Parents, if you need something to do on weekdays this summer with your kids, check out these indoor movie series. They are all very inexpensive, and a great way to get out of the sun. Also, make sure to check out this list of summer movies under the stars. Most are free, but none are expensive.
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Regal Entertainment Group’s Summer Movie Express
Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled nine weeks of family-friendly movies at select theaters. During their Summer Movie Express, selected G- or PG-rated movies start at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Tickets are just $1. (Even better, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute.) First-come, first-served seating is limited to theater’s capacity. Tickets are available only at the theater box office on the day of the show. For participating theaters nationwide, click here. Here is a list of theaters in the area. All of these start June 13.
Participating Triangle area theaters:
- Regal North Hills Stadium 14, Raleigh
- Regal Crossroads Stadium 20 & IMAX, Cary
- Regal White Oak Stadium 14, Garner
- Regal Brier Creek Stadium 14, Raleigh
- Regal Beaver Creek Stadium 12, Apex
Summer 2016 Movie Camp–Durham
Northgate Stadium 10 Theater at Northgate Mall, 1056 West Club Boulevard in Durham, is showing kids’ movies for free Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 9:30 a.m. June 13th through August 17th, 2017. See the schedule here.
Lumina Summer Movie Series–Chapel Hill
Lumina Theatre, 620 Market Street in Chapel Hill, is showing families movies Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 20th to August 9th, at 10 a.m. Parents are admitted for free, but must be accompanied by a child. Pay $10 for eight movies. Info on purchasing tickets and the schedule. You can also buy individual tickets for $2.50 each.
Poppy’s Summer Movie Magic–Morrisville
Park West 14 Morrisville, 3400 Village Market Place
$1 kids’ movies Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday, from June 13th to August 17th. Concessions are also $1. Adults are free. Arrive early to get a seat. Doors open at 9 a.m, movies start at 10 a.m.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Center, 405 South Brooks Street, Wake Forest, shows kids’ movies the 2nd Monday of the month, at 10:30 a.m. It’s free. Call 919-435-9428 to find out which movie.
Wakefield Summer Movies–Raleigh
Wakefield Cinema, at 10600 Common Oak Drive, Raleigh, shows free kids’ movies at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 20th through August 9th. Find the schedule here.
AMC Classic Summer Movie Camp
And here’s a bonus. This one is $4 but it includes kids’ pack of popcorn, fountain drink and fruit snacks. It runs on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 12th to August 9th, at 10 a.m. There are locations in Durham and Morrisville. See the schedule and participating locations here.