The nights are getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and as we approach the official beginning of summer, we are also in the midst of an annual Carteret tradition: Mayor Dan Reiman’s Movies in the Park.

On Wednesday and Saturday evenings this July and August, head to Carteret Park for a range of family-friendly films. The series kicked off earlier this month with showings of Despicable Me, Cats & Dogs 3, Scoob and The Crood. Next month, head to the park for a range of cinematic offerings, starting with Dolittle on July 7th and My Spy on July 10th, and continuing through the month with a host of crowd pleasers, including Sing on July 21st. August will bring films from Matilda to Shrek to Raya & The Last Dragon and beyond, wrapping up with Anastasia: Once Upon a Time on August 28th. For a full list of screenings, visit the Carteret website. All movies start at 8:30pm. rental apartments located in Carteret include residences at Meridian Terrace, Meridian Square and Carteret Gardens. Other nearby apts for rent include listings at Woodbridge Gardens, located in Woodbridge Township and Convery Gardens, located in Perth Amboy. Use’s Apartment Locator to find the Garden State residence that’s right for you.