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On Sunday, August 28, Bloomfield Michael Venezia and the Bloomfield Township Council will host their Annual Back to School Party and book bag giveaway. The afternoon will feature food, games, a DJ playing music, and a book bag giveaway for Pre-K through 8th grade students. It will take place at Felton Field, 145 Floyd Avenue, from 12:00-3:00pm. Early registrants will receive a book bag.

“Every year the Department of Human Services does a great job providing supplies to individuals and families, and I am honored to have the opportunity to once again give back to our great community,” said Mayor Venezia. “I look forward to seeing all my friends and neighbors and hosting this event for many more years to come.”

Supplies for the event are bought with funds from the Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation as well as donations from local community groups including the Neighbor to Neighbor Network, the Kiwanis Club, and the Elks Club.

For students to receive book bags, registration is required. To register please call Human Services at (973) 680-4017 or sign up online by clicking here.