NORDC Continues Movies in the Park 2016 Fall Season

New Orleans Louisiana Recreation CenterNEW ORLEANS  — This Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 fall season of Movies in the Park with “Beetlejuice” at Behrman Park (2529 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114).

The Movies in the Park series features free, family-friendly outdoor movie screenings at NORDC playgrounds for residents across the City. The movies will begin at sunset, between 6:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., weather permitting. There will be 30-minute practice sessions for the annual Thriller Mob before all Movie in the Park events through October 28. All moviegoers are welcome to participate in the practice sessions led by NORDC and FitNOLA partner Kenneth “Kynt” Bryan.The screenings are free and open to the public. Moviegoers are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. 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.  This season, each film screening will have an alternate location in case of inclement weather. Friday’sscreening will be held at the Behrman Rec Center in case of inclement weather.

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CEO of Southern Theatres and New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation Board Member George Solomon made a significant contribution to the Movies in the Park program, which will be used to support the Movies in the Park program.

The full schedule is available at

NORDC is seeking community organizations to partner with and host Movies in the Park events spring 2017. The Movies in the Park program is a 12-week series of free family-friendly movies shown on Friday nights at locations throughout the City.  Booster Clubs, non-profit organizations, schools, and other community organizations in good standing may apply to host a Movies in the Park event. NORDC staff will work with the host organization to select a family-friendly movie. The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m.

Click here to download the application.

NORDC Movies in the Park Fall 2016

Movies will begin at sunset, between 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 4

“Monsters University”

Taylor Playground

2600 S. Roman St.

New Orleans, LA 70125

Rain site:  Rosenwald Rec Center

Friday, Nov. 11

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”

Evans Playground

5100 LaSalle St.

New Orleans, LA 70115

Rain site:  Lyons Rec Center

Friday, Nov. 18

“The Good Dinosaur”

Annunciation Playground

800 Race St.

New Orleans, LA 70130

Rain site:  Lyons Rec Center

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