CALDWELL, NJ –The Family-Friendly Movie Series kicks off Saturday, November 15, 6:30pm, with Despicable Me 2, at the Caldwell Community Center, Caldwell, NJ, hosted by the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF). Movies will be shown on a state-of-the-art 20 ft. inflatable screen. Additionally, a second, 8 ft. screen, will be set up for X-Box video game play.  Refreshments and snacks will be available. The suggested donation is $5 per person or $20 per family. Tickets can be reserved now and space is limited. All proceeds directly benefit the CWC students.

The Family-Friendly Movie Series features a special collection of family favorites that will be shown on Saturday evenings in November (2014), as well as January, February and April (2015) at the Caldwell Community Center. As the weather warms up, the CWCEF will consider hosting outdoor “drive-in” style movies. The events begin at 6:30pm and end at approximately 9pm. Families, friends and neighbors are all welcome. Please bring a blanket or chairs as seating.

Gru, his adorable girls, and the Minions are back in this Academy award-nominated comedy, Despicable Me 2!  This time, super-dad, Gru, finds himself balancing fatherhood with his secret role in the Anti-Villain League. The film stars Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig and is rated PG. Separate video game play will be available on an X-Box system and projected onto an 8 ft. screen.  Children should bring their own favorite, age-appropriate games to play.

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Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation president, MaryAnn Campion, is looking forward to launching the new series: “The CWCEF looks for win-win opportunities and the Family-Friendly Movie series provides our community and families with a fun, safe entertainment venue, while supporting our schools.”  MaryAnn Lubanski, CWCEF board member and event organizer agrees: “We considered a variety of opportunities and decided the movie series was an ideal way to bring families together so parents and kids can reconnect with their friends and make some new ones, while raising funds for a great cause.”

Space is limited, so please reserve your tickets today by emailing MaryAnn at For details, please visit Facebook: Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation.

Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF) is a 501(C)(3) local, non-profit organization that provides supplemental funding to the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District. The Foundation has awarded more than $100,000 in funding to the CWC Schools. Donations to the CWCEF directly fund the CWC School District and may be tax-deductible.  For more information, visit our website:, Facebook page: Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation, or call MaryAnn Campion, president, at 973-618-0212.