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June 4, 2011 (La Mesa) -- This summer the City of La Mesa is offering fun, safe, and FREE outdoor family activities including the Chipotle “Sundays at Six” Summer Concert Series each Sunday in June and July at Harry Griffith Park. In addition, the city hosts a popular outdoor movie night July 29 at La Mesita Park plus a special "dive-in" showing at the La Mesa pool July 15.



The Chipotle “Sundays At Six” Summer Concerts Series at Harry Griffen Park continues for its tenth season beginning on Sunday, June 12, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The concerts are held at the  outdoor amphitheatre at Harry Griffen Park, 9550 Milden Street, La Mesa. The following is a listing of the 2011 season concerts:


June 12 Navy Jazz Band Southwest
June 19 San Diego Concert Band
June 26 Tinku (Latin Folk Music)
July 10 Rhythm Jacks (Rhythm and Blues)
July 17 Trails and Rails (Cowboy & Train Songs)
July 24 Jazz West


Dive into fun at the La Mesa Municipal Pool’s “Dive-in Movie” featuring “Toy Story 3” on Friday, July 15. Family and friends can enjoy viewing an outdoor movie from a spot on the pool deck or while floating in the heated pool, located at 5100 Memorial Drive in La Mesa. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 8:00 p.m.


Families can also bring their lawn chairs or blankets to the “Movie in the Park” on Friday, July 29 at La Mesita Park located at 8855 Dallas Street in La Mesa. The high definition Blu-Ray projection system which features an inflatable twenty-six foot wide screen and amplified sound will be showing “Despicable Me”. Pre-Show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 8:00 p.m.


Free Family Fun is sponsored by Chipotle, La Mesa City Employee Association,

La Mesa Firefighters Association, La Mesa Patch, Marrokal Design & Remodeling, Oakdale Heights, Wilsey Asset Management, and Wells Fargo in collaboration with the City of La Mesa and the La Mesa Arts Alliance.


For information call 619-667-1300 or visit


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