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Fantastic Beasts Coming to Turtle Back Zoo-vies, Aug. 23

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Wednesday August 23

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday, August 23 with 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.'

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back has been hosting Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings during July and August, Zoo-vies, featuring animal-related movies, will be shown on the top floor of the Turtle Back Zoo Parking Deck.

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Families coming to Zoo-vies should bring their own chair or blanket on which to sit. Films will begin at dusk. Admission to the movies is free, and movies will be cancelled in the event of rain. The schedule for Zoo-vies is as follows:

Wednesday, August 23rd        Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Wednesday, August 30th        Moana

Turtle Back Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission is $12 for children and senior citizens, $15 for adults and free for children under 2 years. For additional information, please call 973-731-5800 or visitwww.essexcountynj.org/turtlebackzoo.

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