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Beat the Heat $2 Days at the Athena

Watching movies in the summer is a favorite pastime for kids and families looking for entertainment and hoping to escape the heat. A new series is bringing multiple family favorites to the big screen and offering a local, low cost entertainment option. In addition, all proceeds from the screenings will benefit area children’s group, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens. 

The Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular family films every Saturday at 3 p.m.  The first event on July 6 is a screening of the “Diary of A Wimpy Kid”. Other titles include will include “Coraline” on July 13, “Dolphin Tale” on July 20 and Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” on July 27.

The screenings are one-time only events and there will be a limited number of tickets available. Free popcorn will be provided courtesy of Shagbark Seed and Mill and the Athena Cinema. There will also be raffles, vouchers to area businesses and other great giveaways at the events.

Published: Jun 15, 2013