Alabaster continuing summer movies in the park program
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor
ALABASTER – Local movie aficionados will have several chances to enjoy the summer weather while catching a flick at Alabaster’s Veterans Park this summer, as the city is continuing its movies in the park program beginning in early June.
All movies will be shown on a large inflatable screen at the park, which is located at 7305 Alabama 119 in southern Alabaster. The movies in the park program is organized by the Alabaster Parks and Recreation Department.
“The movies are free, so it makes for a fun, yet economical, evening of entertainment for family and friends,” read the Alabaster Parks and Recreation website. “All you’ll need to bring is a blanket or chair to sit on, and some snacks and drinks. The movies will begin showing around dusk (usually 8).”
In case of inclement weather, call 378-4055 to learn if the movie night will still be held.
The city will show the following movies on the following nights:
-Friday, June 9: “Sing” rated PG
Synopsis: “A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.”
-Friday, June 23: “The Jungle Book” rated PG
Synopsis: “A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake and an orangutan who dreams of controlling fire.”
-Friday, July 7: “Soul Surfer” rated PG
Synopsis: “A teen attempts a comeback at championship surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack. Based on a true story.”
-Friday, July 21: “A Dog’s Purpose” rated PG
Synopsis: “This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine’s existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962.”