Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 4, 2012

Granada Center for the Performing Arts to host fourth movie series


MT. VERNON — For the fourth year, the Granada Center for the Performing Arts will present the first movie for the Granada Classic Kids Matinee season on Oct. 13.

The movie is sponsored by Old National Bank, which will also be giving away a $50 kid start account. “Shrek Forever After” was released in 2010 and is the fourth and final installment in the Shrek movie series. Shrek must race against time to save himself, Princess Fiona, the kingdom of Far Far Away and everything he has ever known. The movie is a testament that true love can conquer all.

All of the movies are free and children must be accompanied by an adult. There will also be small concessions available and said it will be $1 for everything.

The remaining movies are scheduled as follows: “An American Tale, the Treasures of Manhattan Island” Nov. 10, “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, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 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.