MORRISTOWN, NJ – The New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices will be offering discounted admission for Friday night skating events at Mennen Sports Arena for Morris County youth and their families. The special begins Jan. 4 and ends March 8. The coalition and Mennen Sports Arena seek to provide an opportunity for teens and adolescents to have fun with friends in a safe, chaperoned, healthy, drug- free environment.

The coalition is offering a $5 discount off the regular cost of $12, which includes admission and skate rental. The rink is open for skating from 8-10 p.m., and the box office opens at 7:30 p.m. Snack bar concessions and video games are not included in the admission price.

In its efforts to unite the Morris County community in the war against drug and alcohol addiction, Friday night themes presented by the New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices will include:

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Law Enforcement Night: Many police departments and law enforcement agencies will be on hand to display equipment, explain its purpose and allow children to meet and greet law enforcement officers.

Fire Fighter Night

Martial Arts and Fitness Night

Dance Night

Photo ID Night: The Morris County Sheriff’s Department will create a free official ID card for any child who would like one.

To get the discounted rate, Morris County residents must visit the table staffed by New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices in the arena lobby. Membership in the coalition is not required. is a member of the New Jersey Press Association and is a hyperlocal news site that serves residents, organizations and business owners of Denville, New Jersey.

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