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Scenes from Fanwood's Party in the Park

Bungie bounce proved popular with the kids at Fanwood's Party in the Park Credits: John Mooney
Awaiting darkness to start the movie at La Grande Park on Tuesday in Fanwood. Credits: John Mooney
Food, folks and fun at the Fanwood Party in the Park on Tuesday Credits: John Mooney
Rainbow courtesy of the Fanwood Recreation Department Credits: John Mooney
Fanwood Councilmen Jack Molenaar and Russ Huegel at the Party in the Park. Credits: John Mooney
Big crowd at the Party in the Park in Fanwood Credits: John Mooney
Giant slides proved popular with the youngsters. Credits: John Mooney
Coach Carter Credits: John Mooney
Aislinn Mooney enjoys the bungie bounce Credits: John Mooney

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood hosted its annual Party in the Park, which kicks off the Tuesday night summer movie series at La Grande Park.

Hosted by the Fanwood Recreation Department, the event featured food, ice cream, games, bounce houses, laser tag, a scavenger hunt, and, of course, a movie on the inflatable big screen. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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