Press Release

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2021

Union County’s Family Fun and Flix Outdoor Movie Series Returns

Updated: the August 24 screening of Aladdin has been moved to August 26 in Conant Park, in Hillside.

Free outdoor movies will be presented in Union County parks this summer on a walk-in, sit-down basis; no pre-registration required.

Please note: the original version of this press release had July 13 as the date for the screening. That event has been postponed to Wednesday, July 14,  in anticipation of inclement weather.

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Commissioners would like to inform all residents of the reopening of Union County’s “Family Fun and Flix” outdoor movie series. On July 14, Raya and the Last Dragon will kick off the series at 7:30 p.m. at Warinanco Park in Roselle.

“We are all very excited to bring back Union County’s Family Fun and Flix series this summer,” said Commissioner Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “It has been a favorite family activity for many years.”

Each movie will begin at dusk, with everyone encouraged to bring a blanket or beach chair to claim a spot on the lawn.

The fun begins with a family-friendly dance party before each movie. An ice cream truck will be on site for attendees who wish to purchase a snack.

Movies will be shown on a weather-permitting basis. In case of bad weather, the rain date for each event will be the following Wednesday night.

The 2021 Family Fun & Flix movie schedule is:

Raya and the Last Dragon:  July 14 at Warinanco Park in Roselle

Scoob: July 20 at Warinanco Park in Roselle

The Croods: A New Age: July 27 at Rahway Park Stadium in Rahway

Tom and Jerry: August 10 at Warinanco Park in Roselle

Black Panther :   August 17 at Warinanco Park in Roselle

Aladdin – live action: Updated: the August 24 screening of Aladdin has been moved to August 26 in Conant Park, in Hillside.

For more information, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900 or visit the Union County website; www.ucnj.org.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, 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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