Grab a pen to fill your calendar with dates for concerts, movies and live theater in the Orinda Community Park, now through October. Remember to highlight July 4 for the “Best Hometown Parade” and Sept. 10 for the 18th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show. All events are free and everyone is welcome. Thursday concerts are 6-8 p.m., and Friday movies begin at dusk.
June 2 – The Real Thing – concert
June 16 – Opera in the Park
June 23 – EP Sax – concert
July 8 – E.T. – movie
July 14 – Lamorinda Idol
July 15 – Raya & the Last Dragon – movie
July 28 – Juke Joint – concert
Aug. 4 – West Grand Blvd. – concert
Aug. 19 – Jungle Cruise – movie
Aug. 25 – Grateful Bluegrass Band – concert
Aug. 26 – Bolt – movie
Sep. 8 – 925 Band – concert
Oct. 7 – Coco – movie
Orinda Starlight Village Players (OrSVP) present Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero, June 3 – July 2, followed by L Frank Baum’s The Marvelous Land of Oz July 22 – Aug. 13. The final performance is Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, Sept. 9 – Oct. 1. Visit www.orsvp.org for the complete schedule of dates and times. OrSVP productions receive support from the Orinda Community Foundation.
Want to save on utility bills? Simply stop by a local restaurant or cafe for snacks or a picnic-style meal to enjoy before or during an event. Another choice is the Taste of the World Market food trucks, which are in front of the Community Center, Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.
The movies and concerts are presented by the Orinda Parks & Recreation Foundation with support from the Orinda Community Foundation and the City of Orinda. The concert series is also supported by the Rotary Club of Orinda. All event dates are published in The Orinda News Calendar, in print and online at http://www.theorindanews.com.
Kathy Enzerink can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.