Ka-Chow! Race over to Mount Trashmore Park for Summer Movie Night Series featuring “Cars”

Friday, June 27, 2014 at Mount Trashmore Park | Activities begin 7:00pm, movie starts at sunset

Friday, June 20, 2014

(Virginia Beach, VA) – Strap on those seat belts and race over to Mount Trashmore Park (310 Edwin Drive) on Friday, June 27, 2014, for the second evening of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Summer Movie Night Series featuring the 2006 Disney Pixar film, “Cars” (rated G, 116 minutes).  Join the speedy chase with Lightning McQueen into Radiator Springs, where he learns all about good sportsmanship and good friends.

Activities take place prior to the movie beginning at 7:00 pm, including a Public Safety Night courtesy of the Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney highlighting the dangers of driving under the influence (DUI). WAVY-TV Channel 10 will also be onsite with their W82TXT Safety Campaign taking pledges to avoid texting while driving. Attend a distracted driving course with Virginia Beach State Police’s DUI Simulator, and receive a free Child ID kit from the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office. Many first responder vehicles and representatives will be at Movie Night including the Virginia Beach Police Department Crime Prevention Unit, Virginia Beach Fire Department and Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Representatives from the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Department of Veteran Affairs and more will also be on hand. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts (Birchwood Shopping Center location) will provide arts & craft activities for the first 250 children to arrive at their booth.

Movie begins at sunset. Be sure to check out delicious eats from Coastal Kettle Corn and Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes plus gourmet beverages from The Thirsty Frog.

This event is brought to you by Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Checkered Flag Volkswagen. Be sure to catch the next two Movie Night events at Mount Trashmore Park on July 18 featuring “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” and then on August 22 featuring “Ratatouille.”

For more information about the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Summer Movie Night Series, please call the Virginia Beach Special Events Office at 757-385-2990 (TTY: dial 711), e-mail fun@VBgov.com or visit VBgov.com/specialevents.

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