Portage park’s drive-in model viewing of ‘The Goonies’ kicks off out of doors film sequence

KALAMAZOO, MI – This week in Portage, you have the opportunity to take a drive-in tour of the 1980s classic, The Goonies, for an easy ride.

Portage Parks & Recreation’s “Movies in the Park” program kicks off its 2021 season with a screening of “The Goonies” on Friday May 28th. The 1985 adventure comedy film follows a group of children on an adventure to find a pirate’s lost fortune.

According to a press release from the City of Portage, guests can enjoy the drive-in-style movie experience from 9 p.m. at Ramona Park, 8600 S. Sprinkle Road.

The “Films in the Park” series will be continued on four additional Fridays, which will be spread over the summer:

  • Friday June 25th: “Jumanji: The Next Level”
  • Friday, July 23rd: “Trolls World Tour”
  • Friday, August 6th: “Raya and the last dragon”
  • Friday. August 27: “ET the Extra-Terrestrial”

Entry to the cinema is free. Parking at Ramona Park opens at 7 p.m. and is limited, city officials said.

The audio for the films will be available on each vehicle’s FM radio, the press release said. Discounts are available for purchase, but families are invited to bring their own snacks and sodas, the press release says.

For more information on this and other events in Portage, see mypark.portagemi.gov. You can also contact the parking department at 269-329-4522.

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Tons of pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing | Leisure



FILE – Cicely Tyson arrives at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2009 in Los Angeles. Tyson, the groundbreaking black actress who received an Oscar nomination for her role as the wife of the entrant in Sounder, a 2013 Tony Award at the age of 88, and who touched the hearts of television viewers in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” , died. She was 96 years old. Tyson’s death was announced by her family through her manager Larry Thompson, who did not immediately provide additional details.


Matt Sayles

NEW YORK (AP) – People were traveling across the country, standing in line as long as a block to pay their respects to Cicely Tyson on a public tour on Monday.

As it began on a wintry Monday morning, hundreds of admirers of the pioneering black actor lined up in front of Harlem’s famous Abyssinian Baptist Church. Some said they came from Atlanta or Los Angeles to be there.

Many in the multigenerational crowd held photos of Tyson, the died Jan. 28 The New York-born actor was 96 years old.

Her family said masks and social distancing were required when viewing.

Tyson was the first black woman to play a recurring role in a dramatic television series, the 1963 drama East Side, West Side.

Her performance as the wife of a participant in the 1972 film “Sounder” cemented her fame and earned her an Oscar nomination.

She won two Emmy Awards for the role of the 110-year-old ex-slave in the 1974 television drama “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and another Emmy 20 years later for “The Eldest Living Confederate Widow Tells It All.”

At the age of 88, Tyson won a Tony Award for reviving Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” in 2013.

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1. NFC Playoff: Tampa Bay, New Orleans, Fox, 35.5 million.

2. NFL Playoff: Baltimore in Buffalo, NBC, 26.2 million.

3rd College Football Championship: Ohio State, Alabama, ESPN, 18.5 million.

4. NFL Pregame, NBC, 18.3 million.

5. NFC Postgame, Fox, 18 million.

6. College Football Prelude, ESPN, 12.8 million.

7. “60 minutes”, CBS, 10.57 million.

8. “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune”, ABC. 7.8 million.

9. Chicago Med, NBC, 7.6 million.

10. Chicago Fire, NBC, 7.3 million.

11. “Chicago PD”, NBC, 6.6 million.