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Watch Frozen: Free Movies in The Park This Summer in Pleasanton Starts Thursday

The family-friendly movies will be held at Amador Valley Community Park at dusk.

Pleasanton residents are invited to enjoy free movies during six Thursday evenings this summer, compliments of the City of Pleasanton. 

All films will be shown at dusk at Amador Valley Community Park, located at 4301 Black Avenue, on a giant screen that measures 26 feet diagonally. The 23-acre park is centrally located and features picnic/barbeque facilities, two play structures, plenty of open space and ample parking. All films scheduled are rated PG or PG13.

Seating will be cordoned off in sections with blanket seating in the front, low-back beach chairs in the center, and camp chairs and other higher positioned seating in the rear, to accommodate for the best viewing. Please do not place blankets or chairs on the lawn area prior to 10:00 a.m. Fun activities such as contests, games, and sing-alongs are scheduled during the waiting period just prior to the film showing.

The 5th annual summer film season kicks off on Thursday, July 10 with Academy Award winner Frozen, the Disney blockbuster inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Snow Queen.

Next up on Thursday, July 17, is Despicable Me 2, the family-friendly sequel to Despicable Me, featuring the voices of Steve Carell, Russell Brand, and Miranda Cosgrove. This computer animated comedy also features new cast members including Benjamin Bratt and Steve Coogan.

The Lego Movie comes to Movies in the Park on Thursday, July 24. This first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO adventure is based on the Lego line of construction toys and won critical praise for its visual style, humor and story line.

Ender’s Game, a military science fiction film based on the best-selling novel of the same name comes to Amador Valley Community Park on July 31. This fast-paced adventure features Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, and Harrison Ford.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second installment of the Hunger Games trilogy is scheduled to play at Movies in the Park on Thursday, August 7. Jennifer Lawrence returns in her role as Katniss Everdeen.

The season wraps up with the 2013 superhero film, Man of Steel, on August 14.  The film stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, and Russell Crowe.

For more information about the film series, please call the Parks and Community Services Department at (925) 931-5340.

—Information submitted by City of Pleasanton


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