Arts & Entertainment

Outdoor Starlit Cinema Series Kicks Off July 13

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Grab your favorite treats and come to Downtown Somerville to make family memories — or enjoy a romantic date night — watching movies under the stars.

The popular Somerville Starlit Cinema Series turns Division Street in the heart of town into an outdoor theater featuring classics, comedies, and even an Academy Award winner every Thursday night from July 13 to Aug.17. Shows are appropriate for all ages and start at 8:30 p.m.

The 2017 schedule:

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  • July 13: “The Sand Lot”
  • July 20: “Clue”
  • July 27: “La La Land”
  • August 3: “How to Train Your Dragon”
  • August 10: “Spaceballs”
  • August 17: “What About Bob?”

There is no admission charge.

Now in its sixth year, the Starlit Cinema Series has become a favorite summer destination for area residents, who vote annually for the films they wish to see. Movies are projected on a giant screen with cinema-quality digital projection and a state-of-the-art sound system. Chairs are provided or visitors can bring their own.

Rain dates, if necessary, will be scheduled in late August. Cancellations will be announced on the Downtown Somerville Alliance Facebook page.

For more information about the Starlit Cinema Series, visit



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