Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park conclude Aug. 11 with “Beauty and the Beast”

Town of Wake Forest News

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The fourth and final event in the series of “Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park” will take place this Saturday, Aug. 11, at 8:30 p.m. and feature the film “Beauty and the Beast.”

Presented by McPherson Family Eye Care, Walters Insurance Agency, Inc., Edward Jones Investments and Capital Powersports, Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park feature a variety of family-friendly film favorites and genres, including comedies, dramas and thrillers, all projected on a 26-foot inflatable movie screen in the park’s amphitheater.

Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park also offer movie-related pre-show activities for kids beginning at 7:15 p.m. Entitled “Belle & Books,” the Aug. 11 pre-show activity invites children 12 and under to bring a new or gently used book to donate and enjoy a “meet and greet” with Princess Belle.  

Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs but are reminded that alcohol, smoking and unleashed pets are prohibited.

Showtime is always 8:30 p.m. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space may be limited.

Assorted food vendors will be on site selling snacks and refreshments.

In the event of rain, Family Movie Night may be moved inside Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Updates will be provided on the Town’s website and Facebook page and by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569. Smart phone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will receive a push notification informing them of any schedule changes.

The following sponsors have generously contributed to the 2018 Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park series: McPherson Family Eye Care, Walters Insurance Agency, Inc., Edward Jones Investments, Capital Powersports, Bumgarner & Martin Orthodontics, Mosquito Joe of Eastern Wake County, Vision Martial Arts, Primrose School of Heritage Wake Forest, Wells Family Dental Group, British Swim School, Michelle Palatine & Co., Triangle Family Dentistry, The College at Southeastern, Avance Care, and Kerr Family YMCA.

For more information, including a listing of each month’s pre-show activity, visit and search “Family Movie Nights” or contact PRCR Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-556-7063 or  


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