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By |2005-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2005|Entertainment|
Comcast announces movie schedule for new summer film series in Campus Martius Park

DETROIT – Comcast, in partnership with the Detroit 300 Conservancy, presents the new Comcast Summer Film Series. Throughout the Summer of 2005, Comcast will showcase a new or classic film at Campus Martius Park each Saturday night as part of their Summer in the Park series. Each film will be preceded by special entertainment or family activities beginning at 8:30 p.m. Films will begin at dusk (approximately 9-9:15 p.m.) All events and movies are free of charge.
The Comcast Summer Film Series underscores Comcast’s commitment to Metro Detroit families, focusing on family-oriented entertainment.
A different film will be shown every Saturday through Aug. 20. The series includes “Bad News Bears” (July 10), “Proud Family: The Movie” (July 23) and “West Side Story” (July 30).
In case of rain, the film will be re-scheduled for the following evening at the same location.
Campus Martius Park is located at 800 Woodward Avenue between Fort Street and Michigan Avenue in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City of Taylor announces expanded Meijer Taylor Summer Festival

TAYLOR – The varied styles of popular American music will be showcased by national and local artists when the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival concert series opens July 8. From country to classic rock and roll, there is music for everyone to enjoy at one of southeast Michigan’s most popular summer family events.
This year’s free Friday concert is being headlined by one of the hottest new country artists in America, Darryl Worley, presented by 99.5 WYCD. A stellar line up of local and national support artists will also perform for free, and the evening will conclude with one of the largest fireworks displays in southeastern Michigan.
On Saturday, July 9, 94.7 WCSX- FM joins the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival as the presenting sponsor of a full day of classic rock and roll. Performing on this year’s line up are a variety of rock stalwarts including: Styx, Randy Bachman (of the band BTO),? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians, Pasman’s Supersession, and the Twin Pigs. The gates open at 2 p.m., music starts at 2:45 p.m. and there is a nominal charge of $5.
This event takes place whether it is rain or shine. Artists and schedules subject to change. No cameras, video cameras, cans, bottles, coolers, or tents or canopies allowed.
The Meijer Taylor Summer Festival includes many activities for the entire family, including a major carnival, a Las Vegas style gaming area sponsored by the Junior League World Series, Mud Volleyball, a petting farm and plenty of great food and other refreshments. The festival begins on Thursday July 7, and runs through Sunday, July 10.
Taylor’s Heritage Park is located at Goddard and North Line Roads. Parking is available on site and at satellite locations with shuttle bus service in the Heritage Park area.
Saturday tickets are available at all TicketMaster locations and the Meijer Store in Taylor, Michigan located at Pardee and Eureka Roads. Charge by phone at 248-645-6666 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com.
To find out more information about the Meijer All American Jam at the Taylor Summer Festival, please visit http://www.wattsupinc.com . You also may phone the event Hot Line at 734-374-3906.

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