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Fun Day 2012

Logo designed by Ashley Durgin!


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9am Parade Grand Marshals: Kathy and Clark Whittier
Participants line up at White Pine Community Church Ministry Center on Route 9. Parade proceeds to Route 115, ending at the Village Green.
After Parade Opening Ceremony Presentation of the flag and awarding of the 2012 North Yarmouth Distinguished Citizens award to Clark and Kathy Whittier!
After Opening Ceremony Games, Vendor and Food Booths Open Something for kids of all ages!
10am - 3pm The Convincer     Still not convinced that safety belts save lives? Climb aboard the "Seat Belt Convincer" and experience the impact of a low-speed crash. Buckle up and be ready for a quick stop as your "car" impacts at 5mph. This "Crash course" in physics will convince you that safety belts really work. Demonstrations courtesy of Rick Tarr of Atlantic Partners EMS.
10am - 1pm     Tie-dying Re-live the colorful 60s at your tie-dying station! Bring something to jazz up with funky colors, and for $3 (Fun Day Dollars accepted!) we'll provide the supplies and the know-how. If you want a really cool souvenir, 2012 Fun Day t-shirts will be on sale for $10 (while supplies last). We made the t-shirts white this year for maximum tie-dyable grooviness!
10am 317 Main Student Ensemble 317 Main Street Community Music Center in Yarmouth is a communitybased teaching and gathering place for people of all ages and musical abilities. 317 Main offers private and group instruction on 10 different instruments, including voice. The 317 Main Student Ensemble is one of several student ensembles that practice together on a regular basis and perform at various community events. Please join us Sunday, September 9, at Skyline Farm for the 8th Annual HenryFest outdoor music festival.
10:30am Diaper Derby This is a fun-filled event for crawlers and toddlers up to 3 years old and their families. All participants must be registered 15 minutes before start of Derby. Registration forms available on the website's Forms page or at the Information Booth on the day of the event. Organized by Rose Garden Preschool. Fee: $5. Trophies and participation prizes awarded!
10:30 - 1:30 Face Painting Especially fun for the little ones! Amazing personal artwork courtesy of Gail Strattard.
11am - 12pm Dog agility and training demo Liz Langham, CPDT, of Tree Frog Farm presents a demonstration and techniques for dog training.
12pm - 12:45pm The Wicked Good Band (Set#1) Genuine Maine icons, the Wicked Good Band has achieved cult status in Maine as the master of Maine musical satire. The band has been performing in front of Maine audiences since its members were in a high school jug band at Deering High in Portland. They’ve played at concerts, festivals, and events all over Maine, and in such foreign lands as New Hampshire and Washington, DC. They have appeared on national TV and local cable access.
12:45pm Horseshoe Tournament Hosted by Rob Wood. Two-person teams must be registered by 12pm. Registration forms available on the website's Forms page or at the Information Booth on the day of the event. Pay $5 per player. Cash prizes!
12:45pm Bucket Shuttle Run up and down Route 115 with a leaky bucket and help your team reach their goal first! Hosted by Firefighters for Kids.
1:15pm - 2:00pm The Wicked Good Band (Set#2) See above!
2pm - 2:30pm Hardcore Hooping  Try hardcore hula hooping with Tracy Tingley, aka the Hula Hoop Lady. Learn some new tricks that will get you moving your feet and your hips! Visit for more information.
2pm - 3pm "Decades of Style" hair and make-up TENT open The Shear Joy crew is back to do it again! This time they’ll help you achieve a classic look from the past for the “Decades of Style” fashion show! Flappers of the 20s... flower children of the 60s... disco craze of the 70s... materialism of the 80s... they’ll help you achieve the look you want with hair and make-up! It’s going to be a runway of fun and style! Sign up early at the Information Booth, because the number of contestants will be limited. Feel free to bring an article of clothing that fits the era you select. Shear Joy will do the rest!!
2:30pm - 3pm Disco Dancing with Moe Lucey Catch “Saturday Afternoon Fever” as Moe Lucey takes us back in time to when disco ruled the dance floor and polyester jump suits were cool!
3pm - 3:30pm Shear Joy "Decades of Style" Fashion show Strut your stuff on the bandstand and show off your “new classic” style from a past decade. See above for more information.
3:30pm - 4:30pm Old-Fashioned Races Travel back to a simpler time and let the kids work up an appetite for the Bean Supper! Three-legged races, sack races, egg-and-spoon races, etc...
3:30pm - 4:30pm North Yarmouth Walkabout Join other residents and the Economic Development and Sustainability Committee to walk town properties, from the Village Green, along the Ristisch Trail, to an overlook at Cassidy Pit. Discuss ideas and brainstorm about our Town Center. Meet at the Band Stand.
5pm - 6:30pm Bean Supper Served in the Fire Barn. Eat either inside the fire barn or outside on the picnic tables. Beans, sides, and desserts proudly prepared by North Yarmouth Fire Department & Auxiliary. Dig in and help support our fire fighters!

Moon Bounce House - 5 minutes per ticket - no prizes awarded for this one. Run by volunteers from Averill Insurance!
Ring Toss - run by volunteers from Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union!
Bucket Bonanza - run by volunteers from Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union!
Bean Bag Toss - run by Girl Scout Troop 84!
Clothespin Drop - run by Girl Scout Troop 188!
Duck Pond - run by Girl Scout Troop 188!
Darts - run by Boy Scout Troop 58!
Washer Toss - run by various volunteers
Speed Ball - run by Coach Derek Soule and the Greely Baseball team.
Golf putt/chip/drive - new for 2012 - 3 new games run by Coach Brian Bickford and the Greely Golf team!

North Yarmouth Fire Department - hot dogs, hamburgers, chili, doughnuts, fries, soda, coffee, tea and water.
North Yarmouth Historical Society - Garden sandwiches, iced tea and lemonade.
Walnut Hill Garden Club - root beer, root beer floats, ice cream and brownie sundaes.
North Yarmouth Congregational Church - slices of pie and other homemade desserts
Greely Middle School students raising money for an exchange trip to Japan - various homemade baked goods
Slush Express - Italian ice
Kettle Korn - freshly made and seasoned popcorn
Wicked Good Hot Dogs - Wolfe's Neck sausage sandwiches with green peppers and onions, chips, Eli's soda
Ice It! Bakery - cupcakes, pastries and coffee

Fun Day would NOT be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Please patronize them and when you do - please thank them for their support of Fun Day, the Tri-NY and our summer concerts.

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