Many have put the fleeting feeling of summer into song, but the movie Grease did it best. “Summer days, driftin’ away,” the song goes, “to uh-oh those summer nights.” Weaving it’s way through a summer romance, this catchy tune perfectly captures the heat of the day and the cool of the night as Sandy and Danny give their perspectives on falling for each other, then parting when the weather takes a turn for the colder.
Oh, those summer nights. They’re only here for a short time, and they’re just made for lingering outside, aren’t they? They’re all about easy meals, cold drinks and Popsicles on the patio, and hanging out with friends until the stars have been out for hours and the kids are up way past their bedtime. There’s something about the balmy evening air that practically pushes you out of the hot house and onto a blanket on the cool grass. Add a little music or a movie and the summer night experience is complete.
You can catch outdoor movies and concerts in parks and outdoor venues all over the San Gabriel Valley starting this month, and we’ve recently added a page where you can find them all in one place. So pull out your calendars, pick your favorites and pack your picnics!
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