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Fanwood St. Patrick's Day Festival on Saturday, March 7

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr supports the annual St. Patrick's Day fundraiser at the Fanwood trains station. The event takes place under a heated tent  on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Credits: John Mooney
Step dancers will perform at the annual St. Patrick's Day Party at the Fanwood Train Station Credits: Brian Horton

FANWOOD, NJ – The fifth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 7, on the north side of the Fanwood train station from 12:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event is jointly sponsored by O’Brian’s Pourhouse and the Fanwood Business and Professional Association to benefit the SPF Music Boosters. 

This family features Irish food, music and dancing, including the Moonglowers, Brian Kennedy, and the Bloody Callans Irish Band. As always, it will be held in a large, heated tent, and vendors will have hot food, Irish and domestic beers, and a silent auction with prizes donated by many local businesses. Local officials, the Emerald Society, and Sons of St. Patrick will be on hand to participate.

Tickets are available via the Seafare Chippery, Scotch Plains/Fanwood Raiders Booster Club, Mara’s Café and Bakery, Be Craftful, and many other downtown Fanwood businesses.  Advance sale tickets are $7 and the price is $10 at the door and children under the age of five are free.

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“This is a true community event staged not only by Oh Brian's Pourhouse, but also by the Fanwood Business Association,” said Brian Walter, owner of Oh’Brian’s Pourhouse .

“This is an event that the whole town can enjoy,” said Mayor Colleen Mahr. “We can all come out and be Irish, support the SPF Music Boosters, and enjoy all the family activities. This is a very successful event, and we hope to break attendance records this year.”

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