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Fairfield Residents Get Ready for the Holidays

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to be Held in Roselle Park

FAIRFIELD, NJ – Charity, holiday spirit and sportsmanship are alive and well in Fairfield this season, with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Fairfield Police’s Toys for Tots collection and the upcoming match between the FMAC Ballers vs. the Harlem Wizards, slated for December.

The public is invited to Fairfield’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 inside of Town Hall at 230 Fairfield Road. Refreshments will be served and 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at approximately 6 p.m. Call 973-882-2700, Ext. 2510, with questions.

The four-year-old Busy Hands class sing will provide holiday music to entertain guests.

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In addition, Recreation’s King Luke De Marco, Queen Julia Conforti and a “special guest” will also be in attendance

The Harlem Wizards are coming to play on Dec. 5 to play against the FMAC Ballers at the West Essex Gymnasium, located at 65 Greenbrook Road, in North Caldwell. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and the game starts at 2 p.m. The Fairfield Municipal Alliance is hosting the event. Advance tickets, which can be purchased at the Fairfield Town Hall Municipal Clerk’s Office or online HERE are $24; tickets at the door and reserved ones are $35; and courtside plus tickets are $50. See photo gallery to print out the event form.

The Fairfield Police are collecting new, unwrapped toys in support of the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots. Residents are asked to drop them off by Dec. 17 at the following locations: Fairfield Police Headquarters, located at 230 Fairfield Road; Il Panino, located at 244 Route 46 East; Manhattan Bagel, located at 435 Hollywood Avenue; and at the Fairfield Public and Private Schools. Contact Fairfield Police Officer Steven D’Argenio, at 973-227-1400 or, for more information.

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