The eceived numerous entries for the "Best Seat in the Park" contest, but, alas, only one family could be the winner.
The Soukup family will have the honor Friday night of watching Kung Fu Panda 2 from the comfort of the Courtesy-Buick GMC Big Red Inflatable Chair. The chair was inflated Thursday and is waiting for the winners at Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Dr. in Crystal Lake, said Jenny Leech, public information officer for the park district.
As promised during the contest, Lou Malnati's pizza, beverages and dessert will be delivered to the family for their culinary pleasure while they watch the movie. The family also won a one-night stay at the Country Inn and Suites.
Also planned for the night - prior to showtime - is a ice cream eating contest for the kids ages 5 to 15. The contest is sponsored by Baskin-Robbins.
The park district's Movies in the Park festivities start at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Main Beach. The showing of Kung Fu Panda 2 as soon as it gets dark.
The Crystal Lake Park District is able to offer this program for FREE due to the generosity of its Movies in the Park Partners: Dolphin Swim Club, Elite Kids USA, Northwest Herald, Treasure Box Toy Rental, Chiro One, Cheng Orthodontics, CD DJs, Star 105.5, RFP Photography, Black Diamond, Country Inn & Suites, Brunswick Zone XL, Pump It Up, Home State Bank, Buffalo Wild Wings, Courtesy Buick and Lou Malnati's.
More information is available by contacting the Crystal Lake Park District at 815-459-0680, ext. 213.