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Watch Starlight Movies in the Park!

Post Date:07/11/2017 11:55 AM

Nine Movies to Be Featured at Park Locations throughout the City through August 26


Evanston’s Starlight Movies in the Park series, presented by the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, continues through Saturday, August 26, and will feature nine movies at locations throughout the city:

  • Thursday, July 20 – The Secret Life of Pets, Ryan Field, 1501 Central St.
  • Tuesday, August 1 – Jumanji, Penny Park, Lake St. at Ashland Ave.
  • Saturday, August 5 – The Lorax, Ladd Arboretum, Bridge St. at McCormick Blvd.
  • Tuesday, August 8 – Ghostbusters (2016), Baker Park, Keeney St. at Forest Ave.
  • Saturday, August 12 – Shall We Dance?, Dawes Park, Sheridan Rd. at Church St.
  • Tuesday, August 15 – Hidden Figures, Twiggs Park, Dodge Ave. at Simpson St.
  • Saturday, August 19 – Grease (sing along), Robert Crown Park, 1701 Main St.
  • Tuesday, August 22 – Maleficent, Bent Park, Central St. at Cowper Ave.
  • Saturday, August 26 – Zootopia, Brummel Park, Brummel St. and Elmwood Ave.

With the exception of the July 20 event, all movies will begin at dusk. Interactive family activities will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. before the movies. Admission is free. Movies will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

A schedule of Starlight Movies is available at For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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