Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets and get ready for the City of Prattville's 3rd annual Movie under the Stars! This year's featured outdoor movie "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" will be shown on a 30 ft. inflatable movie screen at the Cooters Pond Park in Prattville, on Friday, March 27th. The outdoor film will begin at dark. Admission is free to the public. Ria's Pizzaria will be selling $5 large pizzas and will be set up by 6:30 p.m. No alcoholic beverages are allowed.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is the sequel to 2005's "Madagascar", in which New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, start to leave the island. All of a sudden, they land in the wilderness of Africa, where Alex meets the rest of his family, but has trouble communicating with them after spending so much time at the Central Park Zoo. The Dreamworks movie features the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkette-Smith and David Schwimmer.
This year the outdoor cinema event will be held at Cooters Pond Park. "The overlook area of the park is absolutely breathtaking, and the grounds make a natural theatre seating effect", said Kellie Cook, Special Events Director for the City of Prattville. "Cooters Pond Park is a perfect location and we would like to see the park utilized more with family-friendly events."
The movie will be held in conjunction with the City of Prattville's 4th annual Fountain City Arts Festival. The outdoor movie event will take place in Pratt Park on Saturday, March 28th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Over 50 regional artists are slated to participate, including Zachary Wickham, Russell Everett, Kasey Hope, Nancy Raia, and Charlie Lucas. Live entertainment includes The John Bull Band, Blast from the Past, Lisa and the Elusions, The Prattville Pops, The Prattville Community Chorus, Miss Fountain City-LeNa' Powe, , Ventriloquist- Ken Karter and local favorite musical group Once Over Twice.
The Fountain City Arts Festival is sponsored by The City of Prattville, Target Corporation, The Prattville Council for the Creative & Performing Arts and The Prattauga Art Guild. For more information, please visit www.prattville.com or call (334) 358-0297.
Source: "Prattville to host free outdoor movie" -WSFA12 News. Read full article at: http://www.wsfa.com/Global/story.asp?S=10035355&nav=menu33_2