Nutley VFW hosting Movie Night Aug. 4

Nutley VFW Post 493 hosts its first-ever movie night Thursday, Aug. 4, with a feature presentation of “Minions,” at 8 p.m. at the post, 271 Washington Ave. The movie is free, but concessions will be available to purchase snacks. Proceeds will benefit the post’s restoration fund. Ice Cream Creations will be on hand selling treats. Pre-registration is required and may be done by clicking here. Bring your own chairs or blankets; none will be provided. Attendees must also park on-street. Can’t make it? Donate to the restoration fund @nutleyvfw493 on Venmo.

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