2015 FREE Movies in the Chicago Parks time!

 

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The 15th annual Movies in the Parks series kicks off THIS Thursday, June 4th of current and classic movies in 150 citywide parks through September 2015.

The series is part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks initiative, which features more than 750 citywide cultural and arts activities this summer.

Admission is free, and all movies begin at dusk (weather permitting).  SO get your blankets, popcorn and snacks ready!

PARK ADDRESSES!

 Call 312-742-1134 for daily listings and weather-related cancellations.

June 
4: Space Jam | Broncho Billy Park
10: The Giver | Wolfe Playground Park
11: Annie (2014) | Margate Park
11: Jurassic Park | Pottawattomie Park
12: Back to the Future Part II | Independence Park
12: How to Train your Dragon | Bauler Playlot Park
12: The Wizard of Oz | Armour Square Park
13: The Sandlot 2 | Oz Park
13: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Winnemac Park
14: Jurassic Park | Holstein Park
15: Dial M for Murder | Belmont Harbor
15: Paddington | Jesse White Community Center
16: Maleficent | Kedvale Park
16: Unbroken | A. Montgomery Ward Park
17: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Chicago History Museum
17: Honey, I Shrunk The Kids | Garfield Park Conservatory
17: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Harrison Park
17: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Portage Park
18: The Amazing Spider-Man | Bessemer Park
18: The Boxtrolls | Maplewood Park
18: The Lego Movie | Marquette Park Cultural Center
18: Night at the Museum | Wicker Park
19: The Boxtrolls | Peterson Park
19: Dolphin Tale 2 | Ridge Park Cultural Center
19: Into the Woods | Dvorak Park
20: Annie (2014) | Bradley Park
20: Annie (2014) | DuSable Museum of African American History
20: When The Game Stands Tall | Horner Park
21: Edward Scissorhands | Jonquil Park
22: Gravity | Fulton River Park
22: No Good Deed | Sherwood Park
22: The Pink Panther (1964) | Grant Park
23: Into the Woods | A. Montgomery Ward Park
24: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | Olympia Park
24: Into the Woods | West Lawn Park
24: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Kosciuszko Park
25: Annie (2014) | Sumner Park
25: The Boxtrolls | Graver Park
25: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial | Brooks Park
25: Footloose | Chase Park
26: The Lego Movie | Athletic Field Park
26: Paddington | Rutherford Sayre Park
26: The Princess Bride | Mayfair Park
26: Selma | Tilton Park
26: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers | Osterman Beach
27: How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Senn Park
27: Instructions Not Included | La Villita Park
27: Step Up All In | Columbus Park
29: Homeward Bound | Calumet Park
30: Maleficent | Mary Bartelme Park
30: Spare Parts | Dunham Park

July 
1: How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Washtenaw Park
1: The Princess Bride | Lincoln Park Cultural Center
1: The Sandlot | Gladstone Park
2: Back to the Future | Wentworth Park
2: Boxtrolls | Ellis Park
2: Despicable Me 2 | Fuller Park
2: Strange Magic | Broncho Billy Park
5: Teen Wolf | Jonquil Park
6: The Amazing Spider-Man | Nat King Cole Park
6: Much Ado About Nothing (2012) | Osterman Beach
6: Spider Man 2 | Jackie Robinson Park
6: X-Men: Days of Future Past | John Clark Park
7: Annie (2014) | Skinner Park
7: The Lego Movie | Bradley Park
7: The Pacifier | Avondale Park
8: Annie (2014) | Portage Park
8: The Boxtrolls | Piotrowski Park
8: Dolphin Tale 2 | Oriole Park
8: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Calumet Park
9: Annie (2014) | Palmer Park Cultural Center
9: Dolphin Tale 2 | Gompers Park
9: Mrs. Doubtfire | Wicker Park
10: Annie (2014) | Hamilton Park Cultural Center
10: Jurassic Park | Mayfair Park
10: Ride Along | Smith Playlot
11: Annie (2014) | Kenwood Community Park
11: Casablanca | Oz Park
11: The Lego Movie | Loyola Park
12: The Princess Bride | Holstein Park
13: Back to the Future Part II | Lake Meadows Park
13: The Lego Movie | Calumet Park
14: The Big Year | North Park Village Nature Center
14: Groundhog Day | A. Montgomery Ward Park
14: The Mighty Macs | Beverly Park
15: Despicable Me | Sheridan Park
15: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Piotrowski Park
15: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Ed White Park
16: Jumanji | Normandy Park
16: Space Jam | Kilbourn Park
16: When the Game Stands Tall | Ogden Park
17: Big Hero 6 | Independence Park
17: The Goonies | Clarendon Park
17: The Sandlot | Sauganash Park
17: The Wiz | Lindblom Park
18: Frozen | Buttercup Park
18: Once Upon A Time…When We Were Colored | DuSable Museum of African American History
18: The Single Moms Club | Armstrong Park
19: The Goonies | Hiawatha Park
20: The Boxtrolls | Jesse White Community Center
20: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington | Jackson Park
21: Annie (2014) | Russell SquarePark
21: Get On Up | Grand Crossing Park
21: Paddington | Daniel Webster Park
21: Strange Magic | Haas Park
21: Wayne’s World | Chicago History Museum
22: The Croods | Kells Park
22: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial | Donovan Park
22: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Kilbourn Park
23: Big Hero 6 | Commercial Club Playground
23: Get On Up | West Pullman Park
23: Sixteen Candles | Chase Park
23: The Social Network | Richard Clark Park
24: Jurassic Park | Taylor-Lauridsen Park
24: Left Behind | Dawes Park
24: Looney Tunes Collection | Indian Boundary Park
25: Dolphin Tale 2 | Emmerson Park
25: Jaws | Lincoln Park Lagoon
25: The Lego Movie | Pulaski Park
26: Over the Hedge | Davis Square Park
27: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy | Heritage Green Park
27: St. Vincent | Holstein Park
27: Stage Door | Belmont Harbor
28: Big Hero 6 | Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens
28: The Fugitive | A. Montgomery Ward Park
29: Big Hero 6 | Portage Park
29: How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Union Park
29: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Hermosa Park
29: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) | Lowe Park
30: Dreamgirls | Sherman Park
30: Hook | Wicker Park
30: The Lego Movie | Rainey Park
31: Big Hero 6 | Kosciuszko Park
31: Ghostbusters | Garfield Park
31: Frozen Sing-A-Long | Athletic Field Park

August 
1: Annie (2014) | Shabbona Park
1: The Boxtrolls | Humboldt Park Cultural Center
1: Maleficent | Kennicott Park
2: X-Men: Days of Future Past | Jonquil Park
3: Annie (2014) | Wentworth Gardens Park
3: Frozen | Chippewa Park
3: To Kill a Mockingbird | Jackson Park
4: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial | Bell Park
4: Jurassic Park | Marty Bartelme Park
4: The Lego Movie | River Park
4: Strange Magic | Douglas Park Cultural Center
4: Up | West Lawn Park
5: Big Hero 6 | Archer Park
5: Harispray (2007) | Minuteman Park
5: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Loyola Park
5: The Sandlot | Sheridan Park
6: 42 | Austin Town Hall Cultural Center
6: Annie (2014) | Lindblom Park
6: Despicable Me 2 | Kelly Park
6: Get On Up | Hayes Park
6: The Princess and the Frog | Broncho Billy Park
7: Big Hero 6 | Norwood Park
7: Frozen | Touhy Park
7: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb | Green Briar Park
7: Sister Act | Williams Park
7: X-Men Days of Future Past | Mayering Park
8: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas | Schreiber Park
8: The Goonies | Edgebrook Park
8: Selma | Ellis Park
10: Mamma Mia! | Frank J. Wilson Park
10: Toy Story | Lake Meadows Park
11: A Bug’s Life | Adams Playground Park
11: A League of Their Own | A. Montgomery Ward Park
11: The Princess Bride | Daniel Webster Park
11: Winged Migration | North Park Village Nature Center
12: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day | Mann Park
12: Annie (2014) | South Shore Cultural Center
12: Footloose (1984) | Merrimac Park
12: A Latino Film Festival Selection | Harrison Park
13: Annie (2014) | Dunbar Park
13: Frozen | Harrison Park
13: Paddington | Hamlin Park
14: Big Hero 6 | Maplewood Park
14: Grease | Independence Park
14: Maleficent | Harris Park
14: Rio 2 | Fosco Park
14: Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas | Oakdale Park
15: Back to the Future | Bosley Park
15: The Lego Movie | Unity Playlot Park
15: Roll Bounce | DuSable Museum of African American History
16: Back to the Future | Eckhart Park
16: Guardians of the Galaxy | Jonquil Park
16: The Hunger Games Survivor Fest | Steelworkers’ Park
17: Clue | Osterman Beach
18: Annie (2014) | Paschen Park
18: Guardians of the Galaxy | McGuane Park
18: Singin’ in the Rain | Harold Washington Park
18: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Senka Park
19: Grease | South Shore Cultural Center
19: Guardians of the Galaxy | Riis Park
19: The Lego Movie | Burnside Park
20: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes | Tuley Park Cultural Center
20: Dolphin Tale 2 | Pasteur Park
20: Jumanji | Rowan Park
20: Jumanji | Wicker Park
21: Big Hero 6 | Mayfair Park
21: Frozen | Veteran’s Memorial Park
21: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies | Wrightwood Park
22: Angels in the Outfield | Chopin Park
22: Frozen | Armour Square Park
22: The Wizard of Oz | Gross Park
23: Big Hero 6 | Holstein Park
23: Insurgent | Lake Shore Park
23: The Wizard of Oz | Oz Park
24: The Bad News Bears | Calumet Park Beach
24: Grease | Fulton River Park
25: Finding Nemo | Kilbourn Park
25: Frozen Sing-A-Long | A. Montgomery Ward Park
25: Guardians of the Galaxy | Margate Park
25: Karate Kid (2010) | Augusta Park
26: Back to the Future Part II | Portage Park
26: The Lego Movie | Willye White Park
26: Tommy Boy | Chicago History Museum
26: The Wiz | South Shore Cultural Center
27: Annie (2014) | Oakdale Park
27: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure | Chase Park
27: Dead Poets Society | Wicker Park
27: The Incredibles | Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens
27: The Lego Movie | Trebes Park
28: Annie (2014) | Abbott Park
28: The Avengers | Golden Gate Park
28: Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Foster Park
28: McFarland USA | Athletic Field Park
29: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Hiawatha Park
29: Rio 2 | La Villita Park
29: Who Framed Roger Rabbit | Berger Park Cultural Center
30: Maleficent | Rosenblum Park
31: Batman Returns | Grant Park

September 
2: Ferngully: The Lost Rainforest | Garfield Park Conservatory
2: Sparkle (1976) | South Shore Cultural Center
3: The Final Cut | Wicker Park

 

 

Enjoy!

Kristin Collins
Associate Broker
Beals Verdin & Company
773.206.7927

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2015 FREE Chicago Museum Days!

Chicago museums offer an amazing experience for visitors and locals alike. Many Chicago Museums and galleries offer free or discounted admission days. Check out the list below for more information about special museum offers.

ADLER PLANETARIUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents on these upcoming 2015 dates:
January 5-7, 13, 14, 19-21, 26, 28
February 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-25
March 3-6
June 3-5, 10-12

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free to Illinois residents every Thursday evening from 5-8pm.
Additionally children under age 14 are always free and the public can enjoy the following museum areas free of charge:
The Ryan Education Center in the Modern Wing, as well as all programs for families and children within the center
The North and South Gardens (accessible from Michigan Avenue)
The Nichols Bridgeway connecting the museum to Millennium Park
The Bluhm Family Terrace on the 3rd floor of the west pavilion of the Modern Wing

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Free general admission for Illinois residents on the following 2015 dates:
January 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30
March 2-6
May 21
June 1-5, 8
September 8-11, 14-19, 21-25, 28-30
October 5, 6

FIELD MUSEUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents on these upcoming 2015 dates:
January 21-22, 29-30
February 3-6, 11-13, 18-19, 24-27

SHEDD AQUARIUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents only on the following 2015 dates:
January: 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 23-27
February: 2, 3, 9, 10, 13-17, 23, 24
June: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16

CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM
Free admission for Illinois residents only on the following 2015 dates:
January 5-9, 12-15, 19-23, 26-30
February (every day of the month except Saturdays & Sundays)
March 4
July 4
August 18, 19, 20, 24-27, 31
September 1-3

CHICAGO CHILDRENS MUSEUM AT NAVY PIER
Free admission for visitors age 15 and under on Target Free First Sundays, offered the first Sunday of each month. Additionally there is free admission for all visitors on Kraft Free Family Night, offered Thursday evenings 5-8pm.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesdays year round.

PEGGY NOTEBAERT NATURE MUSEUM
Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents year round.

DUSABLE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Admission is free to all on each Sunday of the year. The museum also offers free admission rates (on school days) to all Chicago Public School students.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART
Admission is free for all visitors every Tuesday, year round.

SWEDISH AMERICAN MUSEUM
Admission is free for all visitors on the second Tuesday of the month, year round.

CLARK HOUSE MUSEUM
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

GLESSNER HOUSE MUSEUM
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

CHARNLEY-PERSKY HOUSE
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

Additional Museum Information!

Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 294-0360

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-3600

DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E. 56th Pl.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 947-0600

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 684-1414

Swedish American Museum
5211 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 728-8111Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-2438

The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410

Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-1480

Glessner House Museum
1800 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-1480

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 755-5100

Enjoy!

Kristin Collins
Associate Broker
Beals Verdin & Company
773.206.7927

 

 

 

**Note: For many of the museums, you must be an Illinois resident and show proof of residency to take advantage of the free admission days. Dates are subject to change and may not include fees to view special exhibits. Visit individual museum websites for admission details, as well as policies for specific community members such as military personnel and local school groups.
**Some information from ChooseChicago.com**

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Get up and Out! Free Days for Chicago Museums!

Chicago museums offer an amazing experience for visitors and locals alike. Many Chicago Museums and galleries offer free or discounted admission days. Check out the list below for more information about special museum offers.

ADLER PLANETARIUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents on these upcoming 2014 dates:
January 6-8, 13-15, 21-22, 27-29
February 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-25
March 3-6
June 3-5, 10-12

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free to Illinois residents every Thursday evening from 5-8pm.
Additionally children under age 14 are always free and the public can enjoy the following museum areas free of charge:
The Ryan Education Center in the Modern Wing, as well as all programs for families and children within the center
The North and South Gardens (accessible from Michigan Avenue)
The Nichols Bridgeway connecting the museum to Millennium Park
The Bluhm Family Terrace on the 3rd floor of the west pavilion of the Modern Wing

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Free general admission for Illinois residents on the following 2014 dates:
January 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 10
May 5
June 1-6
September 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29
October 6, 7
November 3
December 8

FIELD MUSEUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents on these upcoming 2014 dates:
January 21-22, 29-30
February 3-6, 11-13, 18-19, 24-27

SHEDD AQUARIUM
Free general admission for Illinois residents only on the following 2014 dates:
January: 11-14, 19-21, 24-28
February: 3-4, 10-11, 16-18, 24-25
June: 2-3, 9-10, 16-17

CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM
Free admission for Illinois residents only on the following 2014 dates:
January 20
February (every day of the month except Saturdays)
March 4
July 4
August 10, 19-21, 26-28
September (every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday of the month)
October 1-2, 7-9

CHICAGO CHILDRENS MUSEUM AT NAVY PIER
Free admission for visitors age 15 and under on Target Free First Sundays, offered the first Sunday of each month. Additionally there is free admission for all visitors on Kraft Free Family Night, offered Thursday evenings 5-8pm.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesdays year round.

PEGGY NOTEBAERT NATURE MUSEUM
Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents year round.

DUSABLE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Admission is free to all on each Sunday of the year. The museum also offers free admission rates (on school days) to all Chicago Public School students.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART
Admission is free for all visitors every Tuesday, year round.

SWEDISH AMERICAN MUSEUM
Admission is free for all visitors on the second Tuesday of the month, year round.

CLARK HOUSE MUSEUM
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

GLESSNER HOUSE MUSEUM
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

CHARNLEY-PERSKY HOUSE
Tours are free on Wednesdays, year round (not applicable to groups of ten or more).

Additional Museum Information!

Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 294-0360

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-3600

DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E. 56th Pl.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 947-0600

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 684-1414

Swedish American Museum
5211 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 728-8111Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-2438

The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410

Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-1480

Glessner House Museum
1800 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-1480

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 755-5100

Enjoy!

Kristin Collins
Associate Broker
Beals Verdin & Company
773.206.7927

 

 

 

**Note: For many of the museums, you must be an Illinois resident and show proof of residency to take advantage of the free admission days. Dates are subject to change and may not include fees to view special exhibits. Visit individual museum websites for admission details, as well as policies for specific community members such as military personnel and local school groups.
**Some information from ChooseChicago.com**

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