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Wakefield 'Family Fun Day' replaces fishing tournament


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WAKEFIELD — A Saturday Family Fun Day in Wakefield was heavy on the fun as hundreds of people gathered in VFW Post 9084.

The event was in lieu of the annual fishing tournament held by the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department. A mild winter made that activity impossible.

Nevertheless, high spirits prevailed at an event that included lots of activities for kids, such as an outdoor trout pond, indoor minnow races, duck picks, a scavenger hunt, face-painting and balloon animals.

Door prizes and raffles also resulted in a slew of donated prizes being distribut...

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