The annual Movies in the Park series will return this year to Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation shows family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen.
The first movie of the series will be Zootopia (PG), starting at 8:30 p.m. on May 12. Viewers should bring blankets or low lawn chairs for seating.
Movies will be free, courtesy of Missouri Care. Kona Ice and Eagle Scoop food trucks will be on site. Popcorn and other light concessions will be available for purchase during the movies.
In addition to Missouri Care, the movies are sponsored by KPLA 101.5 and Boone Electric Community Trust. Call Parks and Recreation at 573-874-7460 for more information or visit https://www.facebook.com/CoMoMoviesInThePark/.
Friday, June 9, 8:45 p.m. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13)
Friday, July 14, 8:45 p.m. Moana (PG)
Saturday, August 19, 8:30 p.m. Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)
Friday, September 8, 8 p.m. Secret Life of Pets (PG)
And remember, you can now walk or bike safely to Cosmo Park from The Loop via the protected path under I-70 at the roundabout!