Nov
17
Sat
Holiday Matinee Movie @ Fridley State Theater
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

The movie playing will be Transylvania 3.

Dec
7
Fri
The History Center – A Very Vintage Holiday @ The History Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join The History Center for a very special holiday event, including a screening of the 1910 silent film A Christmas Carol! Enjoy traditional holiday music performed by Nancy Patrick, children from Coolidge Elementary School choir, and Prairie High School’s Cantabile select chorus. Families can make a holiday ornament to take home and have their family
picture taken.

Photographer George Henry and historian Mark Stoffer Hunter will be available for book signings. Enjoy hot cocoa and mulled wine during the event.

Admission for this event is $5 at the door.  Beer, wine, soda, and water will be available for purchase during the event.

Dec
19
Wed
LitFlicks Double Feature @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a special LitFlicks double feature.

March of the Wooden Soldiers & A Christmas Carol
Wednesday, December 19, 6:00 pm

March of the Wooden Soldiers (movie cover)
In March of the Wooden Soldiers
Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s
shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby.

Starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, and Henry Brandon.

March of the Wooden Soldiers is based on the operetta Babes in Toyland by Victor Herbert.

 

A Christmas Carol (movie cover) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (book cover)

A Christmas Carol
is a classic Dickens’ story about the old merchant Scrooge and how his own disappointments in life shape his view that both
life and men are not worthy of his notice or concern. The 1938 classic version.

Starring Reginald Owen, Kathleen Lockhart, Gene Lockhart.

A Christmas Carol is based on the short story by Charles Dickens.

 

Together these movies are approximately 2.5 hours long. Refreshments, including fresh popped popcorn, will be provided.

Jan
8
Tue
LitFlicks Movie Night @ Coralville Public Library
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LitFlicks is a film series for adults showing movies adapted from books.

Blade Runner (movie cover) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (book cover) Blade Runner
Tuesday, January 8, 6:00 pm

A detective pursues four fugitive androids who are plotting to prolong their lifespans in 2019 L.A. Along the way, the detective is aided by an android who’s unaware of her true nature.

Starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer and Sean Young.

This movie is approximately 2 hours long. Refreshments, including fresh popped popcorn, will be provided.

Based on the book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.