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Springfield Avenue in Maplewood to Host 11th Annual MayFest

With Springfield Avenue Partnership as the host and Walgreens as the presenter, Maplewood MayFest will celebrate its 11th Anniversary on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Springfield Avenue will be closed to traffic between Indiana and Oberlin Streets throughout the event, which will be held from 12 noon till 5:00 pm. The rain date is Sunday, May 27th.

Overlook Medical Center, PSE&G and HK Foundation are this year’s event sponsors. Ride sponsors include DCH Millburn Audi, Harrington Moving & Storage, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, Ricciardi Brothers Paints, Waste Industries and Waste Management. Woolley Fuel Company is this year’s sponsor of wristbands for purchase to get on rides, with 74th Spring LLC, American Water, EastSide Fitness, Fringe, Hair Chalet, Le Petit Academy, Our Gang Travel and Park Wood Diner as table sponsors. Music sponsor is The Partnership’s Clean and Safe Committee.

Highlights of MayFest 2012 will include a petting zoo and pony rides, a kiddie train and inflatable rides, a balloon animal maker and lots of fun activities for kids. A Classic Car Show will display custom and special interest cars. More than 100 vendors, artists, crafters and civic associations, live music provided by some of the area’s hottest bands plus great food representing the diverse community that lives, works, shops and dines along Springfield Avenue will complete the scene at one of Maplewood’s largest and most anticipated community events.

Additional MayFest details, including a complete list of participating businesses, artists and entertainers, plus times and locations for performances and demonstrations, can be found on Springfield Avenue Partnership’s web site,, or the Partnership’s Facebook page.


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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

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The membership application can be accessed at or go ...

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