Maple Grove, Osseo outdoor concerts begin June 10th and 11th

Residents of Maple Grove and Osseo will once again be able to take in a concert or movie this summer. The Maple Grove Sounds of Summer concerts and movies will start June 10. The Osseo Movies in the Park and the Concerts in the Park series begins June 11 and runs through Aug. 27.

Maple Grove

At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. Events have been scheduled Town Green on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Thursday mornings at 11 a.m. In addition movies will be shown Fridays at sunset and several special events will take place at Town Green this summer.

All events are free unless otherwise noted. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

The following the 2013 performance schedule at the Town Green:

 

SOUNDS OF SUMMER

“Usher in the Week” on Mondays at 7 p.m. with the following performances:

• June 10 — Maple Grove Jazz Ensemble

• June 17 — A Hard Day’s Night (Beatles tribute)

• June 24 — The Castaways (hits from the 50s to 80s)

• July 1 — Jeff Gerbino (comedy)

• July 8 — Medalist Concert Band

• July 15 — Barley Jacks (progressive bluegrass & Americana)

• July 22 — Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis (symphony)

• July 29 — Brooklyn Community Band (concert band)

• Aug. 5 — Scott Hansen (comedy)

• Aug. 12 — Maiden Dixie (country rock)

• Aug. 19 — G.B. Leighton (roots rock)

 

“Find the Joy” on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. with:

• June 12 — Rince Nua Irish Dance (Irish dancers)

• June 19 — Cromulent Skakespears Co. (Romeo & Juliet)

• June 26 — St. Anthony Main (a cappella quartet)

• July 3 —  Concrete Surgery (R&B, funk and jazz)

• July 10 — Rocket Club (north country)

• July 17 — Godspell (Bunce Backyard Productions)

• July 24 — Salute to the music of Bob Dylan from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

• July 31 — The Whitesidewalls (rock and roll)

• Aug. 7 — Mpls. Commodores (a cappella male chorus)

• Aug. 14 — Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty tribute)

• Aug. 21 — Alison Scott and Kevin Bowe (soul pop)

 

“Celebrate the Family” Thursdays at 11 a.m. at:

• June 13 — Splatter Sisters (children’s show)

• June 20 — Bob the Beachcomber (beach music for families)

• June 27 — Kidpower with Rachel (music and live animal show)

• July 11 — Schiffelly Puppets (puppet show)

• July 18 — Snapdragonseeds (kid’s dance music)

• July 25 — Sticks & Tones (music for kids)

• Aug. 1 — Wendy’ Wiggle Jiggle Jam (music and dance)

• Aug. 8 — Paul Spring (danceable upbeat folk and funk)

• Aug. 15 — Okee Dokee Brothers (interactive bluegrass)

• Aug. 22 — Tricia and the Toonies (fun family music)

 

“Movies by Moonlight,” all PG movies, take place Fridays at sunset:

• July 12 — “The Lorax” (presented by MGCO)

• July 26 — “Wreck It Ralph”

• Aug. 2 — “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

• Aug. 9 — “Viva Las Vegas”

• Aug. 16 — “Ghostbusters”

• Aug. 23 — “Cool Runnings”

• Aug. 30 — “Mary Poppins”

• Sept. 6 — “Shrek”

• Sept. 13 — “Hotel Transylvania”

 

SPECIAL EVENTS 

• June 13 — MG Arts Center presents Comedy on the Green at 7 p.m.

• June 14 — Teen Battle of the Bands at 7 p.m.

• July 10 — Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation at 7 p.m.

• July 11 — Maple Grove Days from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

• July 12 — Maple Grove Days from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• July 18 to 21 and July 23 — Godspell, Bunce Backyard Productions

• July 24 — Salute to the music of Bob Dylan from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

• Aug. 22 — MG Arts Center presents Comedy on the Green at 7 p.m.

Osseo

The Osseo Annual Movies and Concerts in the Park events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans Park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave.

Concerts in the Park begin at 7 p.m. and Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. and are on Tuesdays.

People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

The following are the 2013 Movies and Concerts in the Park:

• June 11 — Movie is “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

• June 18 — Movie is “Madagascar 3”

• June 25 — Music by the Teddy Bear Band followed by the movie “Hope Springs”

• July 9 — Movie is “Pitch Perfect”

• July 16 — Movie “Hunger Games”

• July 23 — Movie is “Brave”

• July 30 — Music by Classic Big Band followed by the movie “The Lucky One”

• Aug. 6 — Movie is “The Avengers”

• Aug. 13 — Music by the Golden Strings followed by the movie “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”

• Aug. 20 — Movie is “Rock of Ages”

• Aug. 27 — Movie “Here Comes the Boom.”

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