RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- If you live in Rutherford and have a cutie 5 years old or younger who might want to participate in Rutherford's 85th Annual Baby Parade on Monday, July 4, it's time to enter.
Residents wishing to participate in the contest portion of the parade are encouraged to decorate their child's stroller, bike or wagon with patriotic or other themes. Parents are also encouraged to have their children dress for the role.
"This is a wonderful community event that showcases the artistic talent of parents and the incredible cuteness factor we have here in our Rutherford children," organizers note.
The grand prize is a $100 savings bond, and the first- through sixth-place winners will receive a $50 savings bond. You can get the registration form here, and drop it off at the Recreation Office, on the ground floor of Borough Hall, 176 Park Ave.
On the Fourth, check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lincoln Park, and the event will begin at 10 a.m. The contest is sponsored by the Lightbridge Academy.In case of rain, the event will move to 55 Kip Center.