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Families Invited to Participate in Fall Festival at Watchung Reservation on October 7

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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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STEM Activities, BB Gun Shooting, Arts and Crafts Are All Part of the Upcoming Fall Festival

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -  All families in the area are invited to attend “Adventure Day,” a bi-annual interactive family festival (formerly called “Watchung Day”) taking place on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Watchung Reservation. Last fall the event attracted more than 100 local boys and girls along with their parents. Activities offered include: BB, archery, outdoor cooking, STEM fun, crafts, sports, field games, and more.

Adventure Day will take place in the Scout Camping Area of Watchung Reservation. Parking is available at the Trailside Nature Center, 452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside.

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Families are welcome to drop in at any time and stay as long as they wish. There is no cost for this free event but families are asked to RSVP at http://bit.ly/2whnNEq to ensure there are enough supplies available for all who attend.

For more information, please contact Charlean Mahon at 973-524-4459 or Charlean.mahon@scouting.org

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Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

June 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

Union County’s Free Summer Arts Concert Series Launches this Friday, June 22

June 19, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more on Friday June 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.

Attendees are also invited to bring a mat or beach towel and join in a free Union County Get ...

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