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What’s At Edmond Town Hall (full listing)

Published: August 17, 2017

MOVIE LISTINGS:

 SUNDAY, AUGUST 13-THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

TWO FILMS

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KEDI (CAT)

Matinee screenings daily 1 pm

Rated PG * running time 1:20

All tickets $3

Hundreds of thousands of cats have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, impacting them in ways only an animal who lives between the worlds of the wild and the tamed can. Director Ceyda Torun’s documentary, released in February, introduces audiences to seven of these felines.

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THE SHACK 

Screenings Sunday, then Tuesday through Thursdays, 7 & 9:20 pm;

matinees daily, 4 pm

Rated PG-13 * running time 2:12

All tickets $3

Starring Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw,

Graham Greene & Radha Mitchell

A grieving father (Worthington) who has questions for God receives a mysterious personal invitation to meet his Creator at the place where his daughter (Amélie Eve) may have been murdered in this compelling, spiritual drama released in March and based on the novel by William P. Young.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 18-THURSDAY, AUGUST 24

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CARS 3 

Screenings daily 7 & 9 pm;

matinees daily, 1 & 4 pm

Rated G * running time 1:42

All tickets $3

Featuring the vocal talents of Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper,

Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt,

Kerry Washington, Bob Costas & Margo Martindale

Change is coming to Radiator Springs. As old friends retire, Lightning McQueen (Wilson) finds himself facing a new generation of racing machines that threaten his fast lane supremacy in this animated comedy adventure, the third installment in Disney Pixar’s Cars franchise.

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SPECIAL EVENTS:

JONI MITCHELL JAZZ TRIBUTE

Friday, September 8 (Alexandria Room): 8 pm (doors open at 7), $12, performance by seven-member local band will celebrate ongoing popularity and influence of singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Mitchell, seating limited, reservations suggested, partial proceeds to benefit ETH Restoration Fund, rescheduled from June 16, original tickets will be honored; 203-426-2475, jonijazz.brownpapertickets.com.

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CLAREMONT TRIO

Sunday, September 10 (ETH Theatre): 3 pm, $25, free for K-12 students with ticket-holding adult, also free for students with ID, performance celebrated trio will include works of Haydn, Smetana and Mendelssohn, informal reception with musicians to follow, hosted by Newtown Friends of Music; 203-426-6470, newtownfriendsofmusic.org.

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~ALSO AT EDMOND TOWN HALL~

WEEKLY:

Newtown Bridge Club

Newtown Bridge Club

Club hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games, social players welcome, in Alexandria Room, $10/session ($8 NBC members); 203-733-8525, NewtownBridge.org

Mondays, 12:30; Tuesdays 10 am (20-minute lunch break) and 7 pm; Wednesdays, 10 am; and Thursdays, 12:30 pm.

ALSO: Easybridge! 1 Lessons, Wednesdays through June 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, first two lessons (March 22 & 29) free, remaining 11 lessons (April 5-June 14) $12/week, optional textbook $15, series to be led by Georgeann Kishner is geared for beginners and players who have been away from the game for a number of years; 203-748-5445, gkishner@comcast.net.

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Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club

Club dances on the first and third Friday of each month, 7:30 pm, in ETH gymnasium (entry through lower rear parking lot), most events done at plus level (with rounds), with advanced tip during break; call 203-426-4817 for information.

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Newtown Hikers

Group meets in lower parking lot of town hall, spring hikes meet for 9 am, then carpool to hike site, children must be accompanied by parents, call hike leader (changes weekly, see names and phone numbers in parentheses) to see if dogs allowed on trail, also call if planning to meet group at hike site, BYO snack and water, traction devices suggested for winter hikes, sturdy boots/shoes strongly suggested, all participants will be asked to sign waiver for Newtown Parks & Recreation; additional information 203-426-9903, 203-830-9032, NewtownHikers@gmail.com.

 

 

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