Chattanooga's Original Summer Movie Series Returns To Coolidge Park

Thursday, June 12, 2014

First Things First, a non-profit organization announces the return of Movies in the Park to Coolidge Park each Saturday in the month of July, beginning July 12.  Now in its 12th season, Movies in the Park encourages families to spend quality time together while watching a family-friendly box office hit on a giant movie screen.

This event is free to the public on July 12, 19 and 26.  The movie will start each week at sundown (just after 9 p.m.) Families are welcome to bring your picnic baskets, blankets, strollers or lawn chairs, and watch a movie under the stars.

  Additionally, family-priced concessions will be available for purchase on site.  Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent after 6 p.m. in the park.

Here are some hints about the movies:

July12 –   A young girl and her friends must help her sister to “let go” of winter.

July19 – A genius dog and his boy must travel back in time to correct history.

July26 – An ordinary “figure” is mistakenly chosen to save the stackable universe from being glued together.

Movies in the Park is sponsored by Hamico, Comcast, Sunny 92.3, The Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chick-fil-A, City of Chattanooga, Earth Fare, Family Concessions, LLC, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.

For more information, call First Things First at 423.267.5383.


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