If you can tear your kids away from playing Minecraft this summer, take them to free movies at the Dickinson Penn Square 10 in Penn Square Mall, 1901 Northwest Expressway.
There’s a new flick — again: free! — showing Tuesday through Thursday each week, now until August rolls around. Here’s the schedule: • June 19-21: The Pagemaster • June 26-28: Puss in Boots • July 3-5: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked • July 10-12: Mr. Popper’s Penguins • July 17-19: Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild • July 24-26: Happy Feet Two • July 31-Aug. 2: Babe
For more information, call 848-2202.
Meanwhile, over at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16, 150 E. Reno, the returning Summer Movie Fun program offers $2 individual tickets, or season passes for $5. There’s a new title each week, screening at 9:45 a.m. weekdays.
What’s on tap? Glad you asked: • through June 15: Horton Hears a Who! • June 18-22: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked • June 25-29: Rio • July 2-6: Kung Fu Panda 2 • July 9-13: Mr. Popper’s Penguins • July 16-20: Puss in Boots • July 23-27: The Smurfs • July 30-Aug. 3: Arthur Christmas • Aug. 6-10: Hotel for Dogs
For more information, call 231-4747 or visit harkinstheatres.com/smf. —Rod Lott
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