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Fairfax, Va. celebrates a cleaner environment at SpringFest 2013 Special

By Leigh Goessl     Apr 28, 2013 in Lifestyle
Lorton - On Saturday, Fairfax County held its SpringFest 2013. The annual event celebrates Earth Day, Arbor Day, and a cleaner environment.
On Sat., April 17, the crowds came out to Lorton, Va., to celebrate this year's SpringFest 2013.
An annual, free event to the public, the day focused on a "cleaner, greener Fairfax", also celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day. The theme of the day was environmental-friendly, and included recycling, sustainability, and community-based tree planting, to name a few.
The event kicked off at 10 a.m. on a sunny and warm morning, and it wasn't long before the festival had a nice sized crowd.
Many public agencies, businesses and other organizations had set up booths with lots of information for adults, with plenty of fun and hands-on learning for the kids.
Also at the SpringFest were plenty of entertainment and games. There was an inflatable obstacle course with a slide, a rock climbing wall, pony rides, games, and mascots, to name a few. Throughout the day on the main stage were performers, including a reptile show and music.
The area where the animals could be found drew a large crowd early on.
The festival ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.at The Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road in Lorton Virginia.
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