Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park, Jul. 12, Jul. 19, Jul. 26, Aug. 9 & Aug. 16

Elma LewisThe Franklin Park Coalition invites people of all ages to the annual Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park. This event includes free concerts and films. Morning events will include dancing and drumming for kids and their families. Evening events will include various genres of music and talent acts. The events will take place at 1 Circuit Drive in Dorchester. For more information call 617-442-4141 or visit http://www.franklinparkcoalition.org/.

Bring a picnic supper, your lawn chairs, and lots of friends. All ages!

July 12 - Opening Night
- 11 a.m. - Stajez Dance Company
- 6 p.m. - E-Water Band with dance favorites from the 70s, 80s, and 90s.

July 19
- 11 a.m. -Marcus Santos' Grooversity drummers
- 6 p.m. - We Jazz Up with Frank Wilkins, Tim Ingles & friends

July 26
- 11 a.m. - Estrellas Tropicales Baton Twirlers
- 6 p.m. - Zili Misik - Afro-Caribbean jazz

August 2 
- National Night Out - look for Boston Police activities around the city

August 9 
 - Dusk (about 8 p.m.) - Latino Movie Night: a selection of shorts and one major length film from the Boston International Latino Film Festival

August 16
- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Festival
- Dusk (about 8 p.m.) Mayor Menino's Movie Night: Toy Story 3