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In the Park Summer Series

Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
Hours vary by facility
Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200 parks@bentonvillear.com
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Join Bentonville Parks & Recreation this summer for the In the Park Summer Series! Each week, we will put on a fun, family event at Lawrence Plaza and the Bentonville Bark Park. All events are free to the public!

First Friday Flicks: Join us at Lawrence Plaza on the First Friday of each month for a free, outdoor movie!

Shakespeare in the Plaza: Join the Classical Edge Theatre Company as they present short segments from several different Shakespeare plays!

Rock and Splash: Get your groove on as you play in the fountains at Lawrence Plaza! We will feature live music while the fountains are going!

Magic in the Park: Join local magicians for a fun, interactive 1.5 hour magic show at Lawrence Plaza!

Yappy Hour: Join us for doggy social hour at the Bentonville Bark Park (2400 N. Walton Blvd.)Live music, Dog treats, kiddie pools, ice cream and ice tea.

Event Date Times Location Performer
Shakespeare in the Park May 11th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza  Classical Edge
Rock and Splash May 18th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza School of Rock
Yappy Hour May 25th 6:00-7:30pm Bark Park Caleb Ryan Martin 
First Friday Flicks June 2nd 8:30-10:30pm Lawrence Plaza Pete's Dragon
Magic in the Park June 8th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza George Reader 
Rock and Splash June 15th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Wes Hart Band
Shakespeare in the Park June 22nd 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Classical Edge 
Yappy Hour June 29th 6:00-7:30pm Bark Park Bert and Heather
First Friday Flicks July 7th 8:30-10:30pm Lawrence Plaza Rouge One: A Star Wars Story
Science in the Park July 13th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Super Science 
Shakespeare in the Park July 20th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Classical Edge
Yappy Hour July 27th 6:00-7:30pm Bark Park Junction 80
First Friday Flicks  August 4th 8:30-10:30pm Lawrence Plaza The BFG
Rock and Splash August 10th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza 412 West Band
Magic in the Park August 17th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Joey Williams
Rock and Splash August 24th 6:00-7:30pm Lawrence Plaza Red Ambition
Yappy Hour August 31st 6:00-7:30pm Bark Park Trey O'Dell
First Friday Flicks  September 1st 8:30-10:30pm Lawrence Plaza The Jungle Book
First Friday Flicks  October 6th  8:30-10:30pm Lawrence Plaza Sing