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Springfield Jewish Community Center Celebrates Festival of the Trees with Junk Mail Tree and Earth-Friendly Activities

The Springfield JCC created a junk mail tree out of donated mail from members.

The Springfield JCC created a junk mail tree out of donated mail from members.

Springfield JCC preschooler Jonel Ferrer plants seeds in observance of Tu B’Shevat (New Year of the Trees).

Springfield JCC preschooler Jonel Ferrer plants seeds in observance of Tu B’Shevat (New Year of the Trees).

SPRINGFIELD – In January, the Springfield JCC collected junk mail from members to produce a junk mail tree in observance of Tu B’Shevat (New Year for Trees). In addition, JCC preschool children participated in various activities from planting to painting with sticks and recycling.