The Rutherford Police Department will be participating in National Night Out’s 36th Anniversary on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in Lincoln Park between 6pm to 9pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and community camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. It enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. The evening will include rides and entertainment.
Rutherford’s Annual Fireworks display will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Memorial Field. Activities start at 7:00 PM with music by the classic rock cover band Yosemite. Food and drinks will be sold by Rutherford Junior Football and Cheer to benefit their program. The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:15 PM.
Visitors are reminded to bring lawn chairs or blankets for their own comfort and to leave their pets at home.
The 5th Annual Cruisin’ the Avenue Car Show will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 5 pm to 10 pm to support the Rutherford First-Aid Ambulance Corp. Stroll the Avenue surrounded by cars from all years and classes, dine at local establishments under the stars, enjoy live music, and kick off the summer right! (Raindate Wednesday, June 26).
This Saturday, June 15, 2019 is the 3rd Annual Rutherford Downhill Derby. The event showcases over 50 custom made and kit built soap box derby cars in an afternoon of gravity powered racing down West Pierrepont Avenue near the Lincoln Woods. Festivities kick off at 12pm with a beer garden, food and vendors on the American Legion lawn. Racing begins at 1pm. An awards presentation follows at 4pm with recognition for fastest cars, as well as,