Tim Hortons coughs up some cash - allows city to offer free Movies Under the Stars

Event 100By Staff

June 23, 2015


The City is inviting residents to enjoy free movies under the stars, presented by Tim Hortons, every Thursday night until August 20.

“Our neighbourhood parks are one of many things that makes Burlington great,” said Chris Glenn, the city’s director of parks and recreation. “Movies Under the Stars” offers families and neighbours the chance to connect close to home while enjoying a free movie in their local park.”

The movies, which were selected by residents this spring via online polls, are shown on 25 by 14 foot (7.62 by 4.27 metre) outdoor viewing screen and begin at 9 p.m. on each on the following dates:

Date Location Movie

Thursday, July 9  – Nelson Park How to Train Your Dragon 2
Thursday, July 16  – Aldershot Park Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Thursday, July 23 – Civic Square Paddington Bear
Thursday, July 30  – Emerson Park Big Hero 6
Thursday, August 6  – Kilbride Park Finding Nemo
Thursday, August 13  – Mohawk Park Maleficent
Thursday, August 20  – Spencer Smith Park Home
Thursday, August 27 – Burloak Park Rain Date –

The City of Burlington is encouraging residents bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a night of family-friendly fun. Washrooms and limited parking are available at each park.

For site maps, movie previews and weather delay or cancellation information, visit www.burlington.ca/movies, follow @BurlEvents on twitter or call the festivals and events hotline at 905-335-7766.


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