Newton, NC – The Newton Recreation Department kicks off the annual Movies in the Park series on Friday, June 23, with a free showing of “The Lego Batman Movie.”

The movie will begin at dusk at Southside Park, located at 1775 Southwest Blvd., Newton. Popcorn is free thanks to the local businesses and organizations that sponsor the event, including HealthSmart Pharmacy.

Drinks and snack concessions will be available for sale. Get in the spirit of the movie by dressing up as your favorite Lego Batman character. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and enjoy a free movie this summer.

Additional movies to be featured later in the series will be announced soon.

For more information about the Movies in the Park series, please call the Newton Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.