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Family movies galore this summer

Summer and movies go together, and families will have many opportunities to see popular movies in Salisbury and surrounding areas, both indoors and out, some free, all inexpensive!

Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is offering their popular movies in the park again in 2014. Folks from all around bring blankets and lawn chairs as they prepare to watch movies under the stars at City Park, located at the corner of W. Miller and Jackson Streets.
The movies start at 9 p.m. Admission is free; concessions are sold at the park during the event. Some people come early to enjoy the lake, memorial, playgrounds and walking trails.
This schedule is available online at www.salisburync.gov/Departments/ParksandRecreation/Pages/Movies-in-the-Park.aspx
May 30: Frozen (PG)
June 13: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
June 27: The Wizard of Oz (G)
July 11: Monsters U (G)
July 25: Free Birds (PG)
Aug. 8: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)
Aug. 22: Planes (PG)
September 5: The Lego Movie (PG)
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Beat the heat, have a fun family outing or spring for an affordable date at the Rowan Public Library. An other-worldly Summer Movie Series is lined up at two Rowan County library locations. There will be free popcorn, lemonade, movies and air conditioning.
This schedule is available online at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

•• Movies on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., RPL headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St.:
June 17: The Lorax (PG)
June 24: City of Bones (PG13)
July 01: The Time Traveler’s Wife (PG13)
July 08: Around the World in 80 Days (PG)
July 15: Zathura (PG)
July 22: Timeline (PG13)
July 29: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)
Aug. 05: Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow (PG)
Aug. 12: The Andromeda Strain (G)
•• Movies on Wednesdays at 2 p.m., South Rowan Regional (China Grove)
July 02: The Lorax (PG)
July 09: Around the World in 80 Days (PG)
July 16: Zathura (PG)
July 23: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)
July 30:
Daycares and camp groups are welcome to attend the library’s child-friendly films, but call ahead for reservations. For more information, visit www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or call headquarters, 704-216-8256; South Rowan Regional, 704-216-7730; East Branch, 704-216-7840.

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WINSTON-SALEM — Reynolda House Museum of American Art celebrates summer with Cinema Under the Stars: Strange Encounters on Fridays in August at 9 p.m.
The ninth annual Cinema Under the Stars promises strange encounters in city, surf and outer space. Scream along to creature features “Jaws” on Aug. 1 and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” on Aug. 15, and sing along to entertaining musicals “Cabaret” on Aug. 8 and “An American in Paris” on Aug. 22. Gates open at 8 p.m. and films will be shown on the front lawn at 9 p.m. In case of rain, they will be shown in the Babcock Auditorium. Filmgoers are encouraged to arrive early and picnic on the lawn; beer and wine will be available for purchase; no outside alcohol is permitted. Admission is $5 per person or $20 per car.
Find more information at reynoldahouse.org or call 336-758-5150.
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RALEIGH — The outdoor movie season at North Carolina Museum of Art kicks off on June 6. Beginning this season, all outdoor movies will be shown with a new state-of-the art digital projection system. Tickets are $5 (free for members). Films begin at either 8:30 pr 9 p.m. Find tickets and schedule information at www.ncartmuseum.org/summer or 919-715-5923. Reynolda House is located at 2250 Reynolda Road.
June 6: Philomena
June 7: Captain Phillips
June 13: 42: The Jackie Robinson Story
June 20: Enough Said
June 21: Saving Mr. Banks
June 27: Mary Poppins
July 11: Frozen
July 18: Her
July 25: Gravity
Aug. 1: 12 Years a Slave
Aug. 8: American Hustle
Aug. 15: Bull Durham
Aug. 16: Caddy Shack
Aug. 22: Nebraska
Aug. 23: The LEGO Movie
Sept. 5: Grand Budapest Hotel
Sept. 6: The Big Lebowski

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