Chicago Park District: Movies in the Parks ("Buck & The Preacher")

Date: June 16, 2012

Chicago Park District's Movies in the Parks

Location: DuSable Park (740 E. 56th Pl.)

Film: "Buck & The Preacher" (1972)

Rated: PG

The Chicago Park District's 12th annual Movies in the Parks series kicks off Monday, June 11 and will feature 176 screenings of current and classic movies in 128 citywide parks through Oct. 26. The series is presented by Charter One.

Admission is free, and all movies begin at dusk weather permitting. Patrons can call the Movies in the Parks hotline for daily listings and updated weather-related cancellations at 312-742-1134.

"The Chicago Park District's Movies in the Parks series is a great tradition in the neighborhood parks," Chicago Park District General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly. "This program is one of many recreational options that we will offer this summer that allows families the chance to relax and engage with others in their community."

"Charter One is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor of Movies in the Parks this summer for the second consecutive year," said Scott C. Swanson, President, Charter One and RBS Citizens, Illinois. "We are committed to serving our communities and are pleased to help provide individuals and families throughout Chicago with safe, free and easily accessible entertainment options in their local neighborhoods."

For a complete schedule of all the movies being shown, please visit

For additional details, call 312-742-PLAY or visit

Please note that though the start time for this event is listed on this calendar as 12:00 AM, the actual start time of the event is at dusk, weather permitting, not 12:00 AM.

You can also visit the event's website at:

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