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Posted on: June 29, 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. “The Department of Parks and Recreation works extremely hard to provide our residents with events across the county. In addition to our events, services like our pickleball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, the Whitall House, butterfly house and more.”

Check out our event listings from July 1-15 and stay tuned for more throughout the summer.

Movies in the Park

All movies start at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m.

Harrison Twp.             7/2/2021         Sonic the Hedgehog                Ella Harris Park

Glassboro                    7/9/2021         Trolls World Tour                    East New Street Park

Franklinville                7/14/2021       Trolls World Tour                    Franklin Twp. Little League

Family Fun Shows

Beach Party

July 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Fasola Park 

A rockin' fun-filled interactive Beach Party is just what you need!

Kid's Fun Magician 

July 7 at10:30 a.m. 

Dream Park

Kids Fun Magician, Ron, will perform a show with comedy, audience participation and of course Magic!

Magic Cooking Show

July 9 at 6 p.m.

James G. Atkinson Park

A crazy goofy chef will magically produce and vanish different foods. 

Summer Concerts

Deja Groove

Saturday, July 3, 2020 - 7:00pm
Rain Date: Monday, July 5, 2020 - 7:00pm
Woodbury High School Athletic Field, Woodbury
This band delivers high-energy renditions of today’s music along with your favorite Top 40, Motown, and old school hits with their own special blend of talent and creativity. Fireworks provided by the City of Woodbury immediately following the concert. 

The Bumpuses

Saturday, July 10 - 7:00pm

Rain Date: Sunday, July 11 - 7:00pm

James G Atkinson Memorial Park, Sewell
Josh, Bryan & Jon are all known and respected musicians on the scene. Talent is not lacking here and neither is their eclectic repertoire that has already gained the cover band a lot of notoriety. The band covers a multitude of songs from the 1950's through today including a vast number of genres. Oh yeah...They love A Christmas Story too!

Special Events

Butterfly Festival - 7/10 – 12pm-4pm
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park
Join us for a day all about Bees and Pollinators. Come learn the importance of both and how you can attract them to your yards. Enjoy tours of the Butterfly House, free classes, a bug parade and other family fun activities. For more information about this event please call 856-307-6456.

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

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