Seven city parks

Through August 31
Movies start at dusk
Free admission

Movie buffs and nature seekers will converge this summer at CitiparksDollar Bank Cinema In The Park series. Put down that remote, grab a blanket and a lawn chair and head out to one of the city’s many terrific parks for a summer filled with movies under the stars.

The series kicks off on Saturday, June 7th, running free screenings at seven city parks through August 31st. Movies start at dusk (between 8:30 and 9 p.m.), and include a broad mix of iconic classics and new features. Parks hosting this summer’s screenings are: Arsenal Park (Lawrenceville), Brookline Memorial Park, Flagstaff Hill (Schenley Park), Grandview Park (Mount Washington), Highland Park, Riverview Park (Northside), and West End/Elliott Overlook. Films are rated G, PG or PG-13, and with many family-friendly titles included.

On June 7th at Grandview Park, located on Bailey Avenue in Mount Washington, attendees will enjoy a screening of Here Comes the Boom (PG). A 2012 sports comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, Here Comes the Boom stars Henry Winkler, Salma Hayek and Kevin James. Over at Riverview Park in Observatory Hill on the Northside, Now You See Me (PG), a 2013 caper thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Common, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman, will be screened on opening night.

View a complete Cinema In The Park schedule, including ratings, and a map showing park locations.

Inclement weather may cause cancellations. Cancellation information will be listed online and broadcast on KDKA.

Jennifer Baron

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...