Press Release

For Immediate Release: May 10, 2021

Free Drive-Up Movie “Black Panther” for Union County Residents

COVID-19 safety rules apply at this event.

Union County, NJ – Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of The Black Panther at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union County residents only. Pre-registration is required in order to reserve a spot.

To register online visit ucnj.org/reserve beginning on Friday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m. Please be advised that space is limited and spots book up quickly.

“Our series of drive-up movies provides the Union County community with a chance to enjoy the big screen experience while continuing to observe safety protocols during the pandemic,” said Union County Board of Commissioners Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

The Black Panther opened in 2018 to enthusiastic reviews. It tells the story of T’Challa, heir to the reclusive but technologically advanced kingdom of Wakanda, who must confront a challenger from the past and lead his country into a new future.

This event will run in compliance with state COVID-19 orders, regarding social distancing and other protocols. Attendees must bring their own snacks and drinks. There will not be any food or drinks available for purchase.

To observe social distancing during drive-up movies, no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing.

Port-o-johns will be available. Masks will be required when using the port-o-johns. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-o-johns).

For information on all recreation activities and programs supported by the Commissioner Board, visit the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at ucnj.org/parks.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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