Advanced Search

Evanston RoundTable | Evanston, IL
The Weather Network
Brigitte Schmidt Bell P.C.

home : city news : city news
August 18, 2019

7/19/2019 11:08:00 AM
Starlight Movies in the Park Begin July 27
Submitted by the City of Evanston


Eight Movies Featured at Evanston Locations Through August 24

Starlight Movie at Ryan Field (courtesy NU Sports)

 Evanston’s 2019 Starlight Movies in the Park series, presented by the City's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, begins on Saturday, July 27 with the showing of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” at Twiggs Park, located at Dodge Ave. at Simpson St.

The series will continue through August 24 and will feature eight movies at locations throughout the city:

  • *Saturday, July 27 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Twiggs Park, Dodge Ave. at Simpson St. *This movie was previously scheduled for August 3.
  • Saturday, Aug. 3 – Incredibles 2, Ryan Field, 1501 Central St. (Northwestern University Community Picnic and Movie Night)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Avengers: Infinity War, Penny Park, Lake St. at Ashland Ave. (National Night Out)
  • Saturday, Aug. 10 – The Karate Kid (1984), Leahy Park, Lincoln St. and Ridge Ave.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 13 – First Man, Dawes Park, Sheridan Rd. at Church St. 
  • Saturday, Aug. 17 – Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Cartwright Park, Prospect Ave. at Grant St. (sponsored by Westminster Place)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 20 – Hotel Transylvania 3, Baker Park, Keeney St. at Forest Ave. (sponsored by Gold Fish Swim School)
  • Saturday, Aug. 24 – Ralph Breaks the Internet, James Park, Oakton St. at Dodge Ave.

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Northwestern University will host a free Community Picnic and Movie Night at Ryan Field. Free food and festivities will begin at 3:30 p.m., and the movie will begin at 6 p.m. RSVP is requested.

With the exception of the Northwestern University event, movies will be shown at dusk, around 8:30 p.m., with interactive family activities taking place beforehand, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission to the movie is free and families are encouraged to bring blankets. In the case of inclement weather, movies will be canceled.

A schedule of Starlight Movies is available at For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

Photo courtesy of Northwestern Athletics


Article Comment Submission Form

The RoundTable will try to post comments within a few hours, but there may be a longer delay at times. Comments containing mean-spirited, libelous or ad hominem attacks will not be posted.

Note: Your full name is required. Your telephone number and e-mail will not be posted. You may type your comments in the space below, or you may type them in a word document and cut and paste them in the space below.

Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Click to View Upcoming Events
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Submit Event

HomeVideosCommunity PostsObituariesClassifiedsAdvertiseAbout UsContact UsLinksLife
Copyright 2008-19 - Evanston RoundTable LLC, Evanston, IL 60202, 847-864-7741, All Rights Reserved

Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved