Movies in Central Park returns Thursday, May 14, for a summer of free movies and events. The festival kicks off at dusk with Pitch Perfect. Then you can head over to Regal Cinema for and catch a light night early screening of the sequel.

Picnics are welcome, plus each Atlantic Station restaurant features take-out menus worth checking out. Seating is available for blankets or chairs, you’ll want to arrive early to grab a seat. Movies will be held Thursday nights weather permitting. Here’s the lineup:

May 14: Pitch Perfect (with free concert by a capella group The Graduates before the film begins).

May 21: Little Giants

May 28: Big Hero 6

June 4: Jaws

June 11: Heavyweights

June 18: The Lego Movie

June 25: Super 8

July 2: Independence Day

July 9: Dirty Dancing

July 16: Casablanca

July 23: 101 Dalmatians

July 30: Airplane!

Aug. 6: Ferris Bueller’s Day off

Aug. 13: The Wizard of Oz

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.