Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a family movie night in Plainfield on October 1st – County of Union, New Jersey



Free double feature film event presented by the Union County’s Board of County Commissioners and in association with Plainfield Public Schools

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of County Commissioners would like to invite all residents to a double feature film event on October 1stNS with Ferdinand and In the heights in the parking lot of Plainfield High School at 950 Park Ave.

The car park opens at 5:30 p.m. and the event starts at 6:00 p.m.

The event is free, but advance registration is required at ucnj.org/reserve. Please note that only one registration is required per car.

“We are all looking forward to this doubleheader in Plainfield,” said Commissioner Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “This event is a great way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the whole family.”

Ferdinand is a 2017 computer-animated adventure comedy based on a bull named Ferdinand who refuses to participate in bullfighting but is pushed back into the arena where his beliefs are challenged as he competes against the world’s greatest bullfighter .

In the heights is a musical drama from 2021 based on the well-known stage musical. This film tells the story of a corner in the predominantly Dominican Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City, where every member of the community pursues their dream of a better life.

The event will be shown depending on the weather. In bad weather, the rainy date is October 15thNS.

Food and drinks are not for sale, but participants can bring their own refreshments. Alcohol is strictly forbidden.

Please note that the sound for the film is transmitted via WLAN.

Participants must stay in their vehicles (unless they have to use the toilet).

Residents will receive more information when they reserve their tickets.

For more information on Hispanic Heritage Month and related events, please contact Nathalie Alcaide-Hernandez by email at nahnandez@ucnj.org or by phone at 908-527-4880.

For information and updates on all Union County’s services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Testing Center at Kean University, the mobile testing unit, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, please visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information on COVID-19 is available from the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/gesundheit.


For all of Union County’s programs and services, visit ucnj.org, Call the Public Infoline at 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact form.

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