First Movie Under the Stars is July 7th at Nelson Park.

News 100 blueBy Staff

June 20, 2016


Movies Under the Stars is back – first show is July 7th at Nelson Park.

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A family event – Movies Under the Stars

The screens move around the city offering free family movie screenings in local parks every Thursday until Aug. 18.

This annual tradition has become a very popular summer activity for families, it is a safe, free, fun evening in front of the big screen.”

The films featured in the summer movie series were selected by residents who voted in online polls earlier this spring. The winning movies and locations are as follows:

Minions July 7 Nelson Park
Kung Fu Panda 3 July 14 Aldershot Park
Singin’ in the Rain July 21 Central Park Bandshell
Inside Out July 28 Emerson Park
WALL-E Aug. 4 Kilbride Park
Goosebumps Aug. 11 Ireland Park
The Good Dinosaur Aug. 18 Spencer Smith Park

Each movie will begin at 9 p.m. and will be shown on a 25 by 14 foot (7.62 by 4.27 metre) outdoor viewing screen. Starting at 7:30 p.m. each week, Healthy Kids Community Challenge will be leading games and activities for the whole family aimed at improving children’s health and nutrition.

Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Washrooms and limited parking are available at each park. Consider walking or riding a bike to the event.

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