Next Family Movie Night at Joyner Park set for July 27

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:49am

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The third in the series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will feature the film “Mulan” on Saturday, July 27, at 8:30 p.m. 

Each Family Movie Night also includes a movie-related pre-show activity for kids. The theme for the July 27 pre-show activity will be “Culture & Crafts!” Beginning at 7:15 p.m., children 12 and under are invited to have their names written in Chinese characters, make Chinese lanterns and enjoy a variety of crafts. 

Presented by Walters Insurance Agency, Inc. and Mosquito Joe of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park feature a variety of family-friendly film favorites and genres, including comedies, dramas and thrillers, all projected on a 26-foot inflatable movie screen in the park’s amphitheater. Showtime for each event is 8:30 p.m. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space may be limited. 

Family Movie Nights are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs but are reminded that alcohol, smoking and unleashed pets are prohibited. Assorted food vendors will be on site selling snacks and refreshments.

The final 2019 film screening will be Saturday, Aug. 10, and feature the film “Bumblebee.” 

In the event of rain, Family Movie Night may be moved inside Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Updates will be posted on the Town’s website, Nextdoor site and Facebook page and available by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569.

Smart phone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will also receive a push notification message concerning any schedule changes. 

The following sponsors have generously contributed to the 2019 Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park series: Walters Insurance Agency, Inc., Mosquito Joe of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, Bumgarner & Martin Orthodontics, Primrose School of Heritage Wake Forest, The College at Southeastern, Code Ninjas, Edward Jones - Marty Coward, British Swim School, Wells Family Dental Group, Tuscan Ridge Animal Hospital, and State Farm Associate Christi Spencer. 

For more information, including a listing of each month’s pre-show activity, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Family Movie Nights” or contact PRCR Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-556-7063 or sjacob@wakeforestnc.gov.  

E. Carroll Joyner Park