Tuesday, June 11 | Submitted by Jenny Fillmer Edwards | Downtown Central
The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s annual Movies at Founders Park
series begins July 5, bringing new release movies to a family-friendly
outdoor setting in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park. The series
continues every Friday and Saturday night until August 24.
The eight-week movie series is a contemporary version of a drive-in theater.
Audiences are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and
enjoy an evening under the stars.
As in previous years, Friday is Family Night, Saturday is Date Night. All
movies are rated G, PG or PG-13. This season’s complete movie line-up is
Admission to Movies at Founders Park is free with advance family 4-pack
tickets, or $5 at the gate. Free tickets are available the starting Monday
before each film screen at the following locations:
Chesterfield Family Center, 2511 W. Republic Road Doling Family Center, 301
E. Talmage St.
Dan Kinney Family Center, 2701 S. Blackman Road Mediacom Ice Park, 635 E.
Trafficway Busch Municipal Building, 840 Boonville Ave.
Mediacom Communications, 1533 S. Enterprise Ave.
The Park Board partners again this summer with SATO 48 to highlight several
short films produced by local filmmakers in the 2013 SATO 48 film challenge.
Concessions are available. No smoking or alcohol allowed.