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Enjoy the Family Entertainment Showcase

May 30, 2017

Enjoy free family-oriented fun this summer with Cerritos' Family Entertainment Showcase, which includes movies, children's activities and concerts. For the enjoyment of all and pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.48.030(p), dogs, cats or pets are not allowed in the park during special events and concerts. Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited within the boundaries of all City of Cerritos public park facilities pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.49.020.

Monday Night at the Movies

Family movies will be presented at 8:15 p.m. at Liberty Park on Mondays through August 14. Arrive early and bring a blanket for seating. Snacks will be available for a nominal fee.

  • July 10 "Finding Dory" (PG)
  • July 17 "Trolls" (G)
  • July 24 "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" (PG)
  • July 31 "Zootopia" (PG)
  • August 7 "Pete's Dragon" (PG)
  • August 14 "Secret Life of Pets" (G)

Tuesday Family Nights

Entertainment and activities for the whole family will be offered every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. through August 15 at Friendship, Frontier, Sunshine and Westgate parks. Each program will last approximately 45 minutes and feature a pre-show craft or activity. Arrive early and bring a blanket for seating. Snacks are available for a nominal fee. Please note that there are no restroom facilities at Friendship Park and Sunshine Park.

  • July 11 Abbit the Average at Frontier Park
  • July 18 Disc Dogs at Sunshine Park
  • July 25 Fantastick Patrick at Friendship Park
  • August 1 Mae' Ole Hoku Polynesian Dance at Westgate Park
  • August 8 Ranger Jack at Frontier Park
  • August 15 Buster Balloon at Sunshine Park

Wednesday Little Kids' Big Show

There's fun for the entire family in the Liberty Park Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through August 16. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the performance, entertainment and activities. Early arrival is suggested. The amphitheater gates open at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating; no chairs of any kind are allowed inside the amphitheater. All shows last approximately 45 minutes and feature a pre-show craft or activity. Snacks are available for a nominal fee.

  • July 12 Michael the Juggler
  • July 19 African Drums
  • July 26 Magic of Arty Loon
  • August 2 Prehistoric Pets
  • August 9 Franklin Haynes Marionettes
  • August 16 Native American Tribal Dance and Culture

Thursday Concerts Under the Stars

The Heritage Park Island Stage will be the hottest ticket in town this summer when exciting musical groups perform on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket and relax with family and friends. The shows are outdoors on the lawn, so bring a jacket. Snacks will be available for a nominal fee.

  • July 6 Yard Sale (Classic Rock)
  • July 13 Basix (Top 40)
  • July 20 Abbey Road (Beatles Tribute)
  • July 27 In Contempt (Motown)
  • August 3 The MVPs (Rock/Top 40)
  • August 10 The Late Night Band (Pop)
  • August 17 Stone Soul (Soul and Blues)

Friday Concerts in the Plaza

Kick off the weekend when musical groups perform on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Join family and friends for a picnic at the Liberty Park plaza. The concerts are outdoors, so bring a jacket.

  • July 14 Mike Sullivan (Acoustic Rock)
  • August 11 Oak and Gorski (Cello Rock)

For more information about the Family Entertainment Showcase, call the City's Recreation Services Division at (562) 916-1254.

 

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