Movies and music in the park

Summer is officially here, so grab your family and friends and enjoy a movie or concert in the park at one of the following July events!

Movies in the Park at Playa Vista.

Playa Vista is sponsoring a variety of Movies in the Park events during the summer months that are perfect for the entire family. The movie events rotate between Concert Park, located at the corner of Seabluff Drive and Discovery Creek and the Central Park Bandshell, located at 12045 Waterfront Drive. For events at the Central Park Bandshell, shuttles areavailable at retailer Yummy.com, located at Pacific Promenade and Seabluff Drive in Playa Vista and run from 4:45 through 11 p.m. Guests can also park at the Hercules Campus Lot off of Bluff Creek Drive for $9. All events run from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • July 11- Despicable Me 2 in Concert Park
  • July 25- The Breakfast Club in Central Park Bandshell
For more information, visit playavista.com.

Movies with Mike at Westchester Park.

Councilman Mike Bonin will be holding “Movies with Mike” in collaboration with the Department of Rec and Parks. First up will be a showing of the smash hit “Frozen,” on Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m. at Westchester Park, located at 7000 Manchester Ave. in Westchester.

The movie will start at 8 p.m. and attendees are invited to bring their chairs, blankets and snacks!

RSVP at 11thdistrict.com/movienightwestchester.

Marina Movie Nights.

The Department of Beaches and Harbors presents its annual Free Marina Movie Nights starting in July. Annie will be screened on Thursday, July 31 at Burton Chase Park, located at 13650 Mindanao Way in Marina del Rey. Movies start at 8 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 305-9596.

Marina del Rey Concerts.

 Enjoy a concert in the park with the annual Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series. Take your pick of Symphonic Thursdays or Pop Saturdays, pack a blanket and a picnic and head on down to Burton Chase Park in Marina del Rey for the weekly events starting this month.

  • July 10- Opera at the Shore
  • July 19- Yuna (R&B, Electronic, Folk, Pop)
  • July 24- Symphonic Celebration with William Hagen on violin
For more info, visit marinadelrey.lacounty.gov.

Concert in the Park at Playa Vista.

Playa Vista has some of the best summer concerts in the city.

The community’s July and August live music events will give music lovers a chance to hear their favorite songs from surf classics from the 60s to modern day pop hits.

Concerts take place on Sundays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and food trucks will be parked at each event for attendees to buy food.

  • July 13- Surf City All Stars in Central Park Bandshell
  • July 20- DSB, a Journey cover band, in Concert Park

For more information, visit playavista.com.

PHOTO courtesy Playa Vista/Brookfield Residential.