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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Gloucester County Summer Programming

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Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are rolling out programs all summer long.

“Free concerts, fun shows, movies and more are on the horizon so breakout your calendar and come out to celebrate the season,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger.

“Our Department of Parks and Recreation works very hard to put on events and programming throughout the summer. We hope to see you there,” said Commissioner Jim Lavender, liaison to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Check out our event listings from June 11-30 and stay tuned for more throughout the summer.


Movies in the Park

Woodbury                   6/11/2021         Missing Link                            Bell Lake Park

Swedesboro                6/18/2021        Trolls World Tour                    Swedesboro Auction Block

Newfield                      6/23/2021        Dumbo                                    Newfield Recreation Complex

Gloucester County      6/25/2021        The Wizard of Oz                    Scotland Run Park                  


Family Fun Shows

June 29, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Fasola Park, Deptford

Safari Sam- Safari Sam comes complete with a gray mustache and a Pith Helmet. Meet puppet Jungle Animals who will amuse you with their silly antics. 

Summer Concerts

TK & The Howlers
Saturday, June 12 - 7:00pm
Rain Date: Sunday, June 13 - 7:00pm
DJ Bentz Memorial Soccer Complex, Clayton
This band is all about having a really great time, and being true to the blues and classic & blues rock.

The Texas Leggs
Saturday, June 19 - 7:00pm
Rain Date: Sunday, June 20 - 7:00pm
James G Atkinson Memorial Park, Sewell

The Texas Leggs blend eclectic elements of psych rock, blues, and jazz to create a unique aesthetic and original sound that is infectious and raw.

Mesquite Honey
Saturday, June 26 - 7:00pm
Rain Date: Sunday, June 27 - 7:00pm
5th and River Dr., Westville
Fused in classic rock, blues and funk, as well as a few surprises, this band will have audiences dancing and singing along. Fireworks provided by Westville immediately following the concert. 
 

Special Events

CANCELLED: Family History Day– 6/20 – 12pm-4pm
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park
Father’s Day Baseball Demonstration.
Come learn about America’s favorite pastime. Baseball exists as a uniquely American endeavor, and is not only an important part of American history, but also an important part of American culture and society. Through its historical influence, and representation of culture, baseball continues to make an imprint on American society. Join us for an old fashion game of baseball and sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery at the Red Bank Battlefield. For more information about this event please call 856-307-6456.

Whitall Flower Show - 6/27 – 12pm-4pm
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park 
Come join us for the annual Ann Whitall flower show. Enjoy tours of the Whitall house along with beautiful floral specimens, garden tours and family friendly activities.

For more information, please visit https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/646/Parks-Recreation  or call 856-251-6710

 

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