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Family Fun & Flix continues Tuesday, July 21 with showing of Dolphin Tale 2



Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, continues Tuesday, July 21 with the presentation of “Dolphin Tale 2” at Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle.  This showing of “Dolphin Tale 2” is sponsored by Investors Bank.

As part of the evening’s events, UC Fit Kids, a health initiative of the Union County Freeholder Board, will offer fitness fun for children before the movie, beginning at 7:30 p.m. UC Fit Kids’ Yoga is presented by Lifetime Fitness of Berkeley Heights.

“Dolphin Tale 2” is an animated family drama, starring the voice of Morgan Freeman. It continues the story of rescued dolphin Winter, as the team that saved her life reassembles in the wake of her surrogate mother’s passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.

“Family Fun & Flix, combined with UC Fit Kids, gives families an opportunity to enjoy an entertaining evening in our parks while picking up some healthy living tips,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh.

All movies will begin at dusk, with everyone encouraged to bring a blanket or beach chair to claim your spot on the lawn. There will also be bleacher seats available.

The remaining schedule for this summer’s Family Fun and Flix is as follows:

  • Tuesday, July 28 at Warinanco Park: Big Hero 6.
  • Tuesday, August 4 at Meisel Park, Springfield (National Night Out): Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
  • Tuesday, August 11 at Warinanco Park: Annie (Sponsored by Investors Bank).

All movies start at dusk, weather permitting. For more information, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900 or visit the Union County website; In case of weather related matters, you can call 908-558-4079 after 3:30 p.m. on the day of the show.