Each Wednesday morning from June 13 through August 8, Classic Cinemas theatres will present a family-friendly G or PG-rated film with admission just $1 per person! This year, all films will be shown using state-of-the-art digital 4k projection and sound. Show time each Wednesday morning is 10AM. The doors open at 9 AM, and movie goers are encouraged to come early to meet costume characters and participate in games and other fun activities!
The Wednesday Morning Movie Series is always popular with summer camps and park district and day care programs, and Classic Cinemas takes reservations for groups of 15 or more. There is a special group rate of just $4.75 per person (adults and children), which includes admission, a Kiddie Combo (a child sized popcorn, soft drink, and fruit snack), and reserved seating. This special package offers a $1.25 discount on each Kiddie Combo and allows groups to sit together. For more information on group reservations, please visit www.classiccinemas.com or call (630) 786-4708. Come and beat the summer heat at the movies!
Schedule for Wednesday Morning Movie Series:
June 13: Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. Voices played by: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan
June 20: Mr. Popper’s Penguins (PG)
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. Starring: Jim Carrey
June 27: Puss In Boots (PG)
A story about the events leading up to the sword fighting cat’s meeting with Shrek and his friends. Voices played by: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Zach Galifianakis
July 11: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G)
Playing around while abroad a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chippettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
July 18: Arthur Christmas (PG)
On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission.
July 25: The Smurfs (PG)
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City. Voices played by: Hank Azaria and Katy Perry
August 1: Disney’s Winnie the Pooh (G)
Eyeore has lost his tail, and Winnie the Pooh and his friends hold a contest to get him a new one.
August 8: Surprise Movie (PG)
Classic Cinemas Theatres Participating in Wednesday Morning Movie Series:
- Charlestowne 18 Theatre, 3740 E. Main St. in St. Charles
- Cinema 12 Theatre, 100 Besinger Drive in Carpentersville
- Elk Grove Theatre, 1050 Elk Grove Town Center on Arlington Heights Road in Elk Grove
- Fox Lake Theatre, 115 Towne Centre Lane in Fox Lake
- Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake St. in downtown Oak Park
- Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago in downtown Freeport
- North Riverside Mall Theatre, 7501 West Cermak Rd. in North Riverside
- Ogden 6 Theatre, 1227 E. Ogden in Naperville
- Paramount Theatre, 213 N. Schuyler Ave. in downtown Kankakee
- Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave. in downtown Downers Grove
- Woodstock Theatre, 209 Main St. in downtown Woodstock
- York Theatre, 150 N. York St. in downtown Elmhurst
Established in 1978 and based in Downers Grove, Classic Cinemas is a family-owned company operated by Willis, Shirley and Chris Johnson. Classic Cinemas today operates 13 theatres with 100 screens in the greater Chicagoland area. For more information on Classic Cinemas, please visit their Web site at www.classiccinemas.com.