HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The deadline is quickly approaching to purchase tickets for the Music School of Rock, the Hasbrouck Heights Library’s 12th annual Summer Bash, a library's premiere summer tradition of fun, learning and engagement, where families can spend quality time together in a relaxed and informal setting. 

The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, August 1 at the Library.

This year’s theme, building upon the summer reading tagline “Libraries Rock,” is meant to inspire the next generation of music artists and performers to the World Stage.

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The Summer Bash is the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights’ yearly blowout of events for the whole family, after hours on Friday, Aug. 3rd from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4th.

The Library continues to be a community hub where everyone feels welcomed, encouraged and supported in their knowledge, entertainment and creative endeavor, said Mimi Hui, Library. Director.

This year’s bash will included the following:

• Guest Appearances of Costume Characters

• Music Craft Projects for Boys and Girls

• Rock Star Mini Makeovers w/ Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School

• Jester Jim: Beatboxing, Juggling and Comedy Show

• Learn about the Amazing World of Reptiles with Bill Boesenberg from Snakes-n-Scales

• Special Music Performance by School of Rock of Saddle Brook

There will be a late-night movie screening of “Ready Player One,” rated PG-13, from approximately 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. While there is no extra cost for the movie, registration is separate for the screening, as seating is limited. 

Food will be provided, featuring Hot Dogs, Nachos & Cheese, Pasta Salad, a Popcorn Bar, along with beverages such as water and canned soda. There will also be a Coffee/Tea Bar with various sweets served later in the evening.

Children under 12 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

The suggested donation is $5 for children under 12 years old and $10 for those 12 and above. The last day to RSVP is Aug. 1st. Registration must be in-person at the library; no tickets will be sold at the door.

Music School of Rock is made possible through the generous support and funding from the Friends of the Library, the Hasbrouck Heights Chamber of Commerce, Costa Family and additional community-minded businesses. 

The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is located at 320 Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights, on the second floor of the municipal building. 


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