February 6, 2016

Park packed for Alger Fall Festival

Tim Barnum
Kristen Gray, 12, of Oscoda, drops her chip on the Plinko board.
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Virginia Bukowski and Ronnie Hennig, both of Alger, check out some jewelry under the craft tent.`
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Lilliana Northrup, 4, of Alger, gets some help from her mother Amber Northrup in selecting a prize after playing Plinko.
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Richard VanHamlin, of Bay City, scoops some chili that is entered in the festival chili cook-off.
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Shannon Baker, 8, and her little sister Mariah, 5, select ducks from a small pool to see if they will win a prize.
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Eleven-year-old Cyrenia Hepfer, of Alger, shows some of her duct tape creations to Brooke Knepfler, 8, of West Branch.
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In the bounce house, Savanna Tola, 5, of Alger, bounces, while Dominick Smith, 9, of Alger takes a breather.
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Tyler McCain, 8, of West Branch, selects a tray of baked goods after his number was called in the cake walk.
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Thomas Thurston, 8, of Standish, walks from number to number in the cake walk.

The Dwight Schaff Park was full of children looking to score prizes in several games and adults checking out the craft show during the Alger Fall Festival Sept. 14. The annual event was hosted by the Alger Parks and Rec Committee. It featured a bounce house, Plinko and a piƱata for children, as well as a cake walk for all ages. Food and baked goods were sold during the festival, which ran from noon to 9 p.m.

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