Movies Under the Stars at Garfield Park: What You Missed and What’s to Come

A large turnout enjoyed watching “Despicable Me 3” last Friday night, June 22, 2018 at Garfield Park in South Pasadena

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park - June 22, 2018

They settled in by laying down blankets, pulling out food and beverages, and laughing and smiling in anticipation to what was about to be shown on the giant outdoor screen.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018

Spirits were high with friendly faces all around as community members, young and old, embarked on South Pasadena’s Garfield Park last Friday for a night of entertainment.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018

After unloading coolers and unfolding chairs  about, oh, – who’s counting? – maybe 600 moms and dads, grandparents, and tons of kids enjoyed the showing of “Despicable Me 3” as part of the City of South Pasadena’s Movies in the Park summer series.

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“This is going to be fun,” gushed one youngster seated cross-legged, holding a bag of popcorn, next to her mother looking forward to the movie under the stars.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018

Missed it? Don’t fret. There will be another one on August 10 when “Coco” will be shown.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018

The best part is the film is it’s free and open to everyone. The event starts at 7 p.m. with the movie coming on at 8:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be sold at the event if you don’t bring your own picnic. And don’t forget those blankets and low sitting chairs.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018

For more information, visit southpasadenaca.gov/events or call the city’s Recreation Office at (626) 403-7380.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Despicable Me 3 Movies Under The Stars 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Movie Night at Garfield Park – June 22, 2018

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