Movies in the Park Start Friday Night


The Alameda Recreation and Park Department, Friends of the Parks and City of Alameda Public Works Department will present three movies in the city’s outdoor parks this summer as part of its annual Starlight Movies in the Park program.

This Friday, June 20, residents are invited to come see “DESPICABLE ME 2″ at the Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field, 1101 West Redline Ave. (The film is rated PG.)

On Friday, July 25, the featured film will be “CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2,” also at the Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field

About six weeks later on Friday, Sept. 12, “BACK TO THE FUTURE” will be screened at Leydecker Field on Bay Farm.

This free events start at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for the kids.

The feature film begins at dusk, approximately 8:15 p.m.

Snacks and food will be available for purchase, and proceeds support the city’s Teen Program.

Guests are asked to bring their own chairs and blankets to better enjoy a film under the stars. (No barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages or pets are permitted.)