Don’t forget to stop by the Colony office for a special gift for your special someone. Always available are the Afghans in blue, green and maroon; beach towels, onesies, and the beautiful Medford Lakes Colony Salt & Pepper shaker set in a pewter canoe. Come take a look.
December in Medford Lakes:
SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN
Save the date. The Medford Lakes Fire Company will be taking Santa around town on Saturday, Dec. 10th from 10:30am til 5:00pm. As in the past, Santa's helpers will be handing out candy canes. You will be able to track Santa via Facebook or listen for the music.
WOMEN'S CLUB HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR
The Medford Lakes Women's Club is excited to announce that we will be hosting our Holiday House tour on Saturday, December 10 from 12 pm - 4 pm, with a craft fair at Vaughan from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Colony office starting Monday, November 14, for a price of one ticket for $20 or two tickets for $35. Ticket sales are limited to 300 people and we have sold out in past years.
We are looking for homes for this year's tour. If you would like to volunteer to have your home on the tour, we would love to hear from you! Please email the committee firstname.lastname@example.org.
PURCHASE A HOLIDAY SINGING TELEGRAM AND HELP SUPPORT YOUR 2ND AND 4TH GRADE GIRL SCOUTS
The Girl Scouts will be spreading holiday cheer by delivering singing telegrams throughout the month of December dressed as Santa’s elves! For $10.00, you can purchase a singing telegram this holiday season. Purchase 3 or more the price drops to $8.00 each!
Our Scouts will surprise your loved one at their home and sing them Christmas carols. Telegrams are available for delivery Sunday to Thursday evenings from 6:45 till 8:15 p.m., ends December 21st. We are also available for Christmas parties.
Please email Rachel Ulriksen at Rachelulriksen@gmail.com to schedule your telegram delivery today. Telegrams cannot be delivered outside of Medford Lakes.
Thanks for your support and Happy Holidays!
SANTA’S SLEIGH PHOTO-OP - RETURNS AGAIN!!
Don’t feel like packing up the kids and fighting the crowds at the mall for your annual picture with Santa? What if Santa and his Sleigh came to you!
We can take the photos with our professional camera & email them to you
Select your picture day - Please include family name, address & phone
Cost: $ 10.00 per house - Donations will also be accepted
Sunday – December 11th10am – 3pm
We will confirm your signup w/ approx. arrival time for the day selected…
Won’t be home on the above dates? Come & Visit us in front of Vaughan Hall
Sunday – December 18th 3pm – 7pm
Thank you in advance for your support
All proceeds to benefit Nut-N-Butt Paddles / 2017 Carnival Effort
ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROLS
On Tuesday evening, 12/20 between 6:30 - 8:00pm, there will be strolling Christmas caroling. Instead of going door-to-door, we will sing as we walk along the trails. Everyone is welcome to participate so gather your families and/or group of friends and walk along the trails near your home as you sing your favorites. There won't be a rain/snow date, so brave the elements, bring a flashlight, and help spread holiday cheer throughout our town!!
JINGLE ALL THE WAY 5K AND GINGERBREAD KIDS RUN!
The Mad Paddler Float Group invites you to participate in the 2nd annual Jingle All the Way 5K & Gingerbread Kids Run on Saturday, Dec. 17th at Vaughan Community House. Proceeds from the run will go towards the Colony and Canoe Carnival. The first 300 5K runners/walkers will receive a beanie hat. All runners/walkers will receive jingle bells for your shoes.
And new for this year, a 1K kids Gingerbread Kids Run! All kids will receive a medal and jingle bells!
There will be snacks, warm refreshments, carolers, holiday music, and Santa for your enjoyment during the event.
We invite the whole family to come out, have fun, and jingle your way to support our town!
New York drops a ball, Medford Lakes drops a canoe! Mad Paddlers present the 1st Medford Lakes Canoe Drop at midnight on New Year’s Eve! The event will be held from 11:00 PM - 12:30 AM on Saturday, December 31st at Beach 3. It is open to all Colony members. Please join us as we ring in 2017 laker-style! Questions - please email the Mad Paddlers at madpaddlersML@gmail.com
We continue to have an issue with alcohol on Colony beaches. There is NO ALCOHOL allowed on any beach or Colony property at any time (without state permit and insurance cert). Police will be called and summons issued. We need your help in enforcing this. Thank you in advance.
All laws of the State of NJ and the Borough of Medford Lakes must be followed.
The Medford Lakes Police have full authority on Colony Property.
A few rules being highlighted here:
Please wear your Colony badge on Colony Property.
Do not feed the ducks and geese to avoid beach closing.
Do not rake leaves, grass clippings etc. into the lakes.
Keep the beaches litter free – please take your trash home with you!
Do not walk your dog on the beach.
Do not fish off of the Colony docks or within the swim area.
No alcohol is allowed on Colony property.
Please do not block driveways or gates to resident’s homes when parking.