FANWOOD, NJ -- The 22nd annual Fanny Wood Day attracted thousands from Fanwood, Scotch Plains, and surrounding towns to the borough celebration that featured food, vendors, community group presentations, music, rides, and contests. 

Among the popular activities were the kids scavenger hunt, a Zumba workout sponsored by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY), omelet-eating contest sponsored by The Fanwood Grille, ice cream-eating contests outside Rocko's Ice Cream, a water balloon toss, the Debbi Zakarin Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, a pizza-eating contest sponsored by Nick's Pizza and cream pie-eating contest, sponsored by Mara’s Café.

Thanks goes to emcee Bruce Zarakin who kept the festivities moving all afternoon. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.