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Family Fun & Flix in Warinanco Park Tuesday, August 28 featuring Wonder

ELIZABETH, NJ–Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, continues on Tuesday, August 28 with the presentation of “Wonder” at Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle.

As part of the evening’s events, UC Get Fit, a health initiative of the Union County Freeholder Board, will offer fitness fun for kids before the movie, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Yoga with Gisela Teixeira-Santos will conduct the pre-movie activities.

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy born with Treacher Collins syndrome, which affects the facial Skelton, ears and eyes. Pullman is entering 5th grade and attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

“This will be the final opportunity to enjoy a summer movie under the stars in Warinanco Park and participate in activities that promote healthy habits for our children,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados.

The movie will begin at dusk with everyone encouraged to bring a blanket or beach chair to claim your spot on the lawn. Bleacher seating will also be available. Ice cream may also be purchased from Danny’s Soft Serve.

There will be one more opportunity to catch a movie in the park as Family Fun and Flix will present The Lego Batman Movie on Wednesday, August 29 at Rutgers Ave. Park in Hillside, also beginning at dusk.

Movies will be shown, 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.