Robin Williams to be celebrated via Wicker Park film screenings

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Wicker Park will pay special tribute to the late comedian/actor Robin Williams with special movie screenings this summer.

The “Robin Williams Movies in the Park” series begins June 18 in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen, with “Night at the Museum,” and continue on select Thursdays in the park through Aug. 3 (full schedule is below).

The free movies will begin screening at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.). Bring a picnic basket!

“Each year we try to create a theme that is whimsical, yet familiar, drawing inspiration from the people and events that shape our community,” said WPAC Movie in the Park Series committee chairman Tim Kolecke. “Robin Williams touched the imagination of everyone who saw his movies. We’re looking forward to paying homage to his creative magic all summer long!”

For more information, visit wickerpark.org

Here’s the schedule:

June 18: “Night at the Museum”

July 9: “Mrs. Doubtfire”

July 30: “Hook”

Aug. 20: “Jumanji”

Aug 27: “Dead Poets Society”

Sept. 3: “The Final Cut”

In addition, the screenings in the park will also feature:

— New City Church (park partner) – Free glow sticks

— Park District Movies in the Parks Team – Free popcorn

— David’s Tea – Free tea samples

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