The week covering Sept. 16 to 22, 2011 features a number of alternative screenings for families and adults in the Las Vegas area.
These popular and classic movie offerings are mostly hosted by public libraries and commercial establishments. Since schedule changes may happen at any time, those who are interested in attending these film events are encouraged to get in touch with those hosting the screenings for further inquiries or attendance confirmation.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2011
The City of North Las Vegas invites families and friends for “Free Movie Madness,” a series of family-friendly films shown on a large mobile movie screen at the North Las Vegas Park. Nature Discovery Park hosts pre-movie activities starting at 6:30 p.m., then the free screening of “Toy Story 3” begins at dusk. Food and refreshments are available for purchase. Nature Discovery Park is located at 2627 Nature Park Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89084.
The District at Green Valley Ranch offers a free screening of the animated flick “Gnomeo and Juliet” under its “Outdoor Picture Show” starting 7:00 p.m. This family-friendly program features a free movie every Fridays and Saturdays for the entire month of September. The District is located at 2240 Village Walk Dr. Henderson, NV 89052.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011
The Theatre7 “Something Weird Presents” program features the Las Vegas premiere of the documentary “Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore.” Screening starts 7:00 p.m. and tickets are sold at $7 each. Theatre7 is located at the Downtown Arts District, 1406 S. 3rd St. Las Vegas, NV 89104. For inquiries, call (702) 568-9663.
The District at Green Valley Ranch offers the Saturday free screening of the ecological drama/documentary “Oceans.” This “Outdoor Picture Show” starts at 7:00 p.m. The District is located at 2240 Village Walk Dr. Henderson, NV 89052.
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011
The Clark County Library has a free screening of the family-friendly picture “Yogi Bear” for its free “Saturday Movie Matinee” program from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. This offering happens at the library’s Story Room. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
The Clark County Library features the classic motion-picture piece “The Mexican Spitfire Out West” for its “Movie Series: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Lupe Velez, the Mexican Spitfire” program. This is a part of the library’s celebration of the National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) through its special program “Diversity NHHM.” The Main Theater hosts this free screening from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Adults and seniors are welcome to attend. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
The Paseo Verde Library Anime Club offers two selected episodes of anime, along with free snacks for the attendees. This public event happens every third Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the program room. Paseo Verde Library is located at 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012. For inquiries, call (702) 492-6580 or (702) 492-7252.
The Whitney Library features the Marvel movie “Thor” at the library’s theater from 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. This free movie screening happens at the library’s theater. Whitney Library is located at 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89122. For inquiries, call (702) 507-4010.