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Dewy Meadow Day Draws Community with Free Goodies for Kids and Adults

Hanna Jarosz of Basking Ridge, 4 1/2 months old, gets a ride on a pony from Kafka Farms in Watchung. Her mother, Maria, keeps her in the saddle. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Olivia and her little brother, Mister, and sisters Ashley and Alyssa, all from Somerville, show off their prizes from the dance contest at Dewy Meadow Day. Credits: Courtesy of Donnamarie El Hassan
Liberty Corner firefighter Lou Carlucci, Don Hart, Liberty Corner First Aid Squad member, and firefighter Jerry Modugno let kids and adults sit in their truck. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Dewy Meadow Day, held Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dewy Meadow Village off King George Road, had bright weather after being rescheduled due to rain. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Jacob Duong, 3, of Millington, even is patient enough to keep his glasses on as part of his Halloween costume at Dewy Meadow Day in Dewy Meadow Village. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Anthony Gatto of Basking Ridge, an employee at Postal Annex at Dewy Meadow Village in Basking Ridge, shows off raffle box for chance to win $25 gift card. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
A petting zoo at Dewy Meadow Day in Dewy Meadow Village is provided by Kafka Farms from Watchung. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
One of the booths at Dewy Meadow Day offered free food from Burger/Cue, which is due to open soon at Dewy Meadow Village off King George Road. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
The Halloween parade at Dewy Meadow Day at Dewy Meadow Village included all sorts of costumes on kids. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
A list of the planned activities and sponsors for Dewy Meadow Day, moved to Oct. 29. Credits: File photo
Dewy Meadow Day 2016 in full swing at Dewy Meadow Village. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
The AT&T store at Dewy Meadow Village was one place to pick up goodies at Dewy Meadow Day on Oct. 29. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The annual Dewy Meadow Day celebration kicked off Saturday morning with plenty of opportunities for the community to get together to show off Halloween costumes, eat goodies, and find out what's going on the end of town where Dewy Meadow Village is located off King George Road.

The event was scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and drew residents from throughout Basking Ridge and neighboring towns.. Sixteen businesses and other professionals at the shopping center, along with a number of civic organizations such as the Liberty Corner Fire Co., were on hand. 

The annual Halloween parade was held at noon. Here is a video.

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Along with candy and popcorn for the kids, samples of food for adults also were also being offered. Music and games added to the day.

Businesses were also offering raffles for more expensive items, and free services, such as Henry's Fine Jewelry's free jewelry cleaning.

The Dewy Meadow merchants gave special recognition to the Liberty Corner volunteer firefighters for their continuingl dedication to the community, said Donnamarie El Hassan of O'Bagel. The merchants donated $750 to the Liberty Corner Fire Company and also encouraged all attendees to support "this tremendous volunteer organization," she said.



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