Pull Up A Seat for Movies in the Park

Sounds Like Summer! Dog listening to music with earphones. Teeny flip flops!

The perfect summer day finishes off with an evening of popcorn and grass between your toes. Willamalane’s free outdoor movie series offers just that. Check out this summer’s showstopping lineup:

‘Rogue One’

Friday, July 7
Ruff Park, 1161 66th St.

Rated PG-13, 133 minutes.

7:30 p.m. activities: Create your own miniature glow-in-the-dark light saber, build a “Death Star,” and learn the way of the Jedi. Movie begins at sunset. Camp out with us! See ‘Ruffing It’ Family Campout.

‘Finding Dory’

Friday, July 14
Douglas Gardens Park, 3455 S. Redwood Drive

PG, 103 minutes. Presented with Spanish subtitles.

7:30 p.m. activities: Visit with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to learn about fish and other aquatic creatures. Try your luck at the fish bowl for your chance to win prizes. Enjoy an Acting Up Theater skit before the movie.  Movie begins at sunset.

‘While You Were Sleeping’

Friday, July 21
Royal Delle Park, 401 Blackstone St.

Rated PG, 103 minutes.

7:30 p.m. activities: Make it a date night or a girls’ night out! Sample some of Oregon’s local wine, then stop by the concessions stand for treats specially selected to complement your night out. Free wine samples for those 21 and over in designated tasting area. Movie begins at sunset. 


Friday, July 28, Location TBA

2016. Rated PG-13, 116 minutes. With Spanish subtitles.

7:30 p.m. activities: Before the movie, pick up a map (or download one at willamalane.org) and navigate your way to hidden ghosts. Make your very own slime to take home. Performance by Reign Dance Company. Movie begins at sunset.


Friday, Aug. 4
Jesse Maine Park, South 69th Place

Rated PG-13, 128 minutes. Contains sensitive language

7:30 p.m. activities: Make your way through an inflatable obstacle course! Movie begins at sunset.


Friday, Aug. 11
Island Park, 200 W. B St.

Rated PG, 108 minutes. Presented with Spanish subtitles.

7:30 p.m. activities: The Springfield Police Department bicycle patrol will be on hand. Movie begins at sunset.

Bring your picnic basket, blankets and lawn chairs. Concessions available; proceeds support Willamalane’s Sounds Like Summer series. Sounds Like Summer is presented by Northwest Community Credit Union.