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South Orange Summer Nights


South Orange Summer Nights 2017

Art in the Park, Summer Concerts and Moonlit Movies are Wednesday night programs collectively known as South Orange Summer Nights and this year they are bigger and better than ever! 

Programs are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, activities will be canceled. South Orange Summer Nights is jointly produced by the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and SOPAC. 

Art in the Park 

Art programs run from 6-8PM each Wednesday.
For adults and children age 6 and older. 

WED, JUN 7 at Cameron Park Duck Pond
Paint a real picnic table with abstract designs for use during summer concerts. Decorate and take home your own miniature table top made from Popsicle sticks. 

WED, JUN 14 at Cameron Park Duck Pond
Create a giant community string art mural from yarn, nails, wood and fuzzy wool objects.  

WED, JUN 21 at Cameron Park Duck Pond
Learn the basics of life drawing with a costumed model in an outdoor setting. 

WED, JUN 28 at Cameron Park Duck Pond 
Create a community mural with letters and lines, plus flowers you make from recycled book pages.

WED, JUL 5 at Floods Hill 
“Faces of South Orange, Who’s Your Real Life Hero?” 
Be photographed as the most inspiring person you know. Come in costume or build a prop. It’s all part of a community display.

WED, JUL 12 at Floods Hill 
“Squirt Painting.” Spray paint a unique design on giant sheets! Step one of a fun community fiber art project.

WED, JUL 19 at Floods Hill  
“Balloon Sculpture.” Help create a balloon monster! 

WED, JUL 26 at Floods Hill 
“Sew it Up.” Step two of a fun community fiber art project. Add colorful thread to the squirt painted sheet. 

WED, AUG 2 at Floods Hill  
“Confetti Mural.” We will end the season with a BANG! 

Concerts in the Park  

Concerts begin at 7:30PM at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park. Arrive early to order from the food trucks and pick out a spot on the lawn! 

WED, JUL 5 | Mark Murphy & Friends (Singer-Songwriters) 

WED, JUL 12 | Nine Deeez Nite (’90s Tribute & Covers)

WED, JUL 19 | Shining Star (Earth Wind and Fire Tribute)

WED, JUL 26 | Counterfeiters (’80s, ’90s Party Band) 

WED, AUG 2 | Rock the Hill (Shakey Ground and The Baby Please)

Moonlit Movies 

Movies begin at 8:15PM at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.

WED, AUG 9 | Sing 

WED, AUG 16 | Grease 

WED, AUG 23 | Pitch Perfect 

WED, AUG 30 | Beauty and the Beast