Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy
This summer, Moonlight Movies is bringing you twice the opportunities to enjoy free movie screenings! Friday nights outside at the Lovett Library Park (6945 Germantown Avenue) and Saturday nights at the Trolley Car Diner (7619 Germantown Avenue). The event, hosted by Mt. Airy USA and the Free Library of Philadelphia in partnership with Trolley Car Diner, runs from Friday, June 20th through Saturday, August 16th. Movies begin promptly at 8:30 pm.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, family and friends!
In the case of inclement weather, movies will be shown at Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church (13 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave). Enter through the front door.
Posted Jun 02, 2014 |
Mt. Airy USA, the Free Library and The Trolley Car Diner to host free outdoor movie screenings on Fridays and Saturdays this summer.
Moonlight Movies Schedule 2014
Movies begin at 8:30 pm. Seating on the green starts at 8PM. This year's line-up is as follows:
(Credit to IMDB for descriptions below)
Friday, June 20th (Lovett Park): Frozen: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. (G)
Saturday, June 21st (Trolley Car Diner): Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (PG)
Friday, June 27th (Lovett Park): Beetlejuice: A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. (PG)
Saturday, June 28th (Trolley Car Diner): Now You See Me: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. (PG-13)
Friday, July 11th (Lovett Park): Despicable Me 2: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. (G)
Saturday, July 12th (Trolley Car Diner): The Incredibles: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (PG)
Friday, July 18th (Lovett Park): Moonstruck: Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously). (PG)
Saturday, July 19th (Trolley Car Diner): Close Encounters of the Third Kind: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. (PG)
Friday, July 25th (Lovett Park): Willy Wonka: A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all. (G)
Saturday, July 26th (Trolley Car Diner): October Sky: The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
Friday, August 1st (Lovett Park): Rear Window: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. (Approved)
Saturday, August 2nd (Trolley Car Diner): Pitch Perfect: Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (PG-13)
Friday, August 8th (Lovett Park): Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs: The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. (PG)
Saturday, August 9th (Trolley Car Diner): Ratatouille: A rat, who can also cook, makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (G)
Friday, August 15th (Lovett Park): Annie: Broadway musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. A young orphan girls adventures in finding a family that will take her. (PG)
Saturday, August 16th (Trolley Car Diner): Men in Black: A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth. (PG)
Dining Under the Stars
In addition to twice as many screenings as last year, viewers can also look forward to Dining Under The Stars. From 6:30-8:30 pm each Friday, a handful of pop-up guest food vendors will set up just outside the park site for an al fresco dinner service. Mt. Airy USA will be setting up bistro tables and chairs to accommodate hungry movie-goers who want to come early and grab a bite. Visitors can expect a rotating mix of food trucks and local restaurants vending at Lovett Library Park.
Previously Screened Films (2011-2012)
- The Princess Bride (2012)
- Back to the Future (2011)
- The Wizard of Oz (2012)
- Ferris Bueller's Day Off (2012)
- To Kill A Mockingbird (2012)
- The Muppets (2012)
- West Side Story (2012)
- Up (2012)
- Ghostbusters (2012)
- The Sandlot (2011)
- E.T (2011)
- Finding Nemo (2011)
- March of the Penguins (2011)
- Olympic Games Opening Ceremony (2012)