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NORD to Kick Off Fall 2017 Movies in the Park Series

September 07, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — Tomorrow, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission will kick off the fall 2017 season of Movies in the Park, featuring family-friendly, outdoor movie screenings at NORD parks and playgrounds across the city.  The fall 2017 season kicks off Friday, Sept. 8 with “Sing” at Stallings St. Claude Playground (4300 St. Claude Ave.).  Movies will begin at dusk.  This season, there will also be a “Date Night” feature film for adults.  Additionally, each film screening will have an alternate, indoor location in case of inclement weather. 

NORD will provide a large portable outdoor movie screen, licensed DVD, trash receptacles and restrooms. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic provisions.

Before each screening, Fit NOLA Parks program instructors lead fun fitness activities.  Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early to participate and visit with neighbors, family, and friends.  For more information on Fit NOLA Parks program, please visit

Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No pets, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, firearms, weapons, smoking, or cooking will be allowed during the event.

NORDC Movies in the Park Fall 2017 Schedule

Movies will begin at dusk

*alternative rain sites included

Friday, September 8               “Sing”

                                                Stallings St. Claude Playground

                                                4300 St. Claude Ave, 70117

                                                Rain site: Stallings St. Claude Recreation Center

Friday, September 15             “Star Trek Beyond”

                                                Oliver Bush Playground

                                                2500 Caffin Ave., 70117

                                                Rain site: Sanchez Multi-Purpose Center

Friday, September 22             “Power Rangers”

                                                Joe W. Brown Park

                                                5601 Read Blvd., 70127        

                                                Rain site: Joe W. Brown Recreation Center

Friday, September 29             “Jaws”

                                                 Norwood Thompson Playground

                                                 7200 Forshey St., 70125

                                                 Rain site: Rosenwald Recreation Center

Friday, October 6                    “Pete’s Dragon”

                                                Latter Branch Library

                                                5120 St. Charles Ave., 70115

                                                Rain site: Lyons Recreation Center

Friday, October 7                    “Moana”

                                                Stallings Gentilly Playground

                                                2700 Lapeyrouse St., 70119

                                                Rain site: St. Bernard Recreation Center

Friday, October 13                 “Legend of Tarzan”

                                               Digby Playground

                                               6600 Virgilian St., 70126

                                               Rain site: Joe W. Brown Recreation Center

Saturday, October 20             “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

                                                Lemann Park

                                                628 N. Claiborne Ave.                                               

                                                Rain site: Treme Recreation Center, 70112

Friday, October 27                  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” 

                                                 (NORD Halloween Event)

                                                 5420 Franklin Ave., 70122                                         

                                                 Rain site: Milne Recreation Center

Friday, November 3                “Secret Life of Pets”

                                                Evans Park

                                                5100 LaSalle St., 70115

                                               Rain site: Lyons Recreation Center

Friday, November 10              “La La Land” – NORD “Date Night” Feature Film

                                                 Annunciation Park

                                                800 Race St., 70130

                                                Rain site: Rosenwald Recreation Center

For more information on the fall 2017 Movies in the Park series, please visit or call (504) 658-3013.



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