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Spotswood's Appleby Drama Club to Host Basketball Fundraiser

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Appleby Drama Club is hosting a popular fundraiser on Saturday, February 20 at 7 p.m. at the Spotswood High Shool Gymnasium to benefit the Appley Drama Club's spring production of a "Circle of Life."

The Appleby Drama Club is comprised of fifth grade students from the Appleby Elementary School who are either performing in or are members of the backstage crew for the upcoming April theater performance. Students try out for the play in December and spend the next three plus months practicing after school.

The students will be playing basketball against teachers at the Appleby School.

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The cost of admission is $5 and the proceeds go to support the annual play, which is always a huge hit with students past and present as well as the community.

Refreshments as well as a raffle will be part of the festivities that will feature other fun events as well.

Doors open for the basketball game at 6:30 p.m.

 

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