May 30, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Janna Groharing, Executive Director
SUBJECT: Movies at Grandon begins summer season on June 12th
Sterling, IL – Movies at Grandon will return to Central Memorial Park this summer with five scheduled movie nights. Movies will once again be held on Tuesday evenings, beginning on June 12th and on every other Tuesday through August 7. The line-up for this year is:
June 12 – Despicable Me 3
June 26 – The Lion King
July 10 – Lego Ninjago
July 24 – Coco
August 7 – Peter Rabbit
Sterling Main Street has once again partnered with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA who will provide fun activities for the kids before the movies beginning at 7:30 PM. The activities will vary each week and have fun themes tying into each movie. Face-painting will also be available. Various community non-profits will provide concessions each night, including popcorn, beverages and other sweet treats. The movies will begin at dusk. In the case of bad weather, day of announcements regarding location changes will be posted to our website and social media.
We’ll be kicking off the season in grand style on Tuesday, June 12th with lots of fun, free, family-friendly activities beginning at 6 PM, featuring Move B4 the Movies with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA, the WQPT Explorers and Midwest Activities Productions. Midwest Activities Productions will also be holding their ribbon cutting with the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce at 7:45 that evening. They will be showcasing just a few of the more than 40 activities they offer, including a 12 foot tall Velcro dartboard, 9-hole putt-putt golf course, complete with spinning windmill, and “human bumper balls.” Come early to enjoy the festivities and a fun family night out.
The year’s Movies at Grandon are presented by Boston Leather, Physicians Immediate Care, Sterling Federal Bank, McCloud & Associates Architects, Midland States Bank, Verifacts, Inc., Aurelio’s Bake Shop, Dennis Electric, CGH Vision Center, the Sterling Kiwanis, Midwest Dental, Sterling-Rock Falls Community Trust, Select Employees Credit Union and ValuChic.
For additional information on individual movie night activities, follow Sterling Main Street on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or visit our website www.sterlingmainstreet.org.
About Sterling Main Street
Sterling Main Street, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization, is a nationally accredited Main Street® program which utilizes Main Street America’s Four-Point Approach® to downtown revitalization. This approach is based on a comprehensive strategy, tailored to local needs and opportunities in four broad areas: Organization, Design, Economic Vitality and Promotion.
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