Tonight: Enjoy a Night Under The Stars with Free Family Fun, Films

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Community Renewal announce the start of “Family Fun and Flix” tonight (July 8) at 7:30 p.m. at Warinanco Park located on the border of Roselle and Elizabeth.

“Family Fun and Flix” – the free summer entertainment and film series on Tuesday evenings –gives families a chance to enjoy an outdoor activity and catch a movie under the stars in a Union County park while you enjoy free popcorn provided by AMC Theatres.

The evening will feature a kid fitness activity followed by the animated adventure/comedy which tells the story of Anna, a fearless optimist, who sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter, “Frozen,” a Walt Disney movie.  

 “We look forward to welcoming families to our parks to enjoy an evening in our parks with a great line up of entertainment,” said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak.  “And we urge those with young children to come out early and participate in the kids fitness activities beginning at 7:30 pm presented by UC Get Fit.”’

The other dates and locations for this summer’s Family Fun and Flix are:

Tuesday, July 15: Warinanco Park – “The Nut Job”

Tuesday, July 22: Warinanco Park – “The Lego Movie.” This movie is being sponsored by Bricks for Kidz and Investors Bank.

Tuesday, July 29: Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth – “Jurassic Park.” This event is a drive-in movie, sponsored by Kemper Sports and Coca Cola.  A golf ‘driving range clinic’ will be held prior to the movie at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 5: Meisel Park, Springfield – “Despicable Me 2.” This movie event, sponsored by Investors Bank, will be part of the National Night Out celebration.

Tuesday, August 12: Conant Park, Hillside – “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2”