Theater Dayz Movie in the Park to feature “Sonic 2” July 15

Free movie screening to take place at Varble Park

Bensenville, Ill.— The third installment of the Bensenville Park District’s Park ‘N Play free Theater Dayz Movie in the Park series will take place Saturday, July 15, with a screening of “Sonic the Hedgehog 2.” Families and friends are invited to join the fun at Varble Park for an unforgettable evening of entertainment under the stars.

The blockbuster, family-friendly “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” is packed with action, humor and nostalgia. The film takes audiences on a thrilling journey as Sonic and his friends race against time to stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik from harnessing the power of Chaos Emeralds. Packed with stunning visuals, heart-pounding moments and a healthy dose of humor, “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” captures the spirit of the beloved video game franchise while delivering an entertaining and adrenaline-fueled cinematic experience for fans of all ages.

The event begins at dusk, creating a magical atmosphere as the sun sets and the park transforms into an open-air theater. Families are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets to set up their own cozy viewing spots. Varble Park offers a spacious, picturesque setting that provides ample space for everyone to enjoy the movie comfortably.

“We are excited to bring the community together for another fantastic Movie in the Park event,” says Todd Linder, park district manager of facilities and special events. “All are welcome to join us for an evening of fun, laughter and adventure as we enjoy ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ under the beautiful night sky. It’s the perfect opportunity to make lasting memories with loved ones.”

Varble Park is bordered by W.A. Johnson Elementary School, Blackhawk Middle School and the Deer Grove Leisure Center (DGLC) in Bensenville, and free parking is available at both the DGLC (1000 W. Wood Street) and Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad (1100 W. Wood Street).

The Movie in the Park series continues with the dive-in movie presentation of “Jaws” on August 5 at the Bensenville Water Park and the movie at the farm screening of “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” at Fischer Farm August 26.

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