The Relay for Life of Sebago Lakes Region starts Saturday night at 4 p.m. and wraps up at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning.
Last year the event raised $70,000 and they are hoping to exceed that this year, said sponsorship and publicity chair Emily Wainwright.
The event will be more kid friendly, she said with the addition of a coloring contest, dessert tasting contest and a purple bounce house.
Vendors will be set up throughout the night and there will be basket raffles and a jail where people can pay to have their friends arrested and the friends must raise money to get out of jail. There will also be a Zumba class at 3 a.m. and a caregiver and survivor reception at 4 p.m.
All of the money raised goes to the American Cancer Society to pay for research, rides to treatment for patients and wigs. “The money goes where it’s needed the most,” Wainwright said.
The public is invited to register that night, or to just come check out the event and be a cheerleader. The opening ceremony is at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org and put in 04062 for the zip code. Also visit them on Facebook under Relay for Life of Sebago Lakes Region or email Emily@metayerfamilyeyecare.com.