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8:30 am

Salem County Fair

August 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until August 10, 2017

One event on August 11, 2017 at 8:30am

Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098,
Free

The Salem County Fair, an “Old Tyme” Country Fair, is the oldest County Fair in NJ.  There is a BBQ dinner offered every night as well as a staffed food concession and many food trucks. There is a large display of animals from cows to rabbits.  Horse activities, including horse pulls and barrel racing, are...

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9:00 am

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 31, 2017

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ United States
$10

Tuesday, August 1 through Thursday, August 31 Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Grab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s hunt entitled, ‘90 Degrees.’ Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. A great way to get the family outdoors year-round. Time:...

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10:00 am

Pop Up Story Time in the Park Cherry Hill

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Free

Co-Hosted by Cherry Hill Public Library and Cherry Hill Township Stroll over to your favorite park for a special outdoor story time brought to you by Cherry Hill Recreation and Cherry Hill Public Library. Join us each week for stories and fun as your children's librarians pop up throughout the town. July 7 – Chapel...

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11:00 am

Skippyjon Jones Storytime and Character Appearance – Princeton

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barnes and Noble – Princeton, 3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ United States
Free

Children's Event, Costume Character, Storytime (Childrens) Friday August 11, 2017 11:00 AM Join us for a special Storytime with an appearance from the adorable Skippyjon Jones! We'll read stories about Skippyjon's adventures followed by coloring, a character visit, and photo opportunities.

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2:00 pm

BCLS Build a Better World-Summer Events (Pinelands Library)

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2017 at 2:30pm

Pinelands Library, 29 Allen Ave.
Medford, NJ 08055
Free

Build a Better World! Read along with BCLS Libraries June 19 through August 12 as  they host biggest party of the summer filled with exciting events, prizes and more! Don’t forget to join in the fun online as you log your reading complete activity tracks with Beanstack. Eyes of the Wild Presents: Survival of the Fittest August 11,...

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Build a Better World | Summer Events (Pemberton Library)

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 31, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on August 3, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on August 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

Pemberton Library, 16 Broadway
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Free

Build a Better World! Read along with BCLS Libraries June 19 through August 12 as  they host biggest party of the summer filled with exciting events, prizes and more! Don’t forget to join in the fun online as you log your reading complete activity tracks with Beanstalk. Joe Holiday: Reading Rocks Magic Show July 25, 2017 - 6:00pm...

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Build a Better World | Summer Events (Maple Shade Library)

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 1, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on August 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

Maple Shade Library, 200 Stiles Avenue
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Free

Build a Better World! Read along with BCLS Libraries June 19 through August 12 as  they host biggest party of the summer filled with exciting events, prizes and more! Don’t forget to join in the fun online as you log your reading complete activity tracks with Beanstack.   Science tellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales  July 24...

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3:30 pm

OCL Puppet Show Players Present: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories (Various Locations)

August 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until August 18, 2017

Free

Age Range: Ages 3 & up Are you ready for this summer's blockbuster hit? The OCL Puppet Show Players will be performing a puppet show based on the original Star Wars trilogy. Get ready for non-stop action, valiant heroes, courageous heroines, dastardly villains and dutiful droids. May the Force be with You! This program will...

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5:00 pm

Italian Festival of Ocean Twp

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until August 13, 2017

Free

August 9th – 13th, 2017 Opens 5:00 PM Daily until 11:00 PM Joe Palaia Park, 200 Whalepond Rd., Oakhurst, NJ 07755 Celebrating Italian Heritage and Culture! Admission is Free. Discounted Family Ticket Ride Packages are available every night of the festival. For more information please email: [email protected] or call 732-517-1040. 2017 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Exciting Bands...

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Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson Farms

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2017

Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ 07840 United States
Free

A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm fresh food, live music, and fun. Donaldson Farms produce will be featured in the menu created and prepared by local chefs. The kids will sleep great after pony rides, lawn games, and other activities. No entrance fee. Food and activities priced individually. New a la carte menu...

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Middlesex County Fair

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until August 13, 2017

Middlesex County Fairgrounds, 655 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, NJ United States
$1 - $7

Monday-Friday: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 2017 Fair Dates Monday, August 7th through Sunday, August 13th General Admission Adults – $7 Seniors (ages 65 ) – $4 Children (ages 3-12) – $1 Children age 2 and under – Free Read complete admission price...

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La Festa Italiana – Jersey City

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until August 11, 2017

One event on August 12, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on August 13, 2017 at 3:00pm

Holy Rosary Church, 344 6th St
Jersey City, NJ United States
Free

Wed - Fri, 5pm - 11pm Sat & Sun, 3pm - 11pm Live Entertainment: ☆Elio Scaccio ☆The B Street Band ☆The Cameos ☆Total Soul ☆DJs Every Night Plus Fun, Food & Friends! Our Famous Wine & Peaches Fresh Hot Zeppole Famous Rice Balls Caffè Italiano Hourly & Super 50/50s Games, Prizes, Amusements

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6:00 pm

Summer Concert Series- Museum of Early Trades and Crafts

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, 9 Main St
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
Free

The Downtown Concert Series, six FREE Friday evening, family-friendly concerts, is held outside on the lawn of the Museum where picnicking is encouraged! Bring the family and plan to spend time Friday evening in beautiful, historic downtown Madison exploring the town’s many unique shops and restaurants. June 30- What's What July 14th- Fab Forward July...

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6:30 pm

Tuckerton Borough’s Free Summer Concert Series

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, 120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087 United States
Free

Join us for Tuckerton Borough’s Free Summer Concert Series on Tuckerton Seaport’s outdoor stage. Please bring your own beach chairs or blanket. For the safety and comfort of all our guests, alcohol and pets are not allowed. Smoking is only permitted in the clam shell parking lot.   August 11 - Rave On August 18...

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7:00 pm

Somers Point Beach Concerts

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

William Morrow Beach, (Somers Point) Bay Ave., bet. Higbee & New Jersey Aves.
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Free

The 25th Annual Somers Point Beach Concert Seriesbegins June 16, 2017 at The William Morrow Beach / Municipal Beach Park, located between Higbee and New Jersey Avenues on Bay Ave in Somers Point. Shows Are Free And Start At 7PM June 16 Award Winning Singer Songwriter Mike Zito International Roots/Rock Festival Headliner June 23 The...

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Cape May’s Free Concerts in the Park

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 4, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2017

One event on September 1, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on September 2, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on September 3, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on September 16, 2017 at 7:00pm

Rotary Club Park in Cape May, 400 S Lafayette St
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
Free

Bring a beach chair, or enjoy on one of our comfortable park benches. May 28  Atlantic Brass Band June 30 Suite Inspiration July 1     America’s Sweethearts July 2     Jack Melton Band July 3    Mainliners Chorus July 4    Congress Street Brass Band July 7     Duffy String Band July 8     Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey July...

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Friday Family Fun Night and Movie Lindenwold

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on August 18, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lindenwold Park, 1000 United States Ave
Lindenwold 08021, NJ 08021
Free

Fridays evening throughout the summer, Lindenwold Park hosts a Friday Family Fun Night with entertainment starting at 7PM. Stay at the park for a family friendly movie.June 23 – 7PM – Sarah O’Brien 8:45 PM – The Secret Life of Pets July 7 7 PM – The Simon Mandal Magic Show 8:45 PM – SING...

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Summer Concert Series – Keansburg

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Baywalk East, Keansburg, NJ United States
Free

Summer Concert Series Keansburg Concert Series 2017 at Baywalk East- bring a chair or blanket Friday’s @ 7pm July 7th – The Kickback Band July 21st – City Hicks July 28th – Almost Journey August 4th- Jimmy Shoez & The Magooz August 11th – Underpressure August 18th – Guns4Hire August 25th – The Kootz More...

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Concerts in the Park – Carteret

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Carteret Park, Carteret, NJ United States
free

”The Concerts in the Park” will continue this year with the first concert being Remember When, a seventies/disco & classic rock band, on Friday June 7th at 7PM. The concerts will be moved into the Thomas J. Deverin Community Center during inclement weather.July 7 – Remember When July 14 – Party of Five July 21...

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Essex County Free Summer Concert Series

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Brookdale Park, 473 Watchung Ave
Bloomfield, NJ United States
Free

ESSEX COUNTY FREE FAMILY FUN! BROOKDALE PARK All performances begin at 7:30pm DUPREES Friday, July 7 DARLENE LOVE Friday, July 14 RADIO NASHVILLE Friday, July 21 GLORIA’S MIAMI SOUND FEATURING NIKKI TORRES Friday, July 28 NEW YORK BEE GEES Friday, August 4 THE INFERNOS Friday, August 11

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7:30 pm

Children’s Dancing – Free Family Fun at Convention Hall

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2017

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Drive
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
Free

Children's Dancing - Free Family Fun at Convention Hall. Free dancing for children & families with the Fred Hall Orchestra (live band!) 7:30 pm at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Avenue. Free fun for the whole family, no need to call ahead!

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Movies in the Park – Howell

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on July 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on August 11, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on August 25, 2017 at 7:30pm

Howell Library, 218 Old Tavern Road
Howell, NJ United States
Free

July 14 – Beauty and the Beast July 28 – Moana August 11 – A Dog’s Purpose August 25 – Power Rangers Bring your blanket and a food item for donation

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Cirque Italia – Columbus

August 11 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until August 12, 2017

One event on August 12, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on August 13, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on August 12, 2017 at 4:30pm

One event on August 13, 2017 at 4:30pm

Burlington County Fair Grounds, Columbus, NJ 08022
$10 - $25

Find out more about Cirque Italia here!   Thursday Aug 10, 2017 7:30pm Friday Aug 11, 2017 7:30pm Saturday Aug 12, 2017 1:30pm Saturday Aug 12, 2017 4:30pm Saturday Aug 12, 2017 7:30pm Sunday Aug 13, 2017 1:30pm Sunday Aug 13, 2017 4:30pm

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8:00 pm

Free Atlantic City Summer Movies

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Historic Gardener’s Basin, 800 N New Hampshire Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401 United States
Free

Free Atlantic City Movies for Families this Summer Atlantic City Police Community Relations Unit presents "The Family Summer Movie Series" (Zootopia, Pan, Kung Fu Panda 3, and many more!) All children must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks and beverages will be donated by the Atlantic County Toys for Kids Program, but parents feel free to...

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StreetFEST Concert Series at Riverwinds

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Drive
West Deptford,, New Jersey 08086
Free

All Concerts Are Free & Start @ 8:00 p.m.July 14-Don’t Call Me Francis July 21-FM Band August 4-Infernos August 11-39 Mariner

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FREE Movies on the Beach- Wildwood

August 11 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

Wildwood Beach, Leaming Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260 United States
Free

FREE Movies on the Beach Wildwoods Beach at Leaming Avenue. FREE! When the sun goes down on Friday night, head to the Wildwood Beach with your chairs and blankets for a family movie on the beach. Movie starts at dusk. This unique experience will happen every Friday night and will feature the latest and greatest...

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Free Ocean County Movies this Summer

August 11 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

One event on July 3, 2017 at 8:00pm

Free

Free Ocean County Movies for Families this Summer Ocean County has more than just sand and surf to offer for your family fun! Starting in June, towns will be showing movies in parks and on the beach. Feel free to bring a beach chair, blanket, and some snacks and ENJOY THE SHOW! Free Ocean County Movies in Brick, NJ: Movies...

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Gloucester County Movies in the Park

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Free

Gloucester County celebrates Summer with Free Family Movies in the Park! What is the Gloucester County Free Summer Movies in the Park Series? Gather the family to bring your blankets and chairs to catch a free movie anywhere throughout the county all summer long! Gloucester County Free Summer Movies in the Park Movie Schedule with Park Locations Monday...

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8:30 pm

Free Movies on the Beach – Pemberton

August 11 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

One event on August 21, 2017 at 8:30pm

Mirror Lake Beach, 170 Clubhouse Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Free

Pemberton Township Burlington County celebrates Summer with Free Movies on the Beach!What is the Pemberton Township Free Movies on the Beach series? Gather the family to bring your blankets and chairs to catch a free movie in Burlington County all summer long! All movies shown at Mirror Lake Beach beginning at 8:30pm. Refreshments available for purchase at the...

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Hopatcong Free Summer Movies in the Park- Ghostbusters

August 11 @ 8:30 pm
Hilltop Field, 32 Lakeside Blvd
Hopatcong, NJ 07843 United States
Free

Join us for the our next movie in the park. On August 11th we will be showing Ghostbusters at Hilltop Field at 8:30. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will provide FREE popcorn throughout the movie.

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Movie Nights – Lebanon Township

August 11 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 14, 2017 at 8:30pm

One event on August 11, 2017 at 8:30pm

One event on September 8, 2017 at 8:30pm

Lebanon Township Memorial Park, 67 Bunnvale Rd
Califon, NJ 07830 United States
Free

Movies begin at dusk –For movie titles visit the township calendar at http://www.lebanontownship.net/calendar/calendar.aspx.

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Summer Movies in the Park- Van Saun Park

August 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders are excited to announce the return of Bergen County’s "Summer Movies in the Park" series. This summer the county will offer an expanded selection of movies at multiple locations including Van Saun County Park, Darlington Lake, and Riverside County Park. Movies will be...

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9:00 pm

Free Movies Under the Stars at Excursion Park

August 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2017

Excursion Park, John F Kennedy Blvd and Pleasure Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243 United States
Free

Free Movies Under the Stars at Excursion Park  Sea Isle City host Free Outdoor Movies (at dusk) at Excursion Park every FRIDAY in the summer from the end of June through August.  Excursion Park is located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Ave.  Just bring a blanket, beach chair, and some bug spray. Calendar: July 7    “Pete’s Dragon”...

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