Free Friday Flicks at Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Essex County will show Free Friday Flicks this June at Kip’s Castle Park, 22 Crestmont Ave. in Verona. Gates open at 7 p.m. and movies will be shown at dusk on the lawn. The public is encouraged to bring chairs or blankets on which to sit. Admission is free; refreshments will be for sale.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, June 10, “Big Hero 6.” When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends and his robot companion Baymax in Disney Animation’s adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series. Rain date: Saturday, June 11.
  • Friday, June 17, “Cinderella.” Disney’s 2015, live-action take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella stars Lily James as the put-upon young woman forced to endure a life of labor at the hands of her stepmother after her father dies unexpectedly. Ella maintains her good spirits and eventually strikes up a friendship with a stranger in the woods who turns out to be the prince. When the royal court holds a gala ball, Cinderella wants nothing more than to attend and, although her stepmother won’t allow it, she gets help from a surprising source. Before the movie, there will be a Cinderella performer to meet guests in the castle and face painting will be held outside. Rain date: Saturday, June 18.

For more information, call 973-433-7469.

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