Story last updated at 4/24/2013 - 2:18 pm
The Carnival of Fun will be held on Saturday, April 27th at the JAHC, which will benefit Juneau resident Lisa Morley, who is currently undergoing treatments for breast cancer. This event includes a family-friendly carnival in the afternoon and an adult-only carnival in the evening.
The kids' carnival will be held from 2-5 p.m. and all ages are welcome. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 for kids, which include 5 free game tickets. The event includes old-fashioned carnival games, a dunk tank, a dress-up photo booth, live performers, food, prizes, and a silent auction with locally donated items.
Later that evening the fun continues with an adult (21+, ID required) carnival, which includes old-fashioned carnival games, adult themed prizes, a beer and wine garden and live music hosted by Ms. Collete Costa. The adult carnival is from 8 p.m. to midnight and tickets are $10.
For the last several months, Morley's friends and family have been working to build hand-made carnival games, recruit volunteers, and gather donations for carnival prizes and silent auction items. Local artists, businesses and organizations have donated over 70 items to the silent auction and hundreds of dollars worth of door prizes and carnival prizes.
A single mom and long-time Juneau resident, Morley has already undergone surgery and chemotherapy, and is departing to be with her family in Chicago for further cancer treatments later next month. The goal of the benefit is to raise at least $10,000, which will help Morley pay for her medical and living expenses while she is off work for her medical care.