Kannapolis outdoor movies start Friday

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The city of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with Waste Management, announces the first free outdoor movie to be shown as part of their summer entertainment series.
On Friday, June 10 at 8:45 p.m., Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment hit movie, “Despicable Me” (PG) will be shown on the 40-by-20- Time Warner Big Screen at the Village Park Amphitheater. The amphitheater is located between West A and C Streets off Dale Earnhardt Boulevard.
Pack a picnic, spread a blanket and join Gru, along with his crew of minions, while he plots to pull off the craziest crime of the century, stealing the moon. Gru enlists the help of three little girls who see something in him nobody else has ever seen.
On select Fridays through Aug. 19, a family-friendly movie will be shown on the Time Warner Big Screen in Village Park. Upcoming movies include “Jaws,” June 24; “Megamind,” July 8; “The Blind Side,” July 22; “Night at the Museum,” Aug. 5; and “Tangled,” Aug. 19.
Parking for outdoor movies will be available at the Village Park parking lot. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are permitted. Please, NO pets, alcohol, grilling or glass bottles.