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Movies By Moonlight at Lincoln Park – Washington DC

Free Summer Entertainment on Capitol Hill


“Movies by Moonlight” a new event to provide the Capitol Hill community an opportunity to enjoy viewing free, family-oriented movies in an outdoor setting. National Capital Parks-East, the District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation and District of Columbia Council member Tommy Wells will host two movie nights in Lincoln Park. All are invited to bring their own snacks, lawn chairs and blankets. Alcoholic beverages and grills are not permitted.

Dates and Times: August 13 and September 15, 2012, 8:45 p.m.

Location: Lincoln Park, 13th and East Capitol Streets NE. Washington DC. Located directly east of the Capitol Building, the 7-acre park provides a special setting for events and commemorative activities. Read more about Capitol Hill Parks

Movie Schedule

  • Monday, August 13 – Night at the Museum. Ben Stiller leads an all-star cast including Robin Williams and Dick Van Dyke in this hilarious blockbuster hit. When good-hearted dreamer Larry Daley (Stiller) is hired as night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, he soon discovers that an ancient curse brings all the exhibits to life after the sun sets. Suddenly, Larry finds himself face-to-face with a T. rex skeleton, tiny armies of Romans and cowboys and a mischievous monkey who taunts him to the breaking point. But with the help of President Teddy Roosevelt (Williams), Larry may just figure out a way to control the chaos and become a hero in his son's eyes.

  • Saturday, September 15 - Madagascar. The computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, tells the story of four Central Park Zoo animals who have spent their lives in blissful captivity and are unexpectedly shipped back to Africa, getting shipwrecked on the island of Madagascar. The voices of Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, and David Schwimmer are featured. Other voices include Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter.
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