Town of North Hempstead launches summer drive-in movie series

Films will be projected onto large outdoor screens for residents to enjoy a night out while also following social distancing protocols.

News 12 Staff

May 12, 2020, 11:34 AM

Updated 1,524 days ago

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The Town of North Hempstead has announced the launch of a new drive-in move series at town facilities for the summer.
Films will be projected onto large outdoor screens for residents to enjoy a night out, while also following social distancing protocols.
The first movie to be shown will be "The Goonies" on May 23 at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington.
"I am so pleased that we will be able to bring drive-in movies to North Hempstead," said Supervisor Judy Bosworth. "This program is fun, family-friendly, and, most importantly, in-line with the social-distancing guidelines we have all been following over the last two months."

While registration is free for these events, the town is encouraging attendees to bring non-perishable, canned foods to each showing as part of North Hempstead's donation drive.

Residents are being asked to register their cars in advance by visiting NorthHempsteadNY.gov/drive-in or calling 311.

The program is expected to take place every Saturday after sundown, starting on May 23, continuing into summer months.

A detailed schedule will be posted on the town's website.
 


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