Celebrating Summer with The Sandlot

Last week’s Screen on the Green was a home run! Trabuco Mesa Park’s softball fields were filled with families who enjoyed watching The Sandlot under the stars. This outdoor movie screening was the perfect way to celebrate the end of an exciting summer at SAMLARC.

Families gathered at the park in the late afternoon to set up their blankets, play on the fields, and meet up with other sports fans. We spotted plenty of Rancho Trabuco Girls Softball Association and Santa Margarita Little League jerseys throughout the evening!

The SAM-Lot Mini Homerun Derby was full of young power-hitters who showed off their skills at the home plate. Children enjoyed competing to hit their baseball the farthest, and the winning players took home a certificate along with a classic baseball treat: Cracker Jacks!

Rancho Trabuco Girls Softball Association managed the Snack Shack, serving an assortment of baseball favorites including their signature Chilli Billies, a tasty combination of Fritos, cheese, and chili! Kurt’s Catering offered savory American fare and Screamin’ Ice Cream brought tasty ice cream treats as well! SAMLARC raffled off sweet candy treats and provided the crowd with complimentary fresh popcorn and cotton candy!

The winner of the Sandlot Story Contest was announced shortly before sunset. This year’s winning entry was Sarahbella R., whose love for softball and tenacity has followed her throughout her softball career. Her courage to tackle the unfamiliar earned her a spot at a USA Softball Junior Olympic challenge this year! As soon as the sun set, everyone settled in to watch The Sandlot. This heartwarming film has entertained families for over 25 years! We enjoyed watching the film and re-living the laughter and fun that the movie offers to kids of all ages.

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We had fun at this year’s movie on the mound and hope you did as well! As summer comes to a close, we look forward to a new season of fun – kicking off in September with our adults-only party, Hot Havana Nights!

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