City of Yonkers Parks Department to Offer Family-Friendly Outdoor Movies Every Week in July & August
YONKERS, NY – July 1, 2020 – Mayor Mike Spano today announced the schedule for the City’s 2020 Summer Film Series that will run during July and August at several Yonkers parks. The family-friendly series is FREE of charge and open to Yonkers residents.
“Our Summer Film Series in Yonkers has been a hit with residents and back by popular demand, we’re excited that it’s returning again this summer,” said Mayor Spano. “Although new safety measures due to COVID-19 will be implemented, there is no better way to spend your summer nights than to enjoy an outdoor movie with family and friends at your local neighborhood park.”
Movies will be screened on Thursday evenings in July and August and begin at dusk at various locations throughout the City for residents only. Due to restrictions, movies are by reservation only and residents must reserve their spot by calling (914) 377-6441 a week prior to each movie. Repeat attendees will be placed on a waiting list. For R-rated movies, children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
According to COVID-19 guidelines, residents should stay at home if they are sick, exhibiting or feeling any COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, coughing and/or trouble breathing. During each movie screening, Yonkers residents must agree to the following rules:
- Practice social distancing at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other residents and personnel
- Wear a mask or cloth face covering
Movie screenings are subject to change and residents are strongly encouraged to bring their own seating. In case of rain, residents should call the City of Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation at (914) 377-6441/(914) 377-6450 or visit @CityofYonkers on Facebook and Twitter to confirm cancellations.
The complete Summer Film Series schedule is as follows: