Parks and Recreation Events


Sep
22
2018
7:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

This one night only concert will feature the best of the best who will compete for a winner takes all cash prize of $5,000! The concert will be hosted by Mark Flint and will feature performances by Yuma's very own Checker'd Past! 

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Oct
4
2018
7:00 PM
to 9:15 PM

Paradise

Russian Federation / 2016 / Russian, German & French with English subtitles / 132 min / Drama

"...the great Russian DoP Alexander Simonov...works chiaroscuro wonders with what the end credits identify as a combination of 35mm and 16mm stock, his 4:3 black-and-white images and complex lighting set-ups often harking back to golden-age monochrome cinematography." – Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter

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Oct
6
2018
11:00 AM
to 7:00 PM

Bring out your inner geek at Yuma’s 4th Annual YumaCon! Cosplay as your favorite character with many other fans, play video games, and attend panels! Meet new friends and talk with special guest groups and cosplay judges. Play tabletop games and explore the vendor gallery for all your geek merchandise needs! Celebrate the arts and see why YumaCon is the place where comics, anime, and pop culture collide! 

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Oct
27
2018
10:00 PM
Oct
28
2018
2:00 AM

The cult classic screening is back in the Historic Yuma Theatre just in time for Halloween! For over 40 years, Jim Sharman’s science fiction parody has delighted audiences and terrified parents. The musical comedy horror screening will feature a shadowcast of the film (that’s actors acting in front of the screen during the film). 

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Nov
1
2018
7:00 PM
to 8:30 PM

In Syria

Belgium, France and Lebanon / 2017 / Arabic with English subtitles / 86 min / Drama

"Gripping from start to finish.... A chilling, fast-moving study of a Syrian household under siege." – Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

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Nov
3
2018
10:00 AM
to 3:00 PM

Children's Festival of the Arts is a fun, family-friendly festival and that is supported by dozens of local organizations and art education supporters. Now in its 26th year, the festival takes over Main Street with nearly 50 arts and crafts booths full of make and take projects for attendees. All activity booths are free for attendees. The festival also features performances by local dance studios and music groups, a special youth art exhibition inside the Yuma Art Center, a kids jumper zone, and several food vendors!

2018 Theme: Space!

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Nov
27
2018
7:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and join The Manhattan Dolls on a "Sentimental Journey" through the great music of the 30s and 40s. Sit back and enjoy these timeless classics, or if you're "In the Mood" get up and dance! Sentimental Journey blends beautiful ballads with your favorite toe-tapping tunes and in classic USO fashion takes some time to honor our brave men and women in the military. From boogie woogie to the blues, Sentimental Journey celebrates the best the Great American Songbook has to offer. 

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Dec
6
2018
7:00 PM
to 8:55 PM

Dark Valley

Austria and Germany / 2014 / German with English subtitles / 114 min / Thriller

"Visually ravishing! The hills are alive with the sound of gunfire in this alpine revenge drama, a superiour genre piece." – Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

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