Mayor Mike Spano today announced the schedule for the City’s 2017 Summer Film & Concert Series that will run during July and August at several Yonkers parks. The family-friendly series is free of charge and open to children of all ages.
“With more than 70 dynamic parks and playgrounds in Yonkers, there is no better way to spend your summer nights than to enjoy an outdoor movie or concert with family and friends at your local neighborhood park,” said Mayor Spano. “Our Summer Film & Concert Series has been a hit with Yonkers residents and we’re excited that it’s returning again this summer.”
Movies will be screened on Thursday evenings in July and August. The films will begin at dusk at various locations throughout the City. All movies are family-friendly and are rated either PG or PG-13.
Music begins promptly at 7PM on Wednesday nights throughout the summer. Genres range from Jazz to Latin, to Pop, to Irish & Mexican Folk, Swing, R & B and more.
Music and movie performances are subject to change and City residents are strongly encouraged to bring their own seating. In case of rain, residents should call the City of Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation at 914-377-6450 to confirm cancellations.
The full movie and concert schedule is as follows:
MOVIES (begin at dusk)
July 6 at Georgia Avenue – Secret Life of Pets (PG)
July 13 at Culver Street – Lego Batman (PG)
July 20 at Welty Field – Sing (PG)
July 27 at R. McLaughlin Park – Storks (PG)
August 3 at Pelton Park – Ghostbusters 2016 (PG-13)
August 10 at Fitzpatrick Park – Moana (PG)
August 17 at Schultze Field – Dr. Strange/Edited (PG-13)
August 24 at Trenchard Park – Finding Dory (PG)
MUSIC (concerts begin at 7pm)
July 5 at Grant Park – FDR Drive – Pop/Rock/Motown/Swing
July 12 at War Memorial Field – Marachi De Flor Toloache – Mexican Folk
July 19 at O’Boyle Park – Trombonazo - Latin/Jazz
July 26 at Coyne Park – McLean Avenue Band – Irish Folk/Pop
August 2 at Boo Wilson Park – Sage – Jazz/Blues
August 9 at JFK Marina – Showtime Dance Band – Pop/Motown/Dance
August 16 at Trinity Park – Swingadelic – Big Band/Swing
August 23 at Lennon Park – Jonny Hirsch Band – Rock/Funk/Jazz
August 30 at Skating Rink – Strawberry Fields – Beatles Tribute