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Celebrating summer with a movie under the stars

Watch a movie under the stars in Barrie this summer at Heritage Park and Park Place
After a day of Celebrate Barrie activities, families enjoyed an outdoor movie Saturday night. Robin MacLennan/BarrieToday

Celebrate Barrie brought thousands to the waterfront Saturday, and many kept the fun going into the night, watching a movie under the stars at Centennial Beach.

Viewers brought blankets and chairs and can buy popcorn and pop at the venue, or bring their own from home.

The Barrie Film Festival's Outdoor Film Series opened with Ratatouille and will continue with 11 more free outdoor screenings scheduled this summer. Movies begin at dusk:

Cool Runnings
June 22 (rain date June 23) – Heritage Park

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
June 29 (rain date June 30) – Heritage Park

July 13 (rain date July 14) – Heritage Park

July 27 (rain date July 28) – Heritage Park

The Little Prince
August 10 (rain date Aug 11) – Heritage Park

To be announced
August 24 (rain date Aug 25) – Centennial Park South

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
August 31 (rain date Sept 1) – Heritage Park

NEW this year – Screenings in the old Target parking lot at Park Place!

To Be Announced – July 4 (rain date is the following week on Tuesday, July 12) – Park Place

Inside Out
July 18 (rain date is Tuesday, July 19) – Park Place

The Good Dinosaur
August 15 (rain date is Tuesday, August 16) – Park Place

August 29 (rain date is Tuesday, August 30) – Park Place



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Robin MacLennan has been a reporter, photographer and editor for the daily media in Barrie, across Simcoe County and Toronto for many years. She is a proud member of the Barrie community.
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