FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary club has begun selling Luminaries at the Fanwood Department of Public Works Building on Manfra Way off North Ave. (across from the Fanwood Public Library). The sale dates are December 8, 14-15, 21-22, and 24. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon on Christmas Eve. Each luminary kit contains consists of a brown bags, candle and sand.
Luminaries are traditionally put along the streets of Fanwood on Christmas Eve. A candle is nestled in sand at the bottom of a paper bag and placed along sidewalks to create a beautiful walkway. Some neighborhoods in the area get together and buy hundreds of kits for an amazing luminary display.
Proceeds from the sale will be used to fund the various charitable supported by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club, which has served the community since 1938. The club meets on Wednesdays at noon at the Stage House on Park Ave. in Scotch Plains. Guests are invited to attend and learn about the good that Rotary is doing worldwide. For further information, visit fsprotary.org.