News release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
What’s Happening at Foellinger Theatre August 3 – 14
Movie: Toy Story 3, August 3, 8:30 pm, FREE
Woody, Buzz and the whole gang are back. As their owner Andy prepares to depart for college, his loyal toys find themselves in daycare where untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice. G. Sponsored by 97.3 WMEE.
Air Supply, August 6, 8 pm, $25
This early 80’s soft rock group from Australia is known for their beautifully orchestrated, sweet ballads. In 1980, their first hit single “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world, leaping to the top of all the charts. Other hits by Air Supply include “All Out of Love,” “Even the Nights are Better,” “Making Love Out of Nothing At All,” and “Here I Am.” Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, Sweetwater Sound and MedPartners.
Movie: Tangled, August 10, 8:30 pm, FREE
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. PG. Sponsored by 97.3 WMEE.
Cherish the Ladies, August 12, 8 pm, $10
Described as absolutely unique in their spectacular blend of instrumental talents, beautiful female vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this all female Irish music ensemble has become one of the most successful and sought after Irish-American groups in Celtic music. One of their honors includes being invited to the All-Ireland Championships event “Fleadh Cheoil na hÃ‰ireann 2011.” Sponsored by PBS39 and NIPR.
Spike and the Bulldogs, August 13, 8 pm, $5
Let Spike and the Bulldogs take you back to the days of the “sock hop” and drive-in movies, when you could get three plays for a quarter on the juke-box. Spike and the Bulldogs is the Tri-State’s premiere “Rock and Roll Oldies Band,” playing vintage music of the 50’s and 60’s. Sponsored by WGL 1250 The River.
Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, August 14, 2:30 pm, FREE
This performance is the culmination of Choralfest, a weeklong multi-disciplinary
arts day camp. Choralfest offers children the opportunity to explore a mixture of
artistic forms, including singing, dance, and drama. Sponsored by and NIPR.
Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.fortwayneparks.org or at the Parks & Recreation office, 705 E. State Blvd. You may also purchase tickets at the box office starting at noon the day of the show. The Foellinger Outdoor Theatre is located in Franke Park next to the Children’s Zoo on Sherman Boulevard. For more information, please call the box office at 427-6715 or the Parks & Recreation Department at 427-6000.