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Weather Forecast Moves May 13 'Relay for Life' to Gov. Livingston

The 'Relay for Life' will now be held at Gov. Livingston High School. Credits: TAPinto Berkeley Heights Archive

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - 'Relay for Life' of Summit, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, and Mountainside, has decided to relocate the May 13 event to Governor Livingston High School (GL) in Berkeley Heights due to inclement weather forecast for the upcoming weekend.  

The public and all participants are invited for a festive night of celebrating, remembrance, and fighting back. The event will end around midnight on Saturday following the Luminaria and Fight Back Ceremonies.

  • Event will begin at 4 p.m.
  • Participants may enter through the entrance closest to the cafeteria or the back entrances near the student parking lot.
  • Registration will be in the hallway outside of the cafeteria.
  • The Survivor Celebration will begin at 5 p.m. in the GL cafeteria.
  • The Opening Ceremony will take place in the Boys' gym at 6 p.m.
  • Basket Auction will take place on the premises.
  • Variety of other fundraisers and games will be held in the Girls gym throughout the evening.

Carpooling is strongly encouraged due to limited parking at Gov. Livingston. Those choosing park on the local streets should follow all traffic laws and only park where it is permissible.

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"The Berkeley Heights Board of Education and the Berkeley Heights Police Department have been enormously helpful in making this change possible," said 'Relay for Life' Chairman Patti Broccoli. "Their support has been unwavering and we are very appreciative of their time and energy."

Event Schedule

  • 4 p.m. - Doors open. Registration/check-in located in hallway outside of cafeteria - Basket auction begins on ground level.
  • 5 p.m. - Survivor Celebration in cafeteria
  • 6 p.m. - Opening Ceremony in Boys’ Blue Gym on ground level.
  • 7-9  p.m. - Walk continues, KanJam tournament in Girls’ Red gym, Various on-site fundraisers also in Red Gym
  • 9:30 p.m. - Luminaria Ceremony in Blue Gym
  • 10:30 p.m. - “Relay’s Got Talent” in Blue Gym
  • 11:45 p.m. - Closing Ceremony in Blue Gym
  • 12 midnight - end of event
  • Food available for purchase throughout the event.

Governor Livingston High School is located at 175 Watchung Boulevard.

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