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Big Name Movies Are Coming To Edgewater Parks This Summer

Best-In-Show-8.5-x-11-poster-600x524Celebrating its 16th year, Chicago once again presents Movies In The Parks. The event which officially started this past weekend, will show its first movie in Edgewater on June 21, at Kathy Osterman Beach.

Come prepared with chairs, blankets and munchies and view a selection of cult, classic and animated films through early September. All movies begin at dusk and are weather permitting.  Call (312) 742-1134 for daily listings and weather-related cancellations.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 8:30 PM – 10:35 PM
Kathy Osterman Beach, Movie showing north of Bryn Mawr, east of LSD
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
Les Demoiselles de RochefortFour young artists living in Rochefort are looking for love, and looking for each other, without realizing their ideal matches are very close.
Movies in the Parks is presented by Bank of America.

Friday, June 24, 2016 from 8:30 PM – 10:19 PM
Kathy Osterman Beach, Movie showing north of Bryn Mawr, east of LSD
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Three drag queens (Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes, John Leguizamo) travel across the country in this buddy comedy – tangling with intolerant law enforcement, getting stranded in small-town U.S.A. and leaving a trail of vibrance and beauty behind them.
PG-13 | 109 minutes | 1995,  Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.
*Closed Captioned.

Monday, July 18, 2016 from 8:15 PM – 9:53 PM
Kathy Osterman Beach, Movie showing north of Bryn Mawr, east of LSD
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
Beach Blanket Bingo – This fourth installment of the popular Beach Party movies starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello takes the hijinks of 1960’s comedy to a new level with a motorcycle gang, a pop star, skydiving surfers and a mermaid named Lorelai.
NR | 98 minutes | 1965, Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 8:30 PM – 10:15 PM
Berger Park, 6205 N Sheridan Rd Chicago, IL 60660
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
Best in ShowThe tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives — the Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them.
PG-13 | 2000 | 1h 30m | Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 8:15 PM – 9:46 PM
Senn Playlot Park, 5887 N. Ridge Ave. Chicago, IL 60660
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
Hotel Transylvania 2 – Now the grandpa of a half-human boy, Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) enlists his ghoulish friends to help him bring out the monster in his grandson before he loses him and his daughter to the outside world.
PG | 89 minutes | 2015, Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.
*Closed Captioned

Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 8:00 PM – 10:09 PM
Berger Park, 6205 N Sheridan Rd Chicago, IL 60660
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
The Sting – A young con man in Chicago (Robert Redford) teams up with a master of the long con (Paul Newman) to avenge the murder of his mentor and to win a fortune from a crooked banker.
PG | 129 minutes | 1979, Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.

Monday, September 5, 2016 from 8:00 PM – 10:02 PM
Kathy Osterman Beach, Movie showing north of Bryn Mawr, east of LSD
Fee: Free, Age Range: Any
Some Like it Hot – After they witness the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, two Chicago Musicians (Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon) have to flee the city, and wind up disguising themselves as women and joining an all-girl band heading to Florida.
PG | 122 minutes | 1959
*Closed Captioned


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