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Our Event

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Smash Kids Cancer Music & Food Fest

Saturday, May 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LaGrande Park, Fanwood, New Jersey 07023

Live music, DJ, food trucks, games, arts & crafts

All proceeds will be directed to Childhood Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

11:00 AM-11:30 AM DJ Hunter McLaughlin and Event Kick Off
11:30 AM-12:00 PM Valencia House Band
11:30 AM-12:00 PM Magician Mark Zacharia 
12:00 PM-12:30 PM SPFHS students with Sensation acapella group
12:30 PM-1:00 PM Spectacular Yo-Yo performance 
1:00 PM-1:30 PM Chorale - Carl H. Kumpf Middle School
1:30 PM-2:00 PM Atomic Tangerine band
2:00 PM-2:15 PM Student duets
2:15 PM-2:45 PM Golden Dimes band
2:45 PM-3:15 PM DJ with game challenges
3:15 PM-4:00 PM Crash Test band

Battlebot Blacksmith and crew will be with us for most of the day...super excited!

EVENT PROGRAM

music by:

ATOMIC TANGERINE

CARL H. KUMPF MIDDLE SCHOOL CHORALE

Crash Test

GOLDEN DIMES

Valencia House Band

Additional students from local schools performing live

YOUTH DJ: HUNTER MCLAUGHLIN

SPECIAL APPEARANCES & ATTRACTIONS

battlebot blacksmith as seen on TV’s BattleBot

Al Kindle and his team Half Fast Astronaut has been competing for over 23 years. They are from Edison, NJ.

MARK ZACHARIA - YOU WILL BELIEVE IN MAGIC

Mark Zacharia is a nationally known mentalist, hypnotist and magician who performs at colleges, corporations, theaters and private venues all throughout the country. Learn more about him at www.youwillbelieveinmagic.com and at Facebook.com/URtheMagic .

STEPHEN KUO - DIAbolo YO YO JUGGLER

Stephen is a Chinese yo yo instructor and artist who shares his juggling talent with people of all ages. He started playing with the yo yo at a young age and won several competitions including 3rd place in 2007 CLS Yo Yo Competition and 1st place in 2008 CLS Yo Yo Competition.

GAMES AND ARTS & CRAFTS INCLUDE

Face Paint, Origami, Sand Art, Paracord Crafts, Bouncy House, Dunk Tank, Angry Bird Can Toss, Mini Golf Putting, Football Throw, Frisbee Challenge, Ring Toss, Target Shooting, Bowling, Cornhole, Limbo, Hula Hoop Challenge, Duckie Toss, and more. And Chair Massage!

FOOD TRUCKS

THREE IN ONE wok, bar and grill

COPONI PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA

EMPANADA TRUCK

romeo’s ORIENTAL BBQ

MAGLIONE’S ITALIAN ICES

WAFFLE DE LYS

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Our Mission

To help improve cancer care and bring hope to children with cancer.

 
 

Our Impact

Young people across communities in Union County are coming together to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer. Let's Smash Kids Cancer together!

 

4%

funds for pediatric cancers

of the National Cancer Institute’s research budget is dedicated to pediatric cancers.

 

<15

Years of age

kids’ cancers are the leading cause of death by disease in children under the age of 15 in the US.

 
 

>80%

long-term survivors

of childhood cancer patients become long-term survivors because of advances in pediatric cancer research.

 
 

Many thanks to our event sponsors and partners!


February 28, 2019, The scotch plains fanwood times

“Music and Food Fest to Be Held at LaGrande Park”

 

 
 

Get Involved

We welcome sponsors and people in the community to help us further our cause. Please contact us if you are interested in getting involved.

 

Make a Donation

Our current event is benefitting Memorial Sloan Kettering. All donations will be directed to Smash Kids Cancer for Childhood Cancer Research.