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May 30, 2024

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Free Movies at Academy Park

Who loves munching popcorn and catching a good flick on a big screen? Everybody! And it’s even better when it’s free. Get your family into the spirit of the season by taking them to”Elf” on December 15 at the Williamson County Performing Arts & Enrichment Center (Academy Park). The center offers free movies every month, but this month’s wax a bit seasonal. Coming up on Dec. 27 is “Night at the Museum,” and on the 29th, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
    Doors open at 6 p.m and the movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited! Concessions are available.
    Academy Park is located at 112 Everbright Avenue in Franklin. Parking is available behind the Franklin Library & the Enrichment Center on Granbury Street. For more information, call 615-786-0186.


December 15

Story: Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the grown-up Buddy (an elf!)  travels to New York in search of his real father who turns out to be a cynical businessman in need of a life change!

December 27
Night at the Museum

Story: A Night watchman (Ben Stiller) at a museum of natural history makes a shocking discovery when he finds the museum’s animals, birds and other exhibits have come to life.

December 29
The Chronicles of Narnia:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Story: Four English siblings are sent to a country house to be safe from World War II bombings. One day, one of the sibs, Lucy, finds a wardrobe that transports her to a magical world called Narnia. Soon her brothers and sister follow her …

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