Movies at New Center Park.
Time to dust off the old picnic blanket — once again, Detroit's New Center Park will host its free summer-long film series.
In a city that has only one first-run theater and a handful of art house theatres, this is a big deal. Wednesday nights feature blockbusters and classics, while Fridays nights will offer more family-friendly flicks. Let's take a gander at this season's programming:
Wednesday Night Movies
Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and screenings begin between 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., depending on sunset.
June 6: Loving Vincent
June 13: Pitch Perfect 3
June 20: Get Out
June 27: Private Romeo
(2011) Not Rated
July 4: Justice League
July 11: Lean on Me
July 25: I Am Not Your Negro
Aug. 1: Dreamgirls
Aug. 8: It
Aug. 15: Wonder Woman
Aug. 22: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Aug. 29: Black Panther
Sept. 5: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Friday Night Movies
Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and screenings beginning between 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., depending on sunset.
June 1: Rock Dog
June 8: The Iron Giant
June 15: Ratchet & Clank
June 22: Meet the Robinsons (2007) G
June 29: Bolt
(2008) PG (Bring your own dog: Leashed pets are welcome this night, with free dog treats while supplies last.)
July 6: The Princess and the Frog
July 13: The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 27: The Jungle Book
Aug. 3: Goosebumps
Aug. 10: A Wrinkle in Time
Aug. 17: Coco
Aug. 24: Metropolis
Aug. 31: Sing
In addition to the films, the park will also host a number of theatrical and cultural events, including the Allied Media Conference kid's party on June 15, performances of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights
from July 18 to 22, and the Detroit Caribbean Cultural Festival from Aug. 11 to 12.
More information is available at newcenterpark.com
. New Center Park is located on West Grand Boulevard at 2nd Avenue.
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