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Monday, July 3, 2017

Thursdays in July are Outdoor Movie Nights

The Lego Batman Movie screen this Thursday at Hannah Atkins Playground.

Thursdays in July in Plainfield are the Division of Recreation's Outdoor Movie Nights. These free showings of top line flicks are scattered throughout town at various locations, all on Thursday evenings. Movies beging at dusk (approximately 8:30 PM).

July 6: The Lego Batman Movie
This 2017 computer animated action comedy in which Batman attempts to overcome his greatest fear in stopping The Joker's latest plan.

The film screens at Hannah Atkins Playground, West 3rd  Street near Plainfield Avenue.
July 13: The Queen of Katwe
This 2016 biographical sports drama features Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutesi, a young girl living in the Katwe slum of Kampala. She becomes interested in the strange game of "chess" at a missionary program. Her curiosity and her skill grows until she becomes a figure in the World Chess Olympiads.

You can catch this feature at Aristacare at Norwood (behind United Presbyterian Church, 515 East Front Street), which is convenient to both Richmond Towers and Covenant Manor.
July 20: Finding Dory
This 2016 computer generated action story is a sequel to Finding Nemo, and features the anmesiac Dory trying to return to her parents.

The film shows at Seidler Field, corner of North and Netherwood Avenue.
July 27: Fantastic Beasts
This is a 2016 fantasy film, a spinoff of the Harry Potter series. It is full of the wizardry which was the Harry Potter series attraction.

This film, concluding the series, will be shown at Library Park, on West 8th Street and College Place.
Thursdays in August will feature a series of community concerts. Look for a separate post on these soon.

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