June 28, 2012
First Tech Movies@Marymoor opens July 11 with popular musical, ‘Grease’
The ever-popular First Tech Movies@Marymoor outdoor cinema series at King County’s Marymoor Park kicks off its eighth season July 11 with the summertime favorite, “Grease.” New this year are circus acts by One Fine Fool, plus food trucks from Happy Grillmore, Whole Foods, Custom Kettle Corn and Caramia’s Sweeties Treaties.
The series continues with movies every Wednesday evening through August. All events are dog friendly and include circus acts, food trucks, contests and a free glow necklace for the first 200 attendees, compliments of Overlake Medical Clinics.
The movies continue on July 18 with Martin Scorcese’s 2011 hit “Hugo” followed by “Crazy, Stupid, Love.,” and a benefit for Siberians Needing Owners on July 25. The organization will have a meet-and-greet with rescued Siberian Huskies, and accept monetary donations, gift cards, dog beds, blankets and toys. Treats and water will also be available for four-legged attendees.
The remaining movie schedule is: “The Muppets” (Aug. 1), “Moneyball” (Aug. 8), the original version of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (Aug. 15), “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (Aug. 22) and “The Princess Bride” (Aug. 29).
Movies are shown on a massive inflatable movie screen. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and warm clothes for a comfortable evening outdoors. Pre-movie seating is $5 starting at 7 p.m. Movies show at dusk.
More information can be found at www.moviesatmarymoor.com or www.facebook.com/moviesatmarymoor. The series is produced by Epic Events, www.epicevents.us, and presented throughout the summer by Overlake Medical Clinics.
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