KALAMAZOO, MI — Your chance to relieve a drive-in movie theatre viewing of 80s classic “The Goonies” is this week in Portage.

Portage Parks & Recreation’s “Movies in the Park” program will start its 2021 season with a showing Friday, May 28, of “The Goonies.” The 1985 adventure comedy film follows a band of kids on an adventure to find the lost fortune of a pirate.

Guests are invited to enjoy the drive-in style movie experience, beginning at 9 p.m., at Ramona Park, 8600 S. Sprinkle Road, according to a press release from the city of Portage.

The “Movies in the Park” series continues for four additional Fridays, spread throughout the summer:

  • Friday, June 25: “Jumanji: The Next Level”
  • Friday, July 23: “Trolls World Tour”
  • Friday, Aug. 6: “Raya and the Last Dragon”
  • Friday. Aug. 27: “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”

Admission to the movies is free. Parking at Ramona Park will open at 7 p.m. and is limited, city officials said.

The audio for the movies will be available through each vehicle’s FM radio, the release said. Concessions will be available for purchase, but families are invited to bring their own snacks and sodas, the release said.

For more information about this event and others in Portage, visit mypark.portagemi.gov. You can also contact the parks department at 269-329-4522.

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