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.
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.
Cars 2, with star racecar Lightning McQueen and friendly tow truck Mater, comes to Amador Valley Community Park on August 2. The two Pixar buddies take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. Rated PG.
Hugo, the film version of Brian Seznick’s best-selling novel “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” comes to the big outdoor screen on Thursday, August 9. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, this is the astonishing adventure of a boy who lives alone in a Paris railway station with a secret left to him by his father. The film is rated PG.
The season wraps up with another adventure film on August 16 with The Adventures of Tintin, based upon the internationally popular Belgian Tintin comic books by Herge. The film is rated PG.
For more information about the film series, please call the Community Services Department at (925) 931-5340.