survivor Celebration Lap —7:00 – 8:00 pm Party Like it’s the 1980’s —8:00 – 9:00 pm 1950’s Hour —- 9:00 -10:00 pm Luminary Ceremony —– 10:00 – 11:00 pm 1960’s Hour —– 11:00 – midnight Western Hour/ Country Style!

Saturday June 11th —- The sound system will be shut down midnight – 6:00am, but let’s continue with Relay enthusiasm by participating in the theme hours!  12:00- 1:00 am Ghosts and Goblins —1:00 – 2:00 am Goodnight, Sleep tight —-2:00 – 3:00 am Upside Down and Backwards —- 3:00 – 4:00 am Silent Movie Hour —- 4:00 – 5:00 am Wear your airpods and dance on the track while silently listening to music —– 5:00 – 6:00 am Wacky Morning Look —-6:00 am Revelry – Good —-Morning Relayers!! —-6:00 – 7:00 am Strike Out Cancer —-7:00 – 8:00 am When You Wish Upon a Cure —- 8:00 – 9:00 am Let’s Get Physical ~ —- Zumba Party —-9:00 am Caregiver Reception starts in the big white tent —-9:00 – 10:00 am Somewhere over the Rainbow there’s a Cure —- 10:00 – 11:00 am Caregivers Ceremony and Caregiver Lap —- Heroes Lap ~ after ceremony let’s honor all of our Heroes: Military, Health care workers, Fire and Police, Survivors and Caregivers —- 11:00 – 12 noon Rock your Relay Purple wearing Purple gear as we listen to the band “Back to the Garden” perform —- 12 – 1:00 pm Join us at the stage and around the track as we all participate in various line dances —- 1:00 – 2:00 pm Closing Ceremonies will start with special recognition and awards…..torch extinguishing….and a very special LAST LAP for each team to participate in and to “Ring The Bell” when finished just like a cancer patient rings the bell when their Chemotherapy treatment is finished.

Food Vendors! Here are our food vendors and schedule for Relay:

Friday, June 10th: Uncle Joey’s Cannoli’s – 3:00 to Midnight —- Parker House of Pizza – 5:00 Pm to 10:00 PM —Polish Express – 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM —- Tu Antojo Boricua – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM —- Tata’s Fonda – 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday, June 11th: Uncle Joey’s Cannoli’s – 9:00 Am to 2:00 PM —-Parker House of Pizza – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM —-Polish Express – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM —-Tata’s Fonda – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM