SUMMIT, NJ - Washington Elementary School has announced that its annual Country Fair, which sports a new logo, will be held on May 17.

The traditional event is open to the community from Summit and the surrounding areas from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and features a variety of indoor / outdoor games, bounce houses, a petting zoo, crafts, piñatas, a “cake walk,” as well as the opportunity to win dozens of great prizes at the Silent and Tin Can Auctions.

Art teacher Jamie Bass, together with graphic designer Claudia Petrilli. have developed a new logo for the 2014 Country Fair featuring the Washington School Owl mascot.

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This year’s Silent and Tin Can Auctions will offer items generously donated by local shops and skilled artisans as well as national companies.  Vacation items, spa and fitness packages, theater tickets, golf foursomes, portrait sittings with professional photographers, and popular toys and games figure among the prizes.   Highlights include: three nights at a five-bedroom villa in the Dominican Republic; a family four-pack of Park Hopper tickets to Disney World; a pair of tickets to the Tony-Award winning musical Avenue Q; and Sunday Brunch at the renowned Short Hills Hilton.  

Event donors to date include Benessere, Bonny Neiman Antiques & Artisan, Lorenz Fine Photography, Master Yoo’s Summit Tae Kwon Do, Meadows Golf Club, Skin Deep, The Sweat Factory, What a Dish! and Zipf Construction.

Organized by the PTO, all proceeds benefit Washington students and go towards valuable programs like Art in the Classroom, as well as special assemblies featuring such guests as the Newark Boys’ Choir. 

For more information, contact Denielle Webb at, or by calling 347 / 204-7181.