SHERLOCK HOLMES is tonight’s Movies in the Park feature

MITP070115 SherlockThanks to tonight’s sponsor, CDI Contractors, there is no mystery where filmgoers in Little Rock can enjoy Sherlock Holmes.

Little Rock’s own Movies in the Park, brought to you by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Little Rock, continues its 11th annual season tonight, Wednesday, July 1 at the First Security Amphitheatre.

Movies are shown every Wednesday during the season and begin at sundown.

Guy Ritchie’s 2009 take on the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creation stars Robert Downey Jr. as the title sleuth and Jude Law as his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson.  In this film, Holmes and Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.  The film also stars Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Geraldine James, Robert Maillet, Kelly Reilly and Clive Russell.

Families, picnics and pets are invited to the park to enjoy movies under the stars, no glass containers please. A parent or adult guardian must accompany all children and youth under the age of 18 and an ID is required. The amphitheater will open an hour before film showings and movies will start at sundown each week. For more information please visit http://moviesintheparklr.net.

MOVIES IN THE PARK announces 2015 movies

MIP LRIf the Little Rock Film Festival is putting you in the mood for movies in downtown Little Rock, that feeling can continue this summer with the 11th annual Movies in the Park.

The schedule has just been released.

June 3: Divergent (PG-13)

June 10: Ghostbusters (PG)

June 17: The Proposal (PG-13)

June 24: Oz the Great & Powerful (PG)

July 1: Sherlock Holmes (PG-13)

July 8: Despicable Me (PG)

July 15: Mamma Mia (PG)

July 22: The Goonies (PG)

July 29: Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

 

Movies in the Park is a free outdoor movie series in Little Rock’s River Market. The mission of Movies in the Park is help foster a sense of community and enjoyment in downtown Little Rock and throughout Central Arkansas by bringing people together to enjoy a movie in a unique setting along the scenic banks of the Arkansas River.

Movies in the Park is a free outdoor film series shown at First Security Amphitheatre in Riverfront Park. Movies start at dark. You’re welcome to bring picnics but please no glass containers and pick up afterwards. Alcohol is allowed during the movie but, you remain subject to all local, state and federal laws and ordinances. Uniformed security is on site for everyone’s safety. If you choose not to bring your own picnic we do have concessions available for sale. Bring your bug spray, picnic and family and have a good time!

Security will absolutely NOT tolerate groups disturbing the movie. Please find a seat and be respectful of your neighbors’ movie watching experience. If you are there to socialize and not watch the movie, please do so outside of the Amphitheater.

Smoking — it is the policy of the City of Little Rock Parks and Recreation that smoking is not allowed in public parks. Please refrain from smoking inside the Amphitheater. If you must smoke please exit the amphitheater to do so.

 

March Madness at Central Arkansas Library System

The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is throwing a twist into the traditional March Madness bracket. 

Beginning March 1, all CALS branches will be bracketing locations for Heroes and Villains: Character Face-Off, a bracket competition to determine CALS patrons’ favorite literary character. 

The Heroes and Villains bracket includes sixteen characters; eight heroes and eight villains. Each week, patrons may vote for their favorite character at http://www.cals.org, at any CALS branch, or both. There is no limit to how many times participants can vote. 

During the week of March 2-March 8, patrons can try to predict the ultimate winner of the Heroes and Villains: Character Face-Off bracket competition for a chance to win a $100 VISA gift card.