Free Concerts, Movies to Kick Off in Settlers’ Park

Movies start June 8; concerts begin June 14.

Free entertainment will be plentiful this summer in Plainfield.

This week, the , presented by the and , will begin, and the free concert series will hit on June 14.

Movies are screened under the stars in Settlers’ Park’s Richard A. Rock Amphitheater. The family friendly flicks will be shown at 8 p.m. every other Friday.

Presented by BMO Harris Bank, the movie schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, June 8: Puss in Boots (2011) PG, 90 minutes. Sponsored by Waste Management
  • Friday, June 22: Megamind (2010) PG, 96 minutes. Sponsored by Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
  • Friday, July 13: Rio (2011) G, 96 minutes
  • Friday, July 27: Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011) PG, 94 minutes. Sponsored by Baxter & Woodman

Concerts kick off June 14

The , also held in the Richard A. Rock Amphitheater, will begin June 14. Hosted by the Village of Plainfield and presented by Tim Stetenfeld and , the concerts will be performed monthly.

The band schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, June 14: The Renditions, Pure pop and rock gems from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.” For more information, visit www.renditionsband.com Sponsored by Aerotek Design Labs, LLC
  • Thursday, July 19: Mr. Myers, "Mr. Myers will delight audiences of all ages with their Caribbean Rock sound!: For more information, visit www.mrmyers.com. Sponsored by Waste Management
  • Thursday, August 9 7:30 pm Bopology, “A swing, jazz, and Frank Sinatra group featuring the big band sounds of Duke Ellington with the vocal style of the Rat Pack.” For more information, visit www.bopology.com.

Event information

Parking for all Settlers’ Park events is available at the Village Hall parking lot, on Village Center Drive and on Van Dyke Road. Terraced seating is available, and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Concessions will be available in the park.

For updates or if inclement weather is forecast, call the Settlers’ Park event hotline at 815-609-6124 or visit www.plainfield-il.org.

Tim Stetenfeld June 06, 2012 at 01:08 PM


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