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Union County to Host Paint in the Park for Residents With Disabilities & Special Needs, May 18th

The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites all residents with special needs to participate in “Paint in the Park” on Saturday, May 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth.

“I am pleased to announce our “Paint in the Park” event will be taking place in Elizabeth on May 18th. This event has become a source of joy and inspiration for our special needs community, and we are delighted to be able to provide it again,” said Commissioner Chairwoman Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded. “I’m excited to see how this change of scenery and location will invigorate and bring forth new ideas from our artists.  I invite you to join us and look forward to seeing you there.”

The “Paint in the Park” event offers a unique opportunity for participants to express their artistic talent amidst the natural scenery of Warinanco Park.

“Artistic expression through painting offers a unique channel to convey ideas and emotions, particularly impactful for individuals with special needs or disabilities who may face exclusion,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados, Liaison to the Human Services Advisory Council. “Events like ‘Paint in the Park’ are vital in promoting inclusivity and fostering a community spirit that unites us through positive experiences in Union County and I hope all of our residents who are interested take part in this event.”

“Paint in the Park” is hosted by the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs under the Division of Individual and Family Support Services of the Union County Department of Human Services.

The event is free of charge, but registration is required. To register online, visit:

For more information about “Paint in The Park” or other programs or events hosted by the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, visit or call 908-527-4781.