The Nutrition Program of CHEER, Inc. is hosting its our annual Trap Pond Fall Festival on Friday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be held at Trap Pond State Park, located east of Laurel. Entrance into the park is free. The traditional picnic lunch will be served. 

Activities during the day include a White Elephant table, prize Bingo games, horseshoes, corn hole game, and a 50/50 drawing. DJ Sky Brady will be providing the music for a dance contest as well as many other fun games and activities. 

Area agencies and companies that provide services to seniors will have informational tables set up and will be giving away free items to everyone in attendance. Most will be offering a drawing for door prizes. 

There is a registration fee of $6 for seniors age 60 and over and $8 for those under age 60. The traditional Sussex County fried chicken will return to highlight the lunch menu. Tickets are available at all CHEER Centers in Sussex County or contact Robin Greene at 302-853-4199. It is recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. All seniors are invited. 

All proceeds from this event benefit CHEER’s Meals on Wheels Program that serves hundreds of homebound seniors daily.