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Cinema in the Park: Free Open Air Movies

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Relax with a free movie under the stars
Get your camping chairs and picnic blankets ready for the City of Ryde's FREE Cinema in the Park. This annual event is back in March with four movies screenings at four locations across the City of Ryde.

City of Ryde Cinema in the Park
City of Ryde Cinema in the Park - Image courtesy City of Ryde Website

Movies are screened on an 8 metre inflatable screen in stereo sound and the clarity is said to be excellent.

Three of the sessions are family friendly with a PG rating. The fourth session at Macquarie University is designed for an older audience with an M rating.

All movies start at sundown (approximately 8pm). All venues have light refreshments available and food is also available at the Eastwood Plaza venue.

Parking is available at all venues and the screenings are designed to cater for everyone, with closed captioning for deaf and hearing impaired people as well as wheelchair access at all venues. All venues are smoke free.

In case of bad weather, check here on the day of the screening for event updates.

The session details are as follows:

The BFG - Rated PG
Friday 17 March 2017
Eastwood Plaza, Rowe Street, Eastwood

Alice Through The Looking Glass - Rated PG
Saturday 18 March 2017
Yamble Reserve, Quarry Road, Ryde

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows - Rated PG
Saturday 25 March 2017
Morrison Bay Park, Frances Road, Putney

Pitch Perfect 2 - Rated M
Friday 24 March 2017
Lakeside Lawn, Gymnasium Road, Macquarie University

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Why? Make the most of balmy summer nights while they last
When: Friday 17 March. Saturday 18 March, Friday 24 March, & Saturday 25 March
Phone: 9952 8222
Where: Eastwood, Ryde, Putney, & Macquarie Uni
Cost: FREE
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I'm yet to get an outdoor cinema experience, hopefully very soon. Thanks for sharing the article
by RC (score: 3|1221) 1002 days ago
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