John E Riley Food Truck Festival

JOHN E. RILEY’S 1ST ANNUAL FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
On Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11AM to 5PM, the John E. Riley PTSO (JER PTSO) will be hosting its first ever Food Truck Festival! Come out for a good time while supporting a good cause! Proceeds from this event will go to replacing the 2 broken playground structures at John E. Riley Elementary School costing approximately $80,000. 11+ food trucks including Johnny’s Pork Roll, Dag Dippers, Shark Bait, The Zeppole Guys, Asian Street Cravings, Daisy’s Taste of Cuba and Cedar Creek Cooking, Co. will be there to satisfy all of your “Foodie” needs. Vendors include everything from wreaths to hand painted mugs to jewelry and everything else in between to satisfy your shopping needs. Enjoy frosty adult beverages in our beer garden or the various activities for the kiddies while listening to live music from the bands “Worlds Collide” and “Johnny 5 Is Alive”. Don’t miss out on all of the fun!
Check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/jerfoodtruckfest

Contact Information
  1. Laine Marabella
  2. 908.414.2367
  3. Jerfoodtruckfest@gmail.com
Sat, June 02
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
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JOHN E. RILEY’S 1ST ANNUAL FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
On Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11AM to 5PM, the John E. Riley PTSO (JER PTSO) will be hosting its first ever Food Truck Festival! Come out for a good time while supporting a good cause! Proceeds from this event will go to replacing the 2 broken playground structures at John E. Riley Elementary School costing approximately $80,000. 11+ food ...

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To the Editor

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