BELFAST — Our Town Belfast is bringing four free family-friendly movies to Steamboat Landing Park this summer. The four movies will be shown on a 20-ft wide inflatable screen at the Park. The effort is being spearheaded by Our Town Belfast, with support from the City of Belfast Parks & Recreation department, Waterfall Arts, and Belfast Community Media.
The idea for the movie series project was inspired by local resident Craig Watson. According to , “Like many local folks, I have been thinking of how to help rebuild a sense of community coming back from such a tough year, said Watson, in a Our Town Belfast, in a news release.”
He went on to further explain “My suggestion of an outdoor, family-friendly film series received lots of interest when I posted the idea on social media. I contacted the City of Belfast and Our Town Belfast as obvious organizers and then reached out to Waterfall Arts and Belfast Community Media to help with equipment and technical support. That’s proved a winning combination.”
“Outdoor events have been and continue to be seen as some of the safest ways to bring communities together. We are excited to be able to offer these family-friendly movies for the community this summer,” said Our Town Belfast Board Executive Director, Zach Schmesser, “We’re hopeful this can become an annual Belfast tradition”, Schmesser further explained.
The free series is made possible by the generous support of First National Bank.
“We’re proud to support Our Town Belfast Steamboat Landing Outdoor Movie Series this summer,” said First National Bank’s President and CEO, Tony McKim. “It is a great way for the community and families to come together to enjoy time with one another.
For more information and the complete schedule, visit: https://ourtownbelfast.org/movies
OUR TOWN BELFAST is a community-driven and nationally-accredited Main Street organization whose mission is to grow and sustain our historic downtown while celebrating our unique cultural heritage.
We believe in supporting local businesses, honoring our heritage through historic preservation, and bringing together the community to make downtown Belfast a better place to live, work and play.
Our Town Belfast envisions a vibrant future in which our waterfront, commercial district, treasured historic buildings and outdoor public spaces are alive with activity.