ROSELLE, NJ - Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, continues on Tuesday, July 24 with the presentation of “Peter Rabbit” at Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle. 

As part of the evening’s events, UC Get Fit, a health initiative of the Union County Freeholder Board, will offer fitness fun for kids before the movie, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Yoga with Gisela Teixeira-Santos will conduct the pre-movie activities.

Peter Rabbit is a live-action/computer-animated comedy film based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potter. Released in February of this year, Peter Rabbit has grossed $350 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from the critics. 

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“Family Fun & Flix gives families the opportunity to visit our parks, enjoy a free movie and also participate in activities that promote healthy habits for our children,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados.

All movies will begin at dusk, with everyone encouraged to bring a blanket or beach chair to claim your spot on the lawn. Bleacher seating will also be available. Refreshments can be purchased from the Good Humor Truck, hosted by TG and Sons.

Following is a list of movies throughout the summer at Warinanco Park:

  • Tuesday, July 24, Peter Rabbit
  • Tuesday, July 31, Coco
  • Tuesday, August 7, Cars 3 (Part of the National Night Out program at Meisel Park in Springfield)
  • Tuesday, August 14, Wonder

All movies start at dusk, weather permitting. For more information, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900 or visit the Union County website; www.ucnj.org. In case of weather-related matters, you can call 908-558-4079 after 3:30 p.m. on the day of the show.

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