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Movies in the Park returns for Spring beginning April 12

TYLER, April 11, 2014— Warmer spring temperatures mean the return of the Tyler Parks and Recreation’s popular Movies in the Park series, thanks largely to public support.

The new spring season for the outdoor film series is sure to please and is recognized locally as a budget-wise, family friendly way to enjoy pleasant evenings in Bergfeld Park.

“We started showing movies in the park in the fall of 2004, and we have shown 71 movies so far,” said Debbie Isham, special events/recreation manager.

The film line-up for the new season includes:

8 p.m., April 12 – “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2;” Rated PG; animated.

8 p.m., April 26 – “Despicable Me 2;” Rated PG; Animated.

8:15 p.m., May 10 – “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” from 1971 starring Gene Wilder; Rated G.

8:15 p.m., May 17 – “Captain Courageous,” from 1937 starring Spencer Tracy; Rated G.

Free admission and free soft drinks will be provided by Tyler Beverages. Visitors can bring a blanket, a picnic and enjoy the show.

Sponsors for the Movies in the Park series are still needed. For details, contact Debbie Isham, special events/recreation manager, at 903-531-1214.

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