Free showing of E.T. at Duck Samford Park | Arts & Culture
AUBURN, AL - Auburn Parks and Recreation's brand new Outdoor Summer Movie Series continues on Friday, June 29 with a showing of Steven Spielberg's "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial." Enjoy free movies for the whole family on select Friday evenings this summer at Duck Samford Park - Field 1 at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free to the public. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic (no alcohol or glass containers) and relax with the whole family. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase on-site.
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, "E.T." is the 1982 family film about a meek and alienated little boy who finds a stranded extraterrestrial and defies authorities by helping the alien return to his planet. This family-friendly classic, rated PG, stars Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, and Peter Coyote.
Looking for a way to cool off before this week's movie? Join the staff of the Auburn City Pools for Friday Night Splash this Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Samford Pool! Enjoy swimming, gator, music, and free hot dogs and popsicles for kids - courtesy of Earth Fare. Admission is free with a Splash Pass or $2 per person.
Mark your calendars and join Auburn Parks and Recreation on select Fridays this summer for this new community event! Join them for the following movies:
June 29 "E.T."
July 13 "Apollo 13"
July 27 "Back to the Future"
In addition to the Outdoor Summer Movie Series, Auburn Parks and Recreation will host two Float-N-Movies at Samford Pool. Mark your calendars for Friday, July 20 for a family-friendly showing of "Shark Tale." Adults ages 19 and older are invited to a viewing of "Jaws" on Saturday, Aug. 18. Float-N-Movies will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at Samford Pool. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own floats. Admission is $2 per person or free with a Splash Pass.
The Outdoor Summer Movie Series and Float-N-Movies will be shown weather permitting. For a map of the field locations and parking areas, please visit www.auburnalabama.org/parks. Movie titles are subject to change due to availability.
For more information, visit www.auburnalabama.org/parks or contact Auburn Parks and Recreation at 501-2930.
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