Roselle Park’s SummerFest Presents Great August Events

August 2, 2014 at 4:55 PM

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Looking for some family oriented fun during this last month of summer? Then come to Roselle Park, we have a town wide picnic, fireworks, outdoor family oriented movies, a dance recital, art exhibits, and a night of art.

Currently scheduled events for the month of August are:

National Night Out Tues Aug 5 starts in Roselle Park with activities beginning at 6:00PM. Meet the Police Department and learn about Public Safety programs, have fun on Bounce, see the inside of a fire truck! Till 8:00PM. Location is Green Acres Complex at the High School by West Colfax Ave. At 9:15 Fireworks begin!

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“Movies Under the Stars” fun for the whole family! The Roselle Park Summer Film Series returns Fridays, August 8th & August 29, 8PM at the Casano Community Center’s back yard, 314 Chestnut St Roselle Park, 908-245-0666 FREE. Bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, will be held inside.

Roselle Park’s Planet Dance studio, will present a Dance Recital August 20, 2014 6:30  – 7:00PM at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St Roselle Park. Free

Photography Exhibit: “Summer In Roselle Park - A fun place to be”

Casano Community Center Art Gallery

Continues through August 22, 2014

314 Chestnut St Roselle Park, NJ

Contact: 908-241-5874

The children will love the annual Veterans Memorial Library “Reading is a Picnic” End of Summer Party, on August 25, 2014 6 – 8 PM. Bring a picnic basket and blanket and enjoy JoJo Russell Kids in Motion – a 45 min non-stop song-dance-game extravaganza for kids of all ages. Indoors at the Casano Community Center. 314 Chestnut St Roselle Park. Free

New exhibit opens August 25, 2014 at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery, 314 Chestnut St Roselle Park. “Twisted Tales” will be artwork by the students of artist Lynnor Bontigao. The children will present known fairytales, poems, nursery rhymes, or folktale and then put a twist to it. Through October 2014.

Come enjoy a Night of Art on August 27, 6-8PM at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St Roselle Park. There will be a poetry reading by Roselle Park’s Poet Laureate, Leona Seufert, an open mic for the audience to read poetry, also music, and a talk about the current exhibit in the Art Gallery. Free

A tribute to Roselle Park’s “Dough Boys” WWI Exhibit

Continues at the Roselle Park Museum

9 West Grant Avenue

Contact: 908-245-1776

Open Wednesdays from 10-1

Roselle Park is easy to reach by car or public transportation. New Jersey Transit buses 58, 94, and 113 stop in the heart of the downtown, the Raritan Valley train station is four blocks to the north on Chestnut St., and the Garden State Parkway’s exit 137 is a short drive west of town on Westfield Ave. Also, Route 28 passes right through Roselle Park’s downtown Westfield Ave.

SummerFest’s goal is to publicize the town’s events and make Roselle Park a destination for summer fun. Contact Leona M Seufert at Beyond Words Communications, PR and Marketing consultant for SummerFest, 908-241-5874.

“SummerFest - Roselle Park, the place to be!”



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