Free Chicago Movies in the Parks – June 14 – Sept 16

Looking for an inexpensive, free activity with the loved ones in Chicago? Check out the Chicago’s Free Movies in The Park, where the Chicago Park District’s annual series takes place in more than 125 neighborhood parks and makes a great cheap date or family night (just BYO picnic and blanket). Films start at dusk.  This year’s Chicago‘s free Movies in the Park kicks off on June 14 at both Belmont Harbor and Montgomery Ward Park and continues through September 16. There are lots of great free movies to choose from this year, with some all-time classic s from teh 80’s mixed in with great kid’s animated movies, and some recent releases including, Iron Man 2, Inception, Twilight: Eclipse, Salt and many more. Here is an alphabetical listing of some of the better free movies to be shown:

NEW RELEASES

• The Dark Knight (shot in Chicago) – June 23 at Churchill Field, 1825 N Damen
• Grown Ups – July 1 at LaFollette, 1333 N. Laramie Ave
• Inception – July 1 at Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr.
• Iron Man 2 – June 20 at Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.
• Salt – July 19 at Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury St.
• The Social Network – July 5 at Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury St.
• True Grit – July 28 at Amundsen Park, 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave.
• Twilight: Eclipse – July 22 at Meyering Park, 7140 S. Martin Luther King Dr.

ANIMATION FOR THE KIDS
• Despicable Me – June 17 at Winnemac 5100 N. Leavitt St
• How to Train Your Dragon – Aug 9 at Touhy Park,  7348 N. Paulina St.
• Megamind – June 23 at Graver Park, 1518 W. 102nd Pl.
• Shrek Forever After – June 17 at Shedd Park, 3660 W. 23rd St.
• Tangled – Sep. 9 at Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison St.
• The Princess and the Frog – Aug. 9 at Fulton River Park, 601 W. Kinzie St.
• Toy Story 3 – Sep 16 at Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave.
• Up – Aug. 2 at Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury St.
• Wall-E – Aug.31 at Willye White Park, 1610 W Howard St.

CLASSIC MOVIES
• Airplane! – June 14 at Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury St.
• Back to the Future with Michael J Fox – Aug. 6 at Harold Washington Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
• E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial – July 12 at Fulton River Park, 601 W. Kinzie St.
• Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – July 13 at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St.
• Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – July 16 at Jonquil Park, 1023 W. Wrightwood Ave.
• JAWS – July 12 at 63rd Street Beach, 6300 S lake Shore Drive
• The Karate Kid – Aug 30 at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl.
• Raiders of the Lost Ark – Aug. 25 at Lake Shore Park, 808 N. Lake Shore Dr.
• Sixteen Candles – Aug. 17 at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St.
• Top Gun – Aug. 18 at Mary Bartelme Park, 115 S. Sangamon St.

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