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Recreation and Parks - June 11, 2018

City residents are invited to enjoy four free family-friendly movies this summer, starting with a free showing of "Black Panther" on Saturday, June 16, in the Gathering Place at Fairview Park, 925 Bethlehem Lane. Food trucks will be on site and pre-movie activities will begin at 6. The movie will begin at dusk. Residents should bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.

Also showing this summer as part of the WePLAY Movies in the Park series are "Ferdinand," July 21 at Winston Lake Park; "Coco," Aug. 4 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds; and "The Incredibles," Aug. 18 at Jamison Park.

The movie series is being sponsored by Recreation and Parks, Community Development, and the Winston-Salem Police Department, said Emerald Bowman, the senior special projects coordinator for Recreation and Parks. "We created the Movies in the Park series to provide fun, safe and leisure programming for families of all ages," Bowman said. "They’re strategically placed throughout the city to ensure that they are easily accessible to our citizens."

"Ferdinand" on July 21 and "The Incredibles" on Aug. 18 will also be shown outdoors and feature food trucks and pre-movie activities starting at 6 p.m. The showing of "Coco" on Aug. 4 will be held in the Neal Bolton Home & Garden Building on the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and will begin at 2 p.m.

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