Carnival Blog

Advanced Ride Tickets Now On Sale

Advance Ride Tickets for the Annual Carnival will go on sale starting the weekend of May 17th and will be sold at a discounted rate. This is a $25 value for only $10 and will be available until around 3 pm on June 10 or until sold out. Tickets will be sold after mass on Saturday evening and after the masses on Sunday.  Tickets can also be purchased during business hours at the following locations:

  • In Cinnaminson: Shop Rite, Zio’s Tuscan Grille, Networks Plus, Cinnamon Sticks, Harker’s Flowers, SCB Rectory and SCB School, SCB Church after masses

  • In Palmyra: Manny’s Pizzeria, Farm Fresh Market, Roger’s News and Tony’s Barber shop

  • In Delran: Throwback’s

  • In Moorestown: Bacio Catering and Marketplace

  • In Riverton: Beneficial Bank 

Visit the Rides & Raffles page to learn more.

Volunteers Needed!

We are seeking interested individuals and/or groups to volunteer to participate in the carnival and have fun!

You will meet fellow parishioners with diverse skills and interests. 

You can learn new skills such as: woodworking, electrical, construction, food preparation, and supply management. Carnival Construction begins early-May. Deconstruction runs through June.

The best reward is satisfaction of a great contribution to our school and CCD program.

If you are interested, you can sign up by clicking here or contact Christy Fitzpatrick directly at 609-706-1080 or chair@scbcarnival.com

Games Chairpersons Needed

The Carnival is specifically in need of an individual or couples to chair one of the following game booths:

1.     ABC Blocks - Throw Bean Bag at 3 Blocks - Have to knock them off the stand to win - 18 years old to handle money

Number of Volunteers Required:  2 good - 1 minimum 3 maximum 

2.     Bowler Roller - Roll bowling ball on track over first hump and try to get it to stop between the first and second hump. Volunteer has to stop the ball before it hits the stopper in front of the player as it rolls back over the first hump. (keep players fingers safe) - 18 years old to handle money 

Number of Volunteers Required: Volunteers 2 good - 1 minimum (only use one track)  3 maximum 

3.     Derby Race - Roll golf balls into target holes to make the pigs race - Someone wins every time you play - larger prizes for more players - 18 years old to handle money 

Number of Volunteers Required: 3 good - 2 minimum 4 maximum 

4.     Golf Game - Hit golf balls up ramp into castle - Winner every time - No age restriction on who can handle money - best to have adult or responsible high school student at least to watch the swinging golf clubs.  

Number of Volunteers Required: 2  minimum   3 maximum 

 5.     Shuffleboard - Slide pucks on board to make bowling pins flip up – 18 years to handle money 

Number of Volunteers Required: 2 - 1 minimum -3 maximum 

Chairperson Duties:

Before Carnival:

·       Schedule volunteers to man the booth during carnival hours / two shifts 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm and 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm / Friday Kiddie Carnival 12 noon to 4:00 pm. As indicated above each booth has different number of volunteers needed to run efficiently. 

·       Collect t-shirt sizes for each volunteer – this information will be entered into Sign-Up Genius. (Volunteers get one shirt for the week no matter how many days or places they work).

·       Use the Signup Genius program - this will help fill gaps and remind people automatically what they signed up for during Carnival

·       Deliver T-shirts to volunteers (Some people put shirts in bags with the volunteers’ names on them in the booths so they have them to wear - others distribute them to the volunteers other ways)

·       Be sure there is coverage for each shift (If not covered the chairperson will have to cover the shift)  If you have all shifts covered you do not need to be there.

·       Communicate any problems with coverage or booth by contacting Alan Bacho 609-790-7196 Cell (Text or Call)

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED AND CAN HELP FILL THIS CRITICAL NEED PLEASE CONTACT ALAN BACHO AT alanbacho@outlook.com OR TEXT OR CALL 609.790.7196

 

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Now Available For Carnival 2019

For the first time, the SCB Carnival will be accepting sponsorship orders online. This secure method of sponsoring the 2019 carnival can be accessed by clicking the “Sponsorship” button above.

Another first is that we are offering individual sponsorship opportunities. This means that for $50, you can put your name on our Carnival Patron Sponsors wall this year. It is great option for yourself, your family, or in memory of a loved one.

We also expanded sponsorship for businesses. Your business can sponsor and get naming rights for a booth or ride!

If you still prefer to mail a check, paper forms are still available. Visit the “Sponsorship” page to learn more.

Lastly, regardless of sponsorship tier, your or your business’s name will be listed on our website. Click here to view our sponsors for 2019.

Thanks and be sure to come out to this year’s carnival. See you then.

Thank you for a great 2018 carnival

Thank You!

Thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors, and guests that made the 50th St. Charles Carnival a monumental success! Together we raised a record-breaking amount of money for the St. Charles Borromeo students and religious education program.

However the work is not done. We are in need of volunteers for carnival deconstruction. If you want to help, either click here or just show up every night starting at 6pm until everything is put away.

2018 General Carnival Meeting

There is a general carnival meeting scheduled for Sunday April 15, 2018 at noon in McCuster Hall. All are invited to attend.

Thank You From the 2017 Chairs

First of all - THANK YOU - THANK YOU - THANK YOU

We could not have done it without everyone's  help.  You put in many hours of hard work volunteering to make this carnival a GREAT success.  

Thank you to the Youngins  for your help also.  We need you and more like you to start filling in for some of the Old Folks.

This  was a record year in getting things wrapped up quickly.

We can't thank you enough for your prayers and many hours of volunteering to make our carnival a Safe and Successful one. 

We really appreciate all that you did for us before, during and after the carnival.

Please continue your support to Linda Ireland and JoAnn McCarty, 2018 Carnival Chairs.

God bless you for all that you do for the Parish Community of St. Charles Borromeo Church and School.

We hope you have a Great Summer.

 

Tony & Gerrie Koszarek

2017 Carnival Chair Couple

Fun in the Tropics

Deconstruction Help Needed

The carnival may be over, but there is still plenty to do. Our volunteers are hard at work taking down this year's carnival and they need your help! Deconstruction takes place every week night starting at 6pm and on weekend mornings.

No experience is necessary so if you want to help, stop by to volunteer. If you want more information or want to volunteer for any other position for carnival week, please fill out our volunteer form and our volunteer chair, Lisa, will contact you.

Thanks

Construction Help Needed!

Carnival construction is underway, and we need your help! Construction takes place every week night starting at 6pm and on weekend mornings.

No experience is necessary so if you want to help build the 2017 St. Charles Carnival, stop by to volunteer. If you want more information or want to volunteer for any other position for carnival week, please fill out our volunteer form and our volunteer chair, Lisa, will contact you.

Thanks

Thanks for a Successful 2016 Carnival!

Thank you for making the 2016 carnival a success! Every volunteer and every patron was critical, so we thank you all. This year we had great weather, a fun time, and raised a lot of money for Catholic education. 

But there is still more to do! We are in the midst of deconstruction. If you can help, please come out on weeknights after 6pm or on weekends until the carnival is put away.

And now a note from our pastor:


Dear Friends in Christ,

Thank you everyone for another successful and fun-filled Carnival week! Congratulations to our chairpersons, Harry and Elaine Welsh, for their leadership. Thank you also to the chairpersons of the various committees and booths and to our hardworking volunteers! Great job and blessings to you all as we look forward to next year. 

Tony and Gerrie Koszarek will be our next chaircouple. Please pencil the dates in your calendars for next year: June 12-17, 2017. Here is looking forward to another community-building, unifying and strengthening event!

Vacation Bible School starts on Monday, June 27th until Thursday, June 30th. Thank you to Pat Hafner and our dedicated catechists for making this possible. 

Have a safe and blessed weekend. God loves you all as I do!

Fr. PJ

T-Shirt Pickup

Attention booth chair people:

The SCB Carnival is rapidly approaching!  Carnival T-Shirt pickup will be Friday June 10 (6-8pm) and Saturday, June 11 (9am-noon) under the food tent on the Carnival grounds. Please stop by to pickup the Carnival shirts for your booth.

Also please use this time to examine your booth and make sure it is in order and all requirements are handled.

If you haven't submitted a T-shirt form yet, please contact chair@scbcarnival.com or elainewm@comcast.net ASAP!  We really need the forms to ensure that each booth receives all the shirts requested.

Lastly, carnival construction help is still needed. You can either volunteer or just show up after 6pm on week days and or all weekend starting in the morning. No experience is necessary.

Carnival Construction Help Needed

Carnival construction is underway, and we need your help! Construction takes place every week night starting at 6pm and on weekend mornings.

No experience is necessary so if you want to help build the 2016 St. Charles Carnival, stop by to volunteer. If you want more information or want to volunteer for any other position for carnival week, please fill out our volunteer form and our volunteer chair, Lisa, will contact you.

Thanks

 

Final Carnival Meeting This Weekend!

The last carnival meeting is this Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm in McCusker Hall. We hope to see everyone for this important meeting.

Don't forget construction has begun & your help is needed.

Harry & Elaine Welsh

"God Bless Our Troops"

Volunteers Needed

Trailers holding Carnival materials will arrive beginning May 4th.  Saturday, May 7th will begin with organizing the Barn & possibly unloading trailers in the afternoon. Beginning Monday evening, May 9th, we will continue to unload trailers, begin assembling structures, wiring tents, etc.

Work will begin every evening from 6:00 pm to dark & on weekends from 8:30 am to mid/late afternoon.

Volunteers are welcomed regardless of skill level.