Casablanca on Wall Street Saturday Night

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casablancaKingston Parks Movies Under the Stars is back again this Saturday Night to present a classic for the grown ups; the 1942 drama Casablanca sponsored by our friends at Basch and Keegan.  Kids will enjoy the Children’s Day Parade on Friday night, and parents can enjoy a night just for them on Saturday night, July 13th.

We will be setting up at the intersection of Wall and North Front Streets where the Farmer’s Market was located in previous years.  The street will become a pedestrian walkway by around 6:00pm (no parking and no driving) and the movie will begin at sunset – around 8:30pm.  Bring a chair or blanket to get comfy for the movie.  Wall Street was recently selected as one of the “10 Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association and you will love the charm and beauty of this wonderful movie backdrop.    Parking will be available at municipal lots on North Front Street, the County Building, Deitz Stadium, and on-street.  The Citibus Trolley will also be running a loop throughout the City both before and after the film.  Come early and pick up some movie treats at the Kingston Candy Bar, Boitson’s Restaurant or Dominick’s Cafe (all generous sponsors of the Movies project) or stay late for drinks at one of the many night spots in Uptown Kingston.

We’ll see YOU at the Movies!

COMING SOON TO A PARK NEAR YOU:

July 19 – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Kingston Point Beach, Sponsored by the Kingston Firefighters Union

Rock on with the Center for Creative Education interactive program and get moving.  CCE’s award winning youth dance ensembles and Percussion Orchastra of Kingston will get your feet tapping and your heart pumping!  Find out more visit http://cce-kingston.org/

July 26 – Madagascar 3, Forsyth Park, Sponsored by the Junior League of Kingston

Our evening’s sponsor, the Junior League will be on hand to discuss their plan for Kinderland II and the Friends of Forsyth Nature Center will make sure the center is open late so that the family can visit all the animals.  The Kingston Federation of Teachers will host a “Book Exchange” from 7:30pm-8:15pm for any Middle School or Elementary student wishing to exchange their free end of the school year summer  book for a new or gently used one.  This free summer reading program is funded by the Kingston Federation of Teachers and Senator Larkin.

August 2 – The Princess Bride, Cornell Park, Sponsored by Stewart’s Shops and Operating Engineers 825

Come early for an interactive program of Karate and Martial Arts by Keith Bennett’s Karate Academy, teaching kids discipline and self confidence in a safe environment.  For more information visit http://www.keithbennettkarate.com/

August 9 – West Side Story, Rotary Park, Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Kingston & Sunshine Rotary Club

Come early for the The Gold Hope Duo: Stripped down upbeat Rhythm & Blues, Country, folk and a pinch of Rockabilly, The Gold Hope Duo is a joint effort between front-persons Lara Hope and Matt “The Knife” Goldpaugh. Lara strums the guitar while Matt slaps the Upright Bass or picks the 5 String Banjo. They share percussion duties with their fast feet and live by the motto “If you can’t do it, kazoo it!” Their powerful voices intertwine, harmonize and amaze. A duo sure to make you dance, laugh, drink and grab your partner’s behind. They’re made of fun!  Check them out at
http://thegoldhopeduo.com/

August 16 – Back to the Future, Hutton Park, Sponsored by RUPCO

The Kingston Federation of Teachers will host a “Book Exchange” from 7:30pm-8:15pm for any Elementary student wishing to exchange their free end of the school year summer  book for a new or gently used one.  This free summer reading program is funded by the Kingston Federation of Teachers and Senator Larkin.  

August 23 – Men in Black, Academy Green Park, Sponsored by Academy General Insurance

DJ Jilly is back for season 2′s ending celebration so come early for dancing and karaoke!  Special treats and lots of fun as we celebrate another great season of movies under the stars.

August 30 – Far and Away (Grown up night), Gallo Park, Bonus Night

September 6 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Hasbrouck Park

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Kingston Parks Movies under the Stars is an all-volunteer committee of organizations and individuals committed to bringing free, family entertainment to Kingston’s wonderful parks and public spaces.  Donations are always welcome to keep this program going.  Questions or more information please call 332.6600 or email JenFuentes77(at)gmail.com

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