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NEW!  Sunset Cinema Movie in the Park Summer Event Series
in Pleasant Hill Park

What time is it? It's OUTDOOR MOVIE TIME! Get ready for two fun-filled movie nights this summer with family and friends! Watch fun hit movies on a giant professional outdoor screen in Pleasant Hill Park. Concessions at Teen Center Snack Shack are available for purchase on both event nights! Proceeds benefit College Park Cheerleading team. Bring low lawn chairs and blankets to stay cozy (no tents). Please leave pets at home. 

August 28: Herbie: Fully Loaded 
(2005,© Walt Disney Pictures) | Rated G
Event Check-in time: 7:30 pm | Movie begins at sunset

Join us for this Hot August Night car-themed movie night! Car-themed activities including a family cardboard box car-show contest, special car seating for children and more! Stay tuned for more details!

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FREE to the public. All participants must pre-register for the second movie by Friday, August 27 at 12:00 pm (noon) before the Saturday event!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on July 17th for our first Sunset Cinema Movie In the Park Summer Series and for celebrating National Park & Recreation month (July) PLUS our 70th anniversary with us! So much to celebrate! We hope you enjoyed watching Raya and the Last Dragon © Walt Disney Pictures!

Thank you to our event sponsors, the City of Pleasant Hill, Laura Wucher Real Estate, and Republic Services!

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Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District 70th Year Anniversary Celebration
Celebrating 70 Years of Play!

GET READY TO CELEBRATE!

On January 19th, the Rec & Park District turns 70 years old and we have lots of plans in the works to celebrate this exciting anniversary milestone! Watch for fun virtual and in-person (when allowed) commemorative activities all year long, kicking off with a virtual Anniversary Cake Bake-Off and The Big Day! Birthday celebration in January.

Click here to visit our dedicated 70th Anniversary page

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PHREC GIGS & GRUB 2020 LIVE FACEBOOK WATCH PARTY SERIES

Friends, family, neighbors, and fellow music lovers connected online at Rec & Park’s Gigs & Grub music & food pairing watch party series, every Thursday at 6:00 pm on our Facebook page at @pleasanthillrec. The Gigs & Grub series ran from April 16 to June 28, 2020

Viewers enjoyed an upbeat LIVE solo gig featuring a talented local musician each week while dining on delicious take out grub from the musician’s favorite local Pleasant Hill restaurant (or your own favorite grub hub).

ENCORE! 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW RECORDED LIVE PERFORMANCES

PHREC GIGS & GRUB 2020 LIVE FACEBOOK WATCH PARTY SERIES

Friends, family, neighbors, and fellow music lovers connected online at Rec & Park’s Gigs & Grub music & food pairing watch party series, every Thursday at 6:00 pm on our Facebook page at @pleasanthillrec. The Gigs & Grub series ran from April 16 to June 28, 2020

Viewers enjoyed an upbeat LIVE solo gig featuring a talented local musician each week while dining on delicious take out grub from the musician’s favorite local Pleasant Hill restaurant (or your own favorite grub hub).

ENCORE! 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW RECORDED LIVE PERFORMANCES

COVID--19 IMPACT

Due to Contra Costa Health Services public health mandates related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our in-person events have been impacted. Click here to view event status. As the novel coronavirus situation evolves, please check back for more information. If you registered for any of the cancelled events, your registration fees will automatically be refunded in full and you will be notified by staff members. Need assistance? Email us here.

In the interim, we hope you will join us online! Follow us on one of our social media channels @pleasanthillrec for our LIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS to keep you connected and have fun with our amazing Pleasant Hill community.
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Stay well.