The following is a list and map of free summer movies in the park in McHenry County.
All movies take place at dusk the third Thursdays of the month through August at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive. They also include ice cream eating contests sponsored by Baskin Robins. The contests begin at 7 p.m. Enter at www.star105.5.com. (Entries accepted beginning two weeks before each movie date.)
"Despicable Me" (PG), July 18
"The Lego Movie "(PG), Aug. 15.
Algonquin/Lake in the Hills
"The Lego Movie" (PG), 8:45 p.m. July 22, Spella Park, 2610 Harnish Drive, Algonquin
All movies take place at about 8:30 p.m. at Emricson Park, 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the movie. Activities for children are hosted before the showings.
"The Avengers" (PG-13), July 20. Special showing as part of the city's new Summer in the Park festival. Also includes a costume contest.
"Despicable Me 2" (PG), Aug. 8