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Movie night tips

13 years 8 months ago #154705 by Lisa @ PTO Today
Replied by Lisa @ PTO Today on topic Re:Movie night tips
I like that idea too, Geoffrey!

Thanks for reminding people about the need to have a movie license.

Mahsa- For more tips and ideas & also to get the free Family Movie Night Planning Kit, go to our Family Movie Night Group page:


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13 years 8 months ago #154695 by gjcoram
Replied by gjcoram on topic Re:Movie night tips
>At the end of the movie- we draw a winner for the DVD!

That's a cool suggestion! We've generally shown movies that one of the board members owns.

I hope everyone knows that you're supposed to get a "public performance license" to show the movies outside your home.
13 years 9 months ago #154640 by mahsa
Replied by mahsa on topic Re:Movie night tips
Hello pleas emeal me wan we have amove night
14 years 6 months ago #151695 by Sheri
Movie night tips was created by Sheri
We hold a movie night twice a year in the fall and the spring. As the families enter - we jot down their name on small piece of paper. At the end of the movie- we draw a winner for the DVD!
There is no charge for admission. We sell "snack packs" for $1.00 which includes a small bag of chips and a drink- (usually capri sun).
We show our movies in our 'multi-purpose room'. It is a wide open room which has a drop down screen. The kids wear their PJ's and bring blankets and pillows. We have chairs along the perimeter of the room as well.
Parents may drop off their child if they are in grades k-4, but must stay at the movie if there is a younger sibling attending. We have a volunteer and each entrance of the movie room that monitor the hall and bathrooms.
The kids have a great time. Do they ever sit quiet and watch the entire movie?? No- it becomes quite the busy social event for the kids! :)
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