Sponsored by the Mattoon Public Library, Lytle Park and the Mattoon Arts Council, the Movies in the Park program offers free movies every Friday evening during the summer at Lytle Park. Movies begin at dusk, seating in the large field just east of the large tennis courts. Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments. Refreshments are also available for purchase. Please be respectful and considerate of all attendees.
Big Hero 6 – June 5, 2015
This is a new type of superhero and a new type of friend. Meet Baymax and the gang in this high flying adventure.
Into the Woods – June 12, 2015
Singing and dancing abound in this musical take on multiple fairy tales. Plus Meryl Strep as the Evil witch. What could be better?
Box Trolls – June 19, 2015
A stop motion animated film based on the book Here be Monsters. Shut your window and lock your doors, or the Box Trolls might get you.
Annie -June 26, 2015
It may be a hard knock life, but one spunky kid and a well to do Mr. Warbucks sign and dance into the night and bring miles of smiles.
Home – July 3, 2015 (Showing before it is out on DVD!)
What is the True Meaning of Smek Day? Unless you read the book, saw the movies in theaters, this is your chance to find out how one girl and one alien change each other’s lives.
5000 Fingers of Dr. T – July 10, 2015
There exists a diabolical piano teacher whose goal is to have 500 boy and their 5000 fingers play the world’s largest piano all day, every day. A musical adventure by Dr. Seuss
Strange Magic – July 24, 2015
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
The Wiz – July 31, 2015
The Wizard of Oz as imagined by with a R&B musical score.
Rock-A-Doodle – August 7
Only a roosters crow will raise the sun, and who wouldn’t want to listen to a rooster that sounds like Elvis?
Phantom of the Opera – August 14
The music of the night comes alive in this love story made for the stage, but beautiful on the screen.