Movie Night in the East Bayfront Neighborhood

Categories:  Arts & Culture/Entertainment    Community    Events
Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 3:34 PM
Movie Night in the East Bayfront Neighborhood by Jim Wertz

The United Way of Erie County and the Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST) are joining forces to put family first on in the East Bayfront neighborhood.

Tonight – July 24 – the organizations will host a double event featuring “Reading Buddies,” an early childhood literacy program of the United Way of Erie County, and a movie night at Nate Levy Park between 2nd and 3rd streets at Holland and German streets. Reading Buddies begins at 830PM and tonight’s film, The Jungle Book, begins at 9PM.

Reading Buddies is a program that offers helpful tips and training for parents and guardians to read to their children. Each participating family will receive a free book. Refreshments and a chance to win a $25 Walmart gift card are also available.    

Jim Wertz can be reached at jWertz@ErieReader.com, and you can follow him on Twitter @jim_wertz.

 

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 13
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

Dr. Ferki Ferati will succeed Dr. William P. Gary as the head of Erie's think tank

Innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders shaping the future of Erie

Centenarian building serves criminally good drinks, eats

Thousands of music enthusiasts from all across the country flock to the Great Blue Heron Music Festival.

Don’t Blink Photography and Design along with The Box will is putting together Humanity Against Heroin fundraiser.

IN THIS ISSUE

Innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders shaping the future of Erie

Centenarian building serves criminally good drinks, eats

Thousands of music enthusiasts from all across the country flock to the Great Blue Heron Music Festival.

Don’t Blink Photography and Design along with The Box will is putting together Humanity Against Heroin fundraiser.

Big Thief are able to communicate emotions with heartbreaking accuracy.

East High School Tribute

Uncanny advertising and meth-fueled hotwiring 

Catch some of Erie’s best original musicians while helping to support a great cause.

Goodell Gardens and friends present the gardens’ third annual Botanical Beverages event.

Beach Fossils continue to raise the bar for themselves