Watching movies in the great outdoors has become a summer tradition in Jamaica Plain. Join us on the lawn of the historic Loring-Greenough House for the Friday Night At The Movies series. Catch a diverse selection of family-friendly box office hits and cult classics in a beautiful outdoor setting. We are thrilled to sponsor the movie series again this year. So grab a blanket, chairs, and some snacks and enjoy the perfect summer evening activity!
The Princess Bride | May 27 at 8:00 PM
A cult-classic, comedy, fairy tale romance that begins when a kid is home sick from school and his grandfather reads him a story featuring swashbuckling sword fights, a good-natured giant, and a vengeful Spaniard. Starring Robin Wright.
King Richard | June 24 at 8:00 PM
This Oscar-winning sports drama and biopic follows the rise of the inspirational tennis players Venus and Serena Williams, and the life of their father Richard, who helped propel them to fame.
In the Heights | July 22 at 8:00 PM
A film version of the smash Broadway hit musical by Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda is set in the rapidly changing neighborhood of Washington Heights. Featuring a soundtrack of hip hop, salsa merengue, and soul.
Crazy Rich Asians | August 26 at 8:00 PM
Based on Keven Kwan's bestseller, the film follows native New Yorker and Chinese-American college professor Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's intimidating family and win them over.
Encanto Sing-along | September 16 at 7:00 PM
The Oscar-winning Disney hit follows the adventures of the multi-generational and magical Colombian family the Madrigals. Come sing along with us!
Beetlejuice | October 7 at 7:00 PM
A Halloween classic from Tim Burton about a recently deceased couple who hire a "bio-exorcist" to rid their Connecticut home of its new, alive owners.
Movies were selected to appeal to diverse audiences and provide family-friendly summer fun. Purchase tickets here.
Shows begin at dusk but you'll want to arrive a few minutes early to settle in and fully appreciate the beautiful grounds and gardens.
The Loring-Greenough House is a vibrant social and cultural center in the heart of Jamaica Plain. Constructed in 1760 for Commodore Joshua Loring and owned by the Greenough family for over 140 years, the home was purchased by the non-profit Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club in 1924. To learn more about this treasured historic home, or to become a member, visit the website.