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The Fort Lee Film Commission and the Fort Lee Public Library present "Laughter in the Shadows of War - 1941"

Laughter in the Shadows of War - 1941

This 3-part film retrospective highlights the 75th anniversary of America’s entry into World War II with the screening  and discussion of three wildly popular films of 1941 that kept Americans laughing and made box office stars of two Burlesque comedians from New Jersey, Bud Abbott & Lou Costello. Fort Lee Film Commission Executive Director Tom Meyers will introduce the films and discuss the importance of these films to American moviegoers in 1941.

Schedule of films:

  • BUCK PRIVATES - Dec 2 at 6:30 pm
  • IN THE NAVY - Dec 9 at 6:30
  • KEEP 'EM FLYING - Dec 16 at 6:30 pm

Admission is free. Screenings take place in the Fort Lee Public Library Theater on the ground floor of the library at 320 Main Street. Doors open at 6pm and programs start at 6:30pm. For further info call (201) 693-2763.

Cancellation of September 26, 2016 Planning Board meeting

Please be advised that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. is being canceled due to lack of agenda. The next regular public meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. All meetings are held in the Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Fall 2016 Cliffhanger Film Festival - "Horror on the Hudson" - October 7, 2016

Horror on the Hudson

Fort Lee Film Commission and Palisades Interstate Park present "Horror on the Hudson: A Century of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"

The Fort Lee Film Commission and the Palisades Interstate Park will sponsor an outdoor film screening on October 7th at 8pm at Ross Dock, Fort Lee on the Hudson River. Admission is free – bring a blanket or lawn chair. We will screen segments from the 1916 Universal Studio film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea part of which was shot at Universal Studio on Main Street in Fort Lee, NJ. This will be followed by a screening of the classic 1954 Walt Disney film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. For additional info call the Fort Lee Film Commission at (201) 693-2763. For directions to Ross Dock visit www.njpalisades.org/directionsRossdock.html.

9/11 Memorial Ceremony - Sunday, September 11, 2016, 10:00AM

9/11 Ceremony
Borough of Fort Lee 9/11 Memorial
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 10AM
Rain or shine
Fort Lee Constitution Park (off Linwood Avenue)

Please join the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fort Lee in the 9/11 Memorial Service along with the Fort Lee Emergency Services.

Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival - Sunday, October 2, 2016

Jitney Bus Tour

The annual Fort Lee Arts & Music festival will take place on Sunday, October 2nd from 11am to 6pm on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. There will be two stages of free entertainment, which will include a 60th anniversary concert of the legendary Fort Lee based Rock & Roll group The Royal Teens. The event includes free rides and face painting for kids, arts & crafts vendors and food vendors. Parking is in the adjacent Municipal Lot. For further info call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763.


"You Have a Choice To Raise Your Voice"

Fort Lee Historic Jitney Tour "The Ghosts of Fort Lee" rolls out on Sunday, October 30, 2016

Jitney Bus Tour

The Fort Lee Fall Historic Jitney Tour "Ghosts of Fort Lee" rolls Sunday, October 30th! Admission is free but first come / first served. Sign up is from 9am-11am at the Fort Lee Film Commission table at the Fort Lee Farmer's Market in the plaza of the Community Center (1355 Inwood Terrace) on the day of the event. The bus leaves on the hour from 11am through 2pm. For further you can call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763.


Annual Fort Lee Outdoor Art Show - September 25, 2016

Outdoor Art Show

The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs and the Fort Lee Artist Guild sponsors the annual Fort Lee Outdoor Art Show in the plaza of the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center (1355 Inwood Terrace) on Sunday, September 25th from 10am to 2pm. Join us for a daylong celebration of the arts. Works are for sale. This is a juried art show with prizes. Interested artists should call the Office of Cultural Affairs at (201) 693-2763 or send emails to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Shredding Event - Saturday, September 10, 2016

Fort Lee Shredding Event: Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 9AM to 1PM at the Recreation Center on Stillwell Avenue.

Fort Lee residents only (proof of residency required) and 4 bags per household allowed.

Fort Lee Summer Cruiser Night Classic Car Show - August 25, 2016

Summer Cruiser Night

Applications are now available for the 2016 Fort Lee Summer Cruiser Night Classic Car Show to be held Thursday, August 25th from 6pm to 9pm at the Palisade Trolley Junction at the south end of Abbott Boulevard (Sharon Plaza). There will be trophies awarded, DJ music, food available and a Palisades Amusement Park gallery of posters to view. The rain dates September 8th.

This district of Fort Lee is known as The Junction as it is where up to 1938 trolleys would turn from Route 5 up from  Edgewater and then head south on Abbott Boulevard. We hope to designate this business district as The Palisade Trolley Junction and bring more people here to shop and for events such as this classic car show. For further info call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications for the cruiser night can be downloaded below.

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