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Summer Activities this Weekend

By Jennifer Ersalesi

On Saturday, June 29th, the 92nd Annual Baby Parade will take place. Check-in begins at 9:30 am by the entrance of Rutherford High School, 56 Elliot Place and the parade will travel from the high school to Lincoln Park starting at 10:00 am.

From 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, the Green Team and Rutherford DPW will hold a Foam Collection Drive and Paper Shredding Event at the DPW, 220 Highland Cross. See the flyer below to learn more about this event.

The Annual Rutherford Fireworks Display will take place on Saturday, June 29th. The DJ will start the music at 7:00 pm and the fireworks begin at approximately 9:15 pm.

On July 6th, the Rutherford Farmers' Market will begin in its new location, Lincoln Park.

The Summer Concert Series kicked off Thursday evening with Kurt & Marty on June 27th. The Summer Concert Series will continue each Thursday night in Lincoln Park at the Hutzel Bandshell. See the schedule below.

2024 Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

July 11th: Mushmouth

July 18th: Rutherford Community Band

July 25th: Summer Breeze

August 1st: Elton John Tribute Band

August 8th: School of Rock

August 15th: Big House

The Green Team has organized the 2024 Family Bike Rides as part of the Mayor's Wellness Campaign. All rides begin at the Rutherford Police Headquarters on Donaldson Avenue. Weather permitting (look for announcements on the Borough website), family bike rides will take place on these dates and times:

Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, September 17, 6:00 pm (earlier start due to sunset at 7:01 pm)

All bike riders should wear their bicycle helmets while participating in these short rides (approximately two-mile loops).

It is easy to keep up with Borough events by using this link to sign up to receive Mayor and Council newsletters. Follow this link to the Borough website to learn more about Upcoming Events.

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