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Fort Lee Historic Film History Jitney Tour
The Fort Lee Film History Jitney Tour takes palce Sunday, June 24th out of the Fort Lee Farmer's Market in the plaza of the Fort Lee Community Center (1355 Inwood Terrace). The tours are free and on a first come fisrt serve basis - sign up for tours are the day of the event (June 24th) from 8 AM to 11 AM at the Fort Lee Film Commission table in the Farmer's Market. Tours run from 11 AM to 3 PM. The frst tour will include the unveiling of two new commemorative street signs in celebration of the centennial of a Fort Lee born movie studio - Universal. We will unveil the first sign at Fifth Street and Washington Avenue in the Coytsville section of Fort Lee and that sign will read "Carl Laemmle Wat" in honor of Universal Studio founder Mr. Laemmle who shot his first films in Coytesville and who used the Champion Studio which stlll stands on Fifth Street as the first studio of Universal in 1912. The second sign will be dedicated on Main Street opposite Jones Road where the second Universal Studio was built in 1914. These tours are sponsored by the Fort Lee Film Commission, the Fort Lee Historical Society and the Fort Lee Historic Site Landmark Committee.
More About Fort Lee Community Center
The 35,000-square-foot Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center is more than just a venue for youth and adult sports. You will find organized basketball, soccer, cheerleading, volleyball, baseball, football and softball there, but seasonal programs such as aerobics, dance, yoga and pilates, and special events like concerts, a speakers' bureau, cabaret nights, "Dancing Under the Stars" and "Movies and Music Under the Stars" make the center a multi-purpose community resource. Additional highlights include a seasonal English conversation program, line dancing, a toddler gym and a farmers' market, which runs through November. Many of these programs are free to Fort Lee residents. The impressive structure is surrounded by a plaza with a large fountain on one side and a vast lawn with benches on the other. The community center is located where Center Ave., Anderson Ave. and Inwood Terrace converge near the Fort Lee Police station. A Fort Lee Community Center photo ID card is required to use any of the facilities or participate in most of the programs. Fort Lee residency is also required.
Other events here
- EDDIE BALLAS SOCCER CAMP Mon, Aug 12, 9:00 pm–12:00 pm