A number of free screenings for families and adults are available for the week of Sept. 2 to 8, 2011 around the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
These movie offerings are mostly hosted by public libraries and commercial establishments. As these events are always prone to changes, rescheduling, or even cancellation, it is always best to check their official sites/pages or directly get in touch with them via email or phone when confirming attendance.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2011
The District at Green Valley Ranch screens the Pixar movie “Cars” at 7:00 p.m. This free animated offering runs 114 minutes long. The District is located at 2240 Village Walk Dr. Henderson, NV 89052.
Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011
The Whitney Library features “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” at the library’s Concert Hall. This free family-friendly flick is meant for kids ages 5 to 11. Program starts at 3:00 p.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Whitney Library is located at 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89122. For inquiries, call (702) 507-4010.
The District at Green Valley Ranch hosts the showing of the inspirational biopic “Secretariat.” The free screening starts at 7:00 p.m. The film runs 116 minutes long. The District is located at 2240 Village Walk Dr. Henderson, NV 89052.
Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011
The Clark County Library Story Room hosts the movie series “Sunday Movie Matinee” with the animated movie “Rio” from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. This public screening is geared towards the age group 7 to 10. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011
In celebration of the National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM), the Clark County Library features the program “Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Lupe Velez, the Mexican Spitfire” with the classic movie “The Girl from Mexico.” The screening is scheduled at the library’s Main Theater from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. This is a free special screening for adults and seniors. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
The Paseo Verde Library program called “The Film Movement Series” presents “A Screaming Man” from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the library’s conference room. This free screening is for adults ages 18 and up only. Paseo Verde Library is located at 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012. For inquiries, call (702) 492-6580 or (702) 492-7252.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011
The Lydia Malcolm Library invites children and their families for the free screening of “The Great Muppet Caper” for the library’s “Malcolm Movie Madness” program. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks during the screening, which starts at 4:00 p.m. Lydia Malcolm Library is located at 2960 Sunridge Heights Parkway, Ste. 100, Henderson, NV 89052. For inquiries, call (702) 263-7522.