Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 5, 2020

Reminder: Union County Residents Can Register For Free Drive-Up Movie, Onward, Beginning 9:00 a.m. Friday, August 7

Movie will screen August 14 and 15; moviegoers must follow mask and social distance guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Union County, NJ – The Union County Freeholder Board reminds residents that they can reserve a spot for a free drive-up screening of Onward beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 7. The online reservation form is available at https://tinyurl.com/DriveUpMovie.

Due to space limitations, registration for Onward will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Two screenings of Onward are scheduled, on Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15, at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

Both screenings start at dusk. Both are open to Union County residents only, and require online registration. One registration is required per car (not per person).

Attendees must bring their own snacks and drinks. There will not be any food or drink available for purchase. Port-a-johns and wash stations will be available.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, no walk-ups or bikes are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart for social distancing. Attendees must stay in their vehicles unless using the port-o-johns (masks required for port-o-johns). No chairs, stools or other seating outside of the vehicle is permitted.

The Drive-up movies are hosted by the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation. Information about activities permitted in County parks during the COVID-19 outbreaks is available at ucnj.org/parks.

Visit Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center online at ucnj.org/Trailside for links to free online nature activities for all ages including the new “Virtual Summer Camp” series with different themes each week.

For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including guidance for using the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University and a list of locations for walk-up tests, visit ucnj.org/coronavirus-update.

For general information about COVID-19 and phone contacts for 24/7 assistance with questions, visit the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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