Free movies, art lessons, concerts this weekend

1 - July 13, 2010 - 0 Comments

Center City Saturday offers family-friendly fun July 17

Center City Saturday returns July 17 with a slate of fun, free, family-friendly activities in the Downtown Arts District.

Center City Saturdays, in partnership with Hollywood Theaters, is offering free family friendly movies at 10 a.m. every third Saturday through October.  This month’s free family flick is Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian.

Global Fayre, 324 S. Campbell, presents the teen artists of the Our Spectrum art exhibit. These young people with autism spectrum disorders will present their art and teach short art classes for children and young adults, FREE, between 1 and 4 p.m. Call (417) 873-9792 or visit www.globalfayre.com for more information.

Park Central Branch Library, located on Park Central Square, presents cartoons in the morning and family-friendly films in the afternoon during Center City Saturday.

Diane Bannon returns to Good Girl Art Gallery, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, with her amazing collection of Vintage jewelry for show and sale. Call (417) 865-7055 or visit www.goodgirlartgallery.com for more information.

Pick up the new Gallery Guide brochure to explore the diverse creativity of the Downtown Arts District in your own Mini Art Walk. The brochure, available at any Art Walk venue, features details on our 25 member galleries,  as well as a handy locator map.

Starting at 6 p.m., settle in at Park Central Square for the FREE Sounds on the Square concert series presented by Pension Consultants.

Sounds on the Square July 17

6:00-7 p.m. – The Scribbles

7:15-8:15 p.m. – TBA

8:30-10 p.m. – Lyal Strickland

Center City Saturday is a collaborative downtown happening presented the third Saturday of each month by members of First Friday Art Walk and the Downtown Springfield Association.

Designed as a casual, family-friendly daytime event, Center City Saturday strives to introduce visitors of all ages to the art, culture, entertainment, fashion, food and fun of the Downtown Arts District.

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