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Reels at Rossi Park goes 3-D


BRADENTON - The city announced that 3-D glasses will be available for the Friday, July 17, screening of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" for this month's Reels at Rossi Park.

The movie will begin at sunset on the three-story inflatable screen near the park's clock tower. Pre-movie activities will include numerous food and drink vendors, luau leis for the first 70 children and the Pittsburgh Pirates' Speed Pitch booth.

Attendees are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket and find a comfortable place to sit, or the movie can be viewed on the river from the deck of an anchored boat.

"Journey to the Center of the Earth," starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson and Anita Briem, is about a scientist who finds a cave that leads deep into the planet. He follows it, hoping to find his missing brother, and discovers a fantastic and dangerous lost world with bizarre landscapes and terrifying creatures. The movie is rated PG.

Free parking is available at Rossi Park and on the first two floors of the Promenade Parking Garage, and there is additional parking throughout downtown. Rossi Park is located in downtown Bradenton on Third Avenue West between Ninth Avenue West and U.S. 301.

The remainder of the 2009 movie schedule includes:

  • August - "National Treasure" (PG)

  • September - "Pirates of the Caribbean" (PG)

  • October - "Rear Window" (PG)

  • November - "The Express" (PG)

  • December - "Elf" (PG)


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