July 7, 2010
Movies@Marymoor Opens July 14 with ‘Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery’
The 2010 Movies@Marymoor outdoor cinema series at King County’s Marymoor Park kicks off its summer schedule on Wednesday, July 14 with the 1997 comedy “Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery.” Open seating for the event starts at 7 p.m., followed by movie trivia contests from 8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., and the movie begins at dusk.
Now in its sixth year, the family friendly Wednesday night series continues July 21 with the 2009 animated hit “Ice Age, Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” followed on Aug. 4 by “The Blind Side.” Next up, on Aug. 11, is the family fantasy classic “The Neverending Story,” followed by the 2009 sci-fi hit “Star Trek” on Aug. 18 and the season finale, “The Princess Bride,” on Aug. 25. Each evening features movie trivia contests for attendees to play along with in a group or individually.
Movies are shown at MacNair Field, located in the center of the King County’s Marymoor Park, on a 40-foot inflatable movie screen.
Preferred seating for pre-movie activities is $5 per person and children under 5 get in for free. Seating opens at 7 p.m. and is on the grass; low-back lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. A permit is required to park in Marymoor, which movie-goers can purchase at vending machines located throughout the park.
More information about Movies@Marymoor is available at www.moviesatmarymoor.com or www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/parks/inventory/marymoor/movies.aspx.
2010 Movies@Marymoor Schedule
Seating opens at 7 p.m.
July 14, 8:15 trivia, 9:40 Austin Powers
July 21, 8:15 trivia, 9:35 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Aug. 4, 7:45 trivia, 9:15 The Blind Side
Aug. 11, 7:45 trivia, 9 The Neverending Story
Aug. 18, 7:30 trivia, 8:45 Star Trek
Aug. 25, 7:30 trivia, 8:30 The Princess Bride
Popcorn, coffee and other treats are available for purchase from vendors in the park. Outside food is allowed. Alcohol use is strictly prohibited in King County Parks. This is a dog-friendly event, and people with pets are asked to sit at the far end of the seating area. Pets are required to be on a leash and under control at all times, and owners must clean up after pets.
The series is produced by Epic Events & Promotion, www.epiceap.com, specialists in outdoor cinema events, services and equipment.
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