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Free movie night featuring 'Coco' to lead off late-summer parks activities


August 1, 2018

"COCO," which won an Academy Award this year for best animated feature, will play outdoors at Sankey Park Aug. 23.

The city is gearing up for two events in Sankey Park in the next couple of months.

First up, the city is returning its Movies in the Park at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 with "Coco."

"Were going to do one (movie) this year because we had turnover in our office," said Lagea Mull, who works for the Community and Economic Development Department, which has spent the year reorganizing. It'll be "like an end-of-summer celebration."

"Coco" was the winner of a poll on the city's Facebook page, Mull said.

"We had a total of 147 votes. 'Coco' won with 86 votes."

The alternative was "Paddington 2."

"We wan...

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