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Looking ahead on the Ocala/Marion County entertainment list

Summer Kids Film Series

The Marion Theatre, 50 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, will host a Summer Film Series for kids each Wednesday-Friday beginning June 1 through Aug. 5. Showtimes are 10 and 11 a.m. Films include “Shrek,” “Aladdin,” “Madagascar,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Sing 2.” Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12/under and include a summer Snack Pack. For showtimes, titles and to purchase tickets online, visit www.reillyartscenter.com/summer-kids-film-series or call 352-820-3049.

The Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

The Marion Cultural Alliance in partnership with the City of Ocala presents free, family friendly outdoor concerts to the public on Fridays through July 1 from 7-9 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, 1510 NW Fourth St., Ocala. The series is sponsored in part by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, which funds and empowers communities to inject new life into underused spaces. The June 3 performer is scheduled to be Reggae Force (reggae.) For more information and concert schedule details, visit www.ocalafl.org/levittamp or call 352-629-8447.

Queen Flash – The Premiere Tribute to Queen

Queen Flash’s Larry Zatylyny carries on the musical tradition of the legendary Freddie Mercury with a high-energy, electrifying show that echoes the drama and theatrical flourish of the man himself and a band that transformed music and challenged standards. Zatylyny and the six-piece band take the stage at Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St., Ocala, on June 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets from $28. For more details and to book tickets, visit https://www.csculturalcenter.com/events/

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WIND-FM Tribute Concert Series

The sixth season of WIND-FM’s tribute series will be “Rockin’ the Reilly” through summer and early fall, continuing June 4 at Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala, with “Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20-$31. To purchase or to find out more, visit www.reillyartscenter.com or call 352-566-0970.

Becky Sinn

Becky Sinn

Jumpin’ June Swing Dance Social

Shine up your saddle shoes with Becky Sinn and Swing Theory at Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala, for a celebration of Ocala history. The Jumpin’ June Swing Dance is a tribute to bygone days of the 1940s, when dances were a huge part of local culture. Fun photo ops, specialty themed cocktails, swing dance jam circle, featured dance performances, and vintage music. It all starts June 4 at 8 p.m. in Noma Black Box. Tickets $20. For more information, visit www.reillyartscenter.com or call 352-351-1606.

This article originally appeared on Ocala Star-Banner: List of upcoming fun in Ocala, Florida includes movies, live music