Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, will have extended hours on Thursday nights in July and August, and show free animal-themed movies under the stars on the top of the zoo parking deck.

Family Nights will be held on Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26 and Aug, 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; and Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27 and Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.

Last admission to the zoo will be at 8 p.m. Movies begin at 7:30. Families coming to “Zoo-vies” should bring their own chairs or blankets to sit on. Admission is free; movies will be canceled in the event of rain.

The schedule for Zoo-vies in July is:

July 5: “Disneynature African Cats”
July 12: “Tarzan”

July 19: “The Adventures of Milo and Otis”
July 26: “The Secret Life of Pets”

Turtle Back Zoo is open daily. For more information and the August schedule, call 973-731-5800 or visit www.essexcountynj.org/turtlebackzoo.

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