ELIZABETH, NJ - 'The Fuzzy Lemons', the self-proclaimed "juiciest family-friendly rock band on the scene," will headline a day of fun activities for children, parents, friends at Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day event June 16 at Rahway River Park.
The free event's activities begin at 12 p.m. and the Fuzzy Lemons will take the stage at 1 p.m.
“Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day brings our community together for a family-friendly celebration in the name of human rights and equal rights for LGBTQ residents, and we are all looking forward to being joined by The Fuzzy Lemons,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados.
A celebration of all families, Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day is an afternoon packed with musical performances, arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses, playground fun and more. The Fuzzy Lemons are known far and wide for their irresistible get-up-and-go approach to performing for young audiences.
A Family Equality Rally will kick off at 2 p.m. Attendees are welcome to bring a hand-held sign that celebrates the strength of diversity in the Union County community. Throughout the afternoon, attendees of all ages can visit an interactive display where they can make wearable items out of recycled materials, and sign up to walk the runway for the “Trash to Fashion” show at 3 p.m.
Families are invited to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Food trucks will also be on site for those who wish to purchase lunch. The afternoon’s festivities conclude at 5 p.m.
For more information about Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day visit ucnj.org/Pride, In the event of rain, check Union County on social media for updates. If necessary due to inclement weather, CommUNITY PRIDE Day will be held indoors at the Warinanco Sports Center, at Warinanco Park in Roselle.
Union County’s Pride Month events are organized by the Office of LGBTQ Services, including the LIGHT UP THE NIGHT – TEEN PRIDE celebration for LGBTQ teens and their friends age 16-19 on June 15, from 8 - 11 p.m., at the Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway. For ticket information visit ucpac.org (a limited number of free tickets are also available on a first come, first served basis by calling the UCPAC box office, 732-499-8226).