Outdoor movies are one of our favorite summer traditions. As the summer wanes, you’ll still have a few chances to enjoy films under the stars. On Saturday, Aug. 31, HI Sacramento Hostel (925 H St.) will host a screening of Mean Girls starting at 8:30 p.m., providing free water and popcorn and offering drinks and barbecue for sale. For a more family friendly option, Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer presents an ice cream social and movie night on Sept. 7 at 8 p.m., featuring the 2019 remake of Disney’s Dumbo at Hollywood Park Elementary School (4915 Harte Wy., Sacramento). On Saturday, Sept. 14, you can take in a double feature at Sutter’s Fort State Park (2701 L St., Sacramento) featuring Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Zootopia. This event will get underway at 8:45 p.m. All of these screenings are free of charge! Check out Facebook.com/hisacramento, Jayschenirer.com and Exploremidtown.org respectively for more info.

**This write-up first appeared in print on page 12 of issue #299 (Aug. 28 – Sept. 11, 2019)**