Fridays through August 17, the city of Renton invites you to come out for a weekly free screening of films, under the stars! This kid-friendly event includes showings of Hugo, The Muppets, Super 8, and more!
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Renton Moonlight Movies
Fridays July 27-August 17, 2012 | 7 p.m. for seating, movies start at dusk | Free
various locations (see below), Renton, WA
(425) 430-6719 | More info: www.rentonwa.gov
Gather with your friends and family on Friday nights, July 27 through August 17 for a great line-up of movies while sitting under the stars. Admission is free. Seating begins at 7:00 p.m., movies start at dusk. Only low-back chairs and blankets in viewing area. In the event of inclement weather, call the Renton Community Center inclement weather line at 425-430-6719. Cancellation decisions will be made at 5:00 p.m.
July 27 – Renton Senior Activity Center – A Dolphin’s Tale (PG) – Based on true events, this family film is about Winter, a young dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and Sawyer, the introverted 11-year-old boy who befriends her. Sawyer meets the rescued dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine rehabilitation center where she lives. Sawyer rallies friends and family alike to save Winter by convincing a pioneering doctor to create a unique prosthetic appendage to restore the dolphin’s ability to swim.
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August 3 – Liberty Park – Super 8 (PG13) – In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
August 10 – Liberty Park – The Muppets (PG) - On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10-million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit the Frog reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.
August 17 – Cascade Village at CVAC Baseball Field
Viewer’s choice: Go to www.bensonplan.org and vote for which one of the following films will be shown as the final 2012 Moonlight Movie.
Hugo (PG)- An orphaned boy secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mystery adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man.
Hop (PG)- Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, Hop tells the comic tale of Fred, an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst house guest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.
Puss in Boots (PG) - Way before he ever met Shrek, the legendary Puss in Boots goes on a heroic journey, teaming up with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty Softpaws to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. It’s the adventure of nine lifetimes!
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