Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 9, 2012

Granada to host "An American Tale"

Staff Writer

MT. VERNON — The doors to the Granada Center for the Performing Arts will open at 1:30 p.m. Saturday for the second movie of the Classic Kids Matinee season.

The showing of “An American Tale” begins at 2 p.m. and admission is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The movie is sponsored by Community First Bank which will give away a $50 Kids Club Account before the movie starts.

The remaining movies are scheduled as follows: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Dec. 1, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” Jan. 12, “Rugrats in Paris” Feb. 9, “Open Season 3” March 9, “Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa” April 13 and “A Cinderella Story” May 11.

All of the movies will begin at 2 p.m., except for the December movie,  which will begin at 4 p.m. so children will also have the chance to attend the downtown Christmas parade. Doors will open half an hour before each movie is scheduled to begin.

For more information on the Classic Kids Matinee, visit or call 618-740-0707.

The Granada Center for the Performing Arts is located at 108 N. Ninth St. in Mt. Vernon. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the effort of preserving the historic Granada Theater in downtown Mt. Vernon.