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Sun, August 19

Springwood Park, Asbury Park

Rockin In The Park

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Rockin In The Park "Rockin The Park" Family Fun Day will be on August 19th at Springwood Park in Asbury Park at 12pm. This event will host food, fun and family activities. Music will be provided by DJ Smooth, DJ Hands Up and DJ KJBEST1.

We would like to thank the two organizations assisted in sponsoring this event, The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce and the College Achieved Charter ...

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