SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Bring the whole family to the Riverside Middle School Gym on April 28 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a ton of free fun at this year’s family festival. Springfield Area Parent Child Center in partnership with Building Bright Futures, Cota and Cota, and Springfield Medical Care Systems, will sponsor this annual community event that brings families with young children together to have fun and to recognize the early childhood programs, teachers, and community services that help create a positive learning environment. Games, entertainment, and activities will be presented by ten area childcare and after school programs, the Springfield Library, the Department of Health and WIC, Springfield Police and Fire Departments. Lindsay the Puppet Lady will perform at 10 and 11 a.m. VT & NH Photo Booths will provide free Magic Mirror photos. There will be a buy-one-get-one free Scholastic Book Fair, featuring books for children to age 7.