Outdoor Movies for Summer Nights
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
But that's just the beginning. Outdoor films have made a great comeback, and this summer's there's a great mix in both Providence and other towns. So grab a beach chair, pack a picnic, and check out what's playing.
Thursday Nights in Downcity, Providence: Movies on the Block
Into its third season, Movies on the Block has proven to be a must see and do in downtown Providence. On Grant's Block on the corner of Westminster and Union (across from Tazza Caffe) Movies on the Block is nestled in the heart of downtown Providence surrounded by city landscape.
This year there's a wide variety of movies to choose from, and whether it is a family film or a cult classic, the diverse season lineup will please even the hardest movie critic. Movies begin at dusk. For more information, go here, and for weather updates, check Tazza's Facebook page, here.
Coming up: July 15: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; July 22: Rocky II; July 29: Groundhog Day; Aug 5: The Goonies; Aug 12: Shaun of the Dead; Aug 19: Total Recall; Aug 26 The Warriors.
Tuesday Nights in Westerly: Big Screen Movie on the Beach
Family-friendly films, free and with free parking, at Atlantic Beach Park, 321 Atlantic Ave, Misquamicut. For more information 596-7761 or contact Greater Westerly-Pawtcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, here. 8:30pm
Coming up: July 20: Astro Boy; July 27: The Spy Next Door; Aug 3: Monsters Vs. Aliens; Aug 10:The Pink Panther 2; August 17: Shorts.
Saturday July 17 in Barrington: "Up"
It kicks off with a concert performed by Barrington-based band The Valar, followed by the popular family film. Free refreshments. Sponsored by the BAY Team, Barrington's Prevention Coalition. 7:30pm outside the Bayside YMCA, 70 West St, Barrington, 245-2444.
Newport: Movies on The Rocks
Calling itself Newport's first "Green Drive-In," Friends of Ballard Park hosts this outdoor movie. Free, movie begins at dusk at Ballard Park, corner of Hazard and Wickham roads in the southern end of Newport.
Coming up: Aug 5: Ghostbusters; Aug 19: A Bug's Life; Sept 3: Twilight New Moon. For more information call 619-3377 or go here.
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