Photos: Yorktown Enjoys a Screening Under the Stars

Shea White, 20 months, is ready to catch some bubbles. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Antonia Spinelli, 4, shows off her hula hoop skills. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Moviegoers spin the prize wheel at the Alliance for Safe Kids table. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Al Avitabile, left, and Councilman Ed Lachterman, back, assist the Yorktown Leos in selling popcorn at the movie: Alison Bretti, Maria Davino, Julia Drenga, Ian Tumulty and Roger Cirone. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Anna DeCarlo, Gianna Boucher, Gianna Wallace, Lia Boucher, Madison Gray, Brooke DeCarlo and Gianna Pace strike a pose. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Alliance for Safe Kids volunteers sell raffle tickets. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Austin Hamilton, 4, and Chase Hamilton, 2, get ready to watch the movie. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Kids perform the “Whip” during a pre-movie dance party. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
Kids do the “Stanky Leg.” Credits: Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – After two weeks of washouts, the sky finally opened up on Thursday, Aug. 3, for the parks and recreation department's annual Outdoor Movie Night.

The postponements did not hurt attendance, as hundreds of families arrived at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field, some as early as 6 p.m. While waiting for the sun to set, families enjoyed games provided by the Alliance for Safe Kids, popcorn from the Yorktown Leos Club, and a dance party.

Prior to a showing of Disney's “Moana,” the recreation department screened “The Trails of Yorktown,” a five-minute video created by Liz Gmoser, a Yorktown High School graduate and Girl Scout Gold Award winner. The video can be viewed online here:

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