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Springfield Recreation Department Rang in the Holiday Season Wednesday Night

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The Holiday Tree Credits: Ellen Dickson
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The Llama Credits: Ellen Dickson
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Adam Lieb Springfield's Recreation Director Credits: Chip Dickson
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Santa listens Credits: Ellen Dickson
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The Snowperson Credits: Chip Dickson
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Petting Zoo Credits: Chip Dickson
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The Bounce House Credits: Chip Dickson
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Toy Soldier on Stilts Credits: Chip Dickson
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Horse-drawn carriage ride Credits: Chip Dickson
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First Aid Squad provided hot chocolate, popcorn, etc. Credits: Ellen Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The weather cooperated and the crowds turned out for a fun filled evening hosted by the Springfield Recreation Department. Set outside the Springfield Municipal building, there were horse-drawn carriage rides, a petting zoo, a band and jungle fun bounce house. In the middle of the 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. program.   Mayor Diane Stampoulos welcomed the crowd and lit the Holiday tree.

Santa had a continuous line of visitors hoping to tell him their wish list. A stilt walking Toy Soldier happily chatted and greeted all comers. Refreshments were provided by Springfield E.M.S. 

Springfield H.O.P.E. and Holy Cross Lutheran Church were on hand to accept gifts of coats, non-perishable food and toys. 

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