Free summer fun in Coventry Village
Coventry Village is offering a summer full of free, family-friendly, can't-miss events.
Starting June 10, Coventry Village will celebrate warm summer nights with free live music, outdoor movies, meet-and-greets with local authors, and more. Stop by Parking Lot 15, between Heights Cleaners and Marc’s, to join the fun.
Live Music on Tuesdays (6–9 p.m.)
- June 10: Revolution Brass Band (New Orleans-style brass band)
- June 17: These Knees (rock)
- June 24: Old Boy (rock)
- July 1: Cellar Door Records Songwriters Round (rock/folk songwriters)
- July 15: Carrie Ryan (rock/folk)
- July 22: School of Rock (covers performed by students)
- July 29: Vernon Jones Blues Cartel
- Aug. 5: Heights Jazz Group
Mac’s Backs book signings by local authors (6:30–8:30 p.m.)
- June 10: Charles Ramsey
- June 17: Shelley Costa and Les Roberts
- June 24: Joe Baur and Douglas Trattner
- July 8: Gail Bellamy
- July 15: Bryan Fritz and Vince McKee
On Thursdays, grab a bite to eat in Coventry Village, then head over to P.E.A.C.E Park at the former Coventry School and enjoy free films under the stars. Bring a blanket and bring your family and friends.
Thursday Night Outdoor Movies (beginning about 9 p.m.)
- June 12: "Frozen" (rated PG, G)
- June 19: "The Goonies" (PG)
- June 26: "Ghostbusters" (PG)
- July 3: "Top Gun" (PG)
- July 10: "The Muppet Movie" (G)
- July 17: "Better Off Dead" (PG)
- July 24: Three Stooges films, followed by the annual Coventry Pie Fight—bring your own pie.
- July 31: "Karate Kid" (PG)
- Aug. 7: "Rocky Horror Picture Show," featuring Simply his Servants, the live cast from the Cedar Lee Theatre (R)
Sundays in the Park
Wind down the weekend every Sunday at P.E.A.C.E. Park, and prepare for the week ahead with free yoga classes from SpyngaFlows at 6 p.m. (all levels are welcome); and a community drum circle at 7 p.m. Bring your own drum or percussion instrument.
Angela Hetrick is executive director for the Coventry Village Special Improvements District.