Movies in the Park every Friday until July 12

NEWTON, NC (May 29, 2013) – The Newton Festival and Events Committee invites the public to the 2013 Movies in the Park series, where families can enjoy free movies and popcorn. All movies begin at dusk starting June 14 and running each Friday until July 12 at Southside Park, 1775 Southwest Blvd.

All movies are family friendly, and viewers should bring a lawn chair or a blanket for seating. Concessions will be available along with free popcorn. No pets are allowed. The movies and popcorn are available for free due to the generosity of local businesses.

The movie schedule and sponsors are:

  • June 14: “The Lorax” sponsored by Geppeto’s; popcorn sponsored by Katie Goforth of Edward Jones
  • June 21: “Little Giants” sponsored by 2 Pink Magnolias; popcorn sponsored by The Trott House Inn
  • June 28: “Rise of the Guardians” sponsored by Medicap; popcorn sponsored by Gospel Life Church
  • July 5: “Space Jam” sponsored by Martin Brothers Nationwide of Newton; popcorn sponsored by Newsome Tire and Alignment
  • July 12: “Madagascar 3” sponsored by Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet; popcorn sponsored by Kelly’s Village Cleaners

For more information, contact the Newton Recreation Center at (828) 695-4317 or visit