Free Akron Outdoor Movies is proud to announce a free showing of the film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. ”
The movie will be shown Friday, September 18 on the Great Meadow in Glendale Cemetery located at 150 Glendale Ave., Akron, OH. Gates and trolley service will open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 8:00 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public.
There will be an activity for children, courtesy of smART Studio, along with local food vendors Stray Dog Cart, Ms. Julie’s Kitchen, and Popsmith.
Visitors are encouraged to picnic on the Great Meadow and are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and flashlights.
**It gets colder at night quickly this time of year, so bring plenty of layers and blankets for keeping warm after dark.**
Glendale Cemetery does not allow pets, so please leave your furry friends at home.
Parking will be available outside the main gate in the city parking lot on Glendale Avenue and across the street from the West entrance at January Paint & Wallpaper, 394 W. Exchange St.
Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and trolleys provided by the city of Akron will run on a loop between the main gate and the meadow until the movie starts at 8:00 p.m. and then resume following the movie.
If it rains, this event will be moved to the following day, Saturday, 9/19, at the same times.
This is event is sponsored by PNC Bank and Premier Bank.
About the Movie:
Directed by Steven Spielberg, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is the classic tale of a lonely boy who befriends an extraterrestrial who is stranded on Earth. He and his siblings help it return home while attempting to keep it hidden from their mother and the government.
About Free Akron Outdoor Movies:
Free Akron Outdoor Movies is a volunteer committee supported by the Akron Digital Media Center, Akronist.com, the City of Akron, PNC Bank, Premier Bank and Trust and other organizations. The group hosts free outdoor movies throughout the city during spring, summer and fall. Contact the group at www.facebook.com/FreeAkronOutdoorMovies to learn more about hosting an outdoor movie in your neighborhood.