Outdoor movie in East Point to entertain families (UPDATED)

UPDATE:

Slight chance of rain tonight. But temperatures we be great, high 70s.

(Edited to correct the date.)

East Point residents prepare to watch a movie outdoors and beneath the stars.

“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2″ will be the feature attraction in East Point on Friday, Sept. 19, as movie goers can unroll blankets and lawn chairs to watch the animated PG film on a large screen.

The community event takes place in downtown East Point. There is no fee to watch the film.

Critics review is positive

Rotten Tomatoes critics gave the movie a 92 percent approval. According to the website:

Movie Info

DreamWorks Animation returns to the world of dragons and Vikings in this sequel to their successful 2010 outing How to Train Your Dragon. The original film followed the exploits of a Viking chief’s son, who must capture a dragon in order to mark his passage into manhood and prove his worthiness to the tribe. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

When is the outdoor movie?

The show begins on dusk on the grassy lawn on East Point Street, opposite the fire department.  The outdoor movie can be cancelled with bad weather, so pay attention to the weather reports on the day in September.

Learn more details at the East Point Main Street Association.

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Annual Jefferson Park Yard Sale

Artsy yard sale signIt’s the time of the year when people clean their closets to find treasures for the Jefferson Park Yard sale.

Typically, close to two dozen homes around the Jefferson Park neighborhood set up shop on their lawns and driveways for the yard sale.

Here are the details:

The deadline to register is Sunday, Sept. 7th
  • The sale is on Sept. 13, 2014
  • 8 AM to 3 PM
  • Jefferson Park neighborhood
  • $10 fee, which includes the permit and signs.

If you’d like to participate, the Jefferson Park Neighbors website has details and a sign up sheet.

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