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2016 Flag Day Festival

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The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 are proud to announce that the 3rd Annual Flag Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, with a rain date on June 12, from 11:30 am to 4 pm on the grounds of the Somerset County Courthouse.
There will be live music with exciting musical performances from young singer/songwriters, including a performer with nearly 20 million YouTube likes!
11:30 am Live music and activities begin
12-1 pm  Flag Ceremonies, tribute to veterans and Iwo Jima Reenactment
1-4 pm  Live music and storytelling

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Hey New Jersey – Bring out the entire family to…

  • See historic military vehicles and modern SWAT vehicles
  • Drill with NJ’s Revolutionary War Heard’s Brigade
  • Cheer on our patriotic local singer/songwriters
  • Enjoy the Bouncy House and  carnival games
  • Peer into the future with virtual reality gear at the AT&T exhibit.
  • See historic reenactment demonstrations, and much more

 

Show your spirit wearing your most festive Reds, Whites, and Blues!

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You Can Help Our Heroes!

 Bring the following items for Operation Jersey Cares to deliver to the Troops:

Food Donations Sought

Toiletries

INSTANT OATMEAL
TUNA/CHICKEN PACKS OR CANS
GRANOLA BARS
COFFEE (1 LB CAN)
TEA BAGS
COFFEE CREAMER
HOT CHOCOLATE
SQUEEZABLE JELLY
SLIM JIMS/BEEF JERKY
PRINGLES SMALL CANS
TRAIL MIX
CANNED NUTS (NO GLASS JARS)
PEANUT BUTTER
CHEESE SNACK CRACKERS
BABY WIPES
5 PACK RAZORS
3 IN 1 MEN’S BODY WASH
TOOTHPASTE
VISINE / EYE DROPS
BODY MOISTURIZER
MEN’S SHAMPOO
Q-TIPS
LIP BALM
EDGE / SHAVING GEL
TOOTHBRUSHES

Operation Jersey Cares, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

 

Bring your old cell phones to support Cell Phones for Soldiers

Worn American Flags will be Collected for Retirement by the American Legion

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Media
myCentralJersey.com event story, pictures, and video
myCentralJersey.com Photos of Flag Day Festival
News 12 NJ Flag Day Festival Clip – at minute 55
NJ.com Community Bulletin on Flag Day Festival
Tap Into Pre-event Coverage
Flag Day Festival Press Release

Event on Main Street in Somerville NJ and on Courthouse grounds.

Somerset County Courthouse
20 North Bridge Street Somerville, NJ

Event Starts at 11:30am and runs through 4pm
-check this site or our Facebook page for the rain date decision

 Contact us:  flagdayfestival@live.com

Flag Day Festival brings the patriotic Flag Day ceremony of the Somerville Elks to downtown Somerville for the whole community to enjoy through a committee of community volunteers from many patriotic organizations.

Community Partners

Somerville School of Rock
Somerset County YMCA
EmPoWER Family Success Center
Boy Scout Troop 1776-Neshanic Station
Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office
Somerset County Sheriff’s Department
Office of Veterans Affairs – Somerset County
Middle Earth
Basilone Foundation

Exhibitors

Central Jersey Motorpool
AT&T Pioneers
Wallace House / Old Dutch Parsonage
Heard’s Brigade
Operation Jersey Cares
Bridgewater Arts Committee
Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office
Somerville Firefighter’s Museum
Somerville Bridgewater Rotary Club
Elizabeth Ave. Fire Department – Franklin
Somerville Elks Lodge # 1068 Welcome Tent
Marines Care – Iwo Jima Reenactment
Food Bank of Somerset County
Sea Girt Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
AT&T
Fulton Bank of New Jersey
Houlihans
Yestercades

Contributors

Savor Restaurant
Crossroads of the American Revolution
Somerset Patriots Baseball
Carousel of Flowers
Discover Wines

Somerville Elks - Proud Sponsor Flag Day Contest

2014 Flag Day Info

2015 Flag Day Info