Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights Begin August 4
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For Immediate Release
July 17, 2014
Released By:
Parks and Recreation
For More Information Contact:
Parks Department

Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, will give residents and visitors plenty of chances to enjoy popular films under the night skies in city parks in August and September. 

All shows begin at dusk (approximately 7:45 p.m.) and are sponsored by the Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program with media support by the Boston Herald, JAM’N 94.5, Kiss 108, and presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment.  Free popcorn will be provided by AMC Loews Theatres. 

Bring your blankets and chairs and make yourself comfortable as you enjoy these family favorites in the outdoors.  Dates, locations, and movies are as follows:

 Monday, August 4

Almont Park, 40 Almont Street, Mattapan

“Despicable Me II”

Monday, August 11

Ramsay Park, 1917 Washington Street, South End/Roxbury

“The Lego Movie”

Monday, August 18

M Street Park, 775 East First Street, South Boston


Thursday, August 21

Hynes Playground, 502 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury


Monday, August 25

Ringer Playground, 85 Allston Street, Allston-Brighton


Wednesday, August 27

Doherty Playground, 1545 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

“Monsters University”

Friday, September 5

Frog Pond, Boston Common

“Jaws” presented with support from Cadillac

Friday, September 12

Please note location change:

Healy Playground, 160 Florence Street, Roslindale

“The Nut Job”

Friday, September 19

Frog Pond, Boston Common


Friday, September 26

George Wright Golf Course, Hyde Park

“The Greatest Game Ever Played”

For more information please call (617) 635-4505 or visit the Boston Parks and Recreation Department online on Facebook or at  WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, free nutritious food and access to health care to low- to moderate income-pregnant women, infants and children under five.


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