The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation presents “The Jungle Book” as the final installment of the 2016 Movie in the Park season on Friday, September 23. The movie is set to begin at dusk (approximately 7:30pm) in the Dubbs lot, located next to the Old Fairgrounds Playground on Fifth Street between Gordon and Liberty streets.
The movie event is in collaboration with Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown’s Jordan Heights Neighborhood Association. CADCA will be providing free popcorn during the movie.
“The Jungle Book” stars Neel Sethi, Idris Elba, Bill Murray and Ben Kingsley.
“Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a no-nonsense panther and a free-spirited bear, the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python and a smooth-talking ape. Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.”
The approximately 106 minute movie is rated PG.
For more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation office at 610-437-7757 or visit www.facebook.com/allentownparkandrec.