Kick off the City of Newburgh’s 2013 International Festival with a film! This week’s City-sponsored back-to-school movie starts Thursday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Delano Hitch Recreation Park Stadium, located at 401Washington St. The schedule for the rest of the season is as follows:
Thursday, Aug. 29: The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Delano-Hitch Stadium, 401 Washington Street. An inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim—and their small town of Stanleyville—learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.
Friday, Sept. 6: Hotel Transylvania. Downing Park (Carpenter and Third Street) The film tells a story of Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, where the world’s monsters can take a rest from human civilization. Dracula invites some of the most famous monsters, including Frankenstein’s monster, Mummy, a Werewolf family, and the Invisible Man, to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis. When the hotel is unexpectedly visited by an ordinary 21-year-old traveler named Jonathan, Dracula must protect Mavis from falling in love with him before it is too late.
Saturday, Sept. 7: Oz the Great and Powerful. Hillside/Foot of Broadway/ and Colden- a small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.
Saturday, September 14: The Avengers. On the Mid-Broadway lot between Johnston & Lander. A superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization SHIELD, recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Incredible Hulk and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor’s adoptive brother Loki from taking over the Earth.
Again, admission to Movie Nights is absolutely free! Back to school movies start at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Movie Nights are funded by the City of Newburgh Community Development Block Grant Program.
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