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Outdoor Movies in the Park

By Jackie Burrell
Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 at 2:20 pm in Family Entertainment.

Outdoor movies (MCT Direct photo)
Outdoor movies are popping up in parks all over. Among the upcoming offerings…

Pleasanton’s “Free Movies in the Park” series features Jack Black in “School of Rock” (PG-13) Aug. 6 at dusk, Delucchi Park. The park opens to the public at 4 p.m., screening time is approximately 8:30 p.m. Free – plus free popcorn, courtesy of Thriving Ink.

Walnut Creeks’ “Movies Under the Stars features “Kung Fu Panda” on Aug. 15 at dusk at Heather Farm Park, Ballfield #1. Free.

Pleasanton’s “Free Movies in the Park” series continues with “Raiders of the Lost Ark” – yes, it had to be snakes – Aug. 20 at dusk, Delucchi Park. The park opens to the public at 4 p.m., screening time is approximately 8:30 p.m. Free – plus free popcorn, courtesy of Thriving Ink.

Oakland’s Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate hosts “Fourth Friday Music & Movies.” They’ll be screening “A Little Princess” on Aug. 28. Gates open at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk. $5 per person.

Walnut Creeks’ “Movies Under the Stars” features “Marley & Me” on Sept. 12 at dusk at Heather Farm Park, Ballfield #1. Free.

Oakland’s Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate hosts “Fourth Friday Music & Movies.” They’ll be screening “Finding Neverland” on Sept. 25. Gates open at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk. $5 per person.

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3 Responses to “Outdoor Movies in the Park”

  1. Monica Kortz Says:

    Please remember El Cerrito.

  2. Jackie Burrell Says:

    Hey, Monica — When we don’t list an event, it’s because we didn’t know about it, so thanks for the heads up! Aug. 8 at Cerrito Vista Park in El Cerrito — “Back to the Future” starts at dusk.

  3. old movies Says:

    Way cool! And I bet they show some of my favorite old movies =)

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