Outdoor movies offered in Franklin, Cooperstown

From staff reports

Franklin Fine Arts Council has begun a new summer feature called Movies in the Park that offers outdoor viewings of family-oriented films in Franklin and Cooperstown throughout the summer months.

To kick off the series, “Sonic the Hedgehog” was shown Tuesday at Bandstand Park in Franklin and “Sing” was shown Thursday at Cooperstown Community Park.

The film series is being offered free of charge, thanks to grant money from the Miese Foundation and Bridge Builders Community Foundations.

Upcoming films that are on the schedule include:

– “The Lion King” on June 29 in Franklin

– “How to Train Your Dragon” on July 8 in Cooperstown

– “How to Train Your Dragon 2” on July 13 in Franklin

– “The Sandlot” on July 22 in Cooperstown

– “A Dog’s Way Home” on July 27 in Franklin

– “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” on Aug. 5 in Cooperstown

– “Toy Story” on Aug. 10 in Franklin

– “Footloose” on Aug. 19 in Cooperstown

The movies will start at dusk.

Those who attend the film viewings should provide their own seating and snacks. No alcoholic beverages are permitted.

More information can be found on the Franklin Movies in the Park Facebook page or by calling the city’s Events and Marketing office at (814) 437-1619, Ext. 123.