North Arkansas College invites families to attend the free Northark Summer Movie Series which kicks off June 6 with the showing of Disney’s Cinderella. Fairy godmothers, talking mice and pumpkin carriages help make dreams come true for Cinderella and dreams do come true as visitors will receive a free movie and free popcorn this year!
The Northark Summer Movie Series is presented by Cox Communications and the Harrison Convention & Visitors Bureau. Cinderella is sponsored by McDonald’s of Harrison.
Showtime is shortly after dusk and estimated to occur around 8:30 p.m. in the Bill Baker Amphitheatre on Northark’s south campus.
Dr. Rodney Arnold, Executive Director of the Northark Foundation said, “The Foundation is pleased to host these movies as a summertime activity for Harrison and the surrounding counties. Thanks to the support of sponsors, we can show movies free of charge and even give away popcorn!” Arnold said the College’s goal is to make this a free community event and allow people to become more familiar with the College
Kids will be busy with a lot of fun events prior to show-time. Cinderella will be attending in person and will be hosting free carriage rides. The rides and photos with Cinderella begin at 6:00 p.m. A children’s costume contest will begin at 7:45 and kids are encouraged to dress up their favorite Cinderella character. Events are sponsored by KHOZ 102.9 “The Z” and Harrison Daily Times.
Concessions open at 6:30 p.m. Hamburgers, hotdogs, cotton candy, pizza, nachos, popcorn, shaved ice, and other snacks are available. Proceeds are used to support student organizations or other selected charitable causes.
A special thanks to additional Movie Sponsors North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Sam Alexander Pharmacy, Jerry Jackson Realty, and Ozark Refrigeration. Popcorn Sponsors are Main Street Merchandise Outlet, Miller’s True Value Hardware and Jones Physical Therapy.
Should there be inclement weather, the movie will be shown in Pioneer Pavilion.
Movies will be held on Saturday evenings in June through September. Dates will be announced three weeks before the movie. For more information contact the Institutional Advancement Office at (870) 391-3159.