Palm Bay Parks and Recreation to Host ‘National Treasure’ as Drive-In Movie Tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Walmart Palm Bay is sponsoring the event

The City of Palm Bay Parks and Recreation will host ‘National Treasure’ as a drive-in movie at Fred Poppe Regional Park, located 1951 Malabar Road NW, beginning at 8:30 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The City of Palm Bay Parks and Recreation will host ‘National Treasure’ as a drive-in movie at Fred Poppe Regional Park, located 1951 Malabar Road NW, beginning at 8:30 p.m.

There are a limited number of 8-foot by 8-foot “family green spaces” to place a blanket and a few chairs as well as vehicle spaces where you can watch the movie from inside your own car.

Cars will be admitted starting at 7:30 p.m.

In case of bad weather, you can call the Special Events Rainout Hotline at 321-726-5682 for updates.

Walmart Palm Bay is sponsoring the events and provided the movie and lots of decorations for the City of Palm Bay.

SUMMER ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

The City of Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department has developed an amended summer events and activities scheduled to comply with Phase 2 of Governor DeSantis’ Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

Palm Bay Parks & Recreation will host the Palm Bay Kidz Club for Palm Bay children ages 6 to 10 Monday through Friday for 4 weeks from July 6 through July 31. Kidz Club hours will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Outdoor games and activities will be planned. The cost will be $60/per child per week. Weekly registrations only. First come, first served.

Limited spaces are available. Palm Bay residents only.

Registration will begin June 15 at 9 a.m. and will be available by calling the Tony Rosa Community Center at 321-952-3443 or the Ted Whitlock Community Center at (321) 952-3231. Online registration will also be available at www.PlayPalmBay.org

Kidz Club sites:

• Fred Poppe Regional Park, 1951 Malabar Road NW
• Goode Park, 1300 Bianca Drive SE
• Liberty Park, 895 Carlyle Avenue SE

All Kidz Club activities and locations are subject to change and weather permitting. Patrons can call the special events rainout hotline at 321-726-5682 for Kidz Club status due to weather.

OUTDOOR DRIVE-IN MOVIE EVENTS

Palm Bay Parks & Recreation is planning a series of free outdoor movie events.

The first event is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 behind the Ted Whitlock Community Center inside Fred Poppe Regional Park, 1951 Malabar Road NW beginning at 8:30 p.m. The movie will be Finding Nemo which is rated G.

There will be a limited number of vehicle spaces as well as a limited number of “family green spaces” to place a blanket and a few chairs. Spaces are free, but pre-registration is required.

Registration will begin June 8 at 9 a.m. and will be available by calling the Tony Rosa Community Center at 321-952-3443 or the Ted Whitlock Community Center at 321-952-3231.

Online registration will also be available at www.PlayPalmBay.org. The rain date will be Saturday, June 20. Patrons can call the special events rainout hotline at 321-726-5682 for movie status due to weather.

Those choosing vehicle spaces will either sit inside their vehicle or directly in front/behind it to comply with social distancing guidelines.

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Those choosing “family green spaces” will be assigned an 8-foot by 8-foot marked-off space in which to set up blankets and chairs. Patrons are asked to stay inside their marked areas as to comply with social distancing guidelines. Patrons parked in vehicle spaces will need to remain in their space with headlights off until the event ends and the field lights are turned on. Once the lights are on, staff will guide all vehicles out of the area in an orderly fashion.

INDEPENDENCE DAY DRIVE-IN MOVE EVENT WILL INCLUDE FIREWORKS

To celebrate Independence Day this year, Palm Bay Parks and Recreation will be hosting drive-in movie events on Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5 at 8:30 p.m. behind the Ted Whitlock Community Center located inside Fred Poppe Regional Park, 1951 Malabar Road NW. National Treasure (rated PG) will be shown both nights.

Following the movie, we will show an approximately 10-minute fireworks show set to music on the big screen. Pre-registration is required for the Independence Day weekend movies and will begin on Monday, June 8.

The National Treasure screenings will follow the same rules as the June 13 event. Patrons can call the special events rainout hotline at 321-726-5682 for movie status due to weather.

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On Friday, July 10, at 8:30 p.m., Parks and Recreation will host Fun Friday by the Bay featuring a free Movie in the Park. The movie title is still to be determined.

The event will be hosted at Veterans Memorial Park, 2201 Port Malabar Boulevard NE. This event will feature “family green spaces” only, no vehicle spaces.

Pre-registration for Fun Friday by the Bay featuring a free Movie in the Park will begin on Monday, July 6. Patrons can call the special events rainout hotline at 321-726-5682 for movie status due to weather.

On Saturday, July 11, at 8:30 p.m., Palm Bay Parks and Recreation will again host a drive-in movie behind the Ted Whitlock Community Center inside Fred Poppe Regional Park, 1951 Malabar Road NW.

The movie title is still to be determined. Pre-registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 6, and will follow the same rules as the previous drive-in events. Patrons can call the special events rainout hotline at 321-726-5682 for movie status due to weather.

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FACILITY RENTALS

Pavilion rentals at Palm Bay parks will resume on June 8 (for groups up to 50 people). Pavilions will be cleaned and disinfected before your rental time begins. Reservations can be made by calling the Tony Rosa Community Center at 321-952-3443 or the Ted Whitlock Community Center at 321-952-3231. Online registration will also be available at www.PlayPalmBay.org

Rentals of indoor facilities at our community centers or Captain’s House remain suspended until further notice.

PARK AMENITIES

Playgrounds and restrooms inside City of Palm Bay parks re-opened on June 1, as well as the skate park at McGriff Park. Playgrounds and restrooms are cleaned and disinfected daily. Visitors are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and wash or sanitize hands frequently.

RECREATION PROGRAMMING

All classes, leagues, and community partner programs are canceled until further notice. The Margaret Hames Nature Center and the City’s community centers remain closed to the public.

Staff will be available to answer questions by phone at the Tony Rosa Community Center at 321-952-3443 or the Ted Whitlock Community Center at 321-952-3231 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Questions will also be answered via email at PlayPalmBay@pbfl.org.

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