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The Kirby will screen “Yogi Bear” on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. Its Jellystone Park’s 100th anniversary, but all is not well. Attendance is down and Mayor Brown wants to close the park and sell the land to an amusement park company. If the park is closed, Yogi Bear and Boo Boo will lose their home. They join forces with Ranger Smith to save Jellystone from closing forever. Yogi must really prove in this endeavor that he is “smarter than the average bear.”
This movie is free to the public and is part of the 2018-19 Person County Tourism Development Authority Movie Series at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex. This series happens on Fridays once a month. Donations will be accepted and concessions will be for sale in support of the Friends of the Parks which is a nonprofit that supports the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department. Upcoming movies are: “The Polar Express” on December 7th, “Super Buddies” on January 4, 2019, “Black Panther” on February 1st and “Coco” on March 8th.
The Kirby Cultural Arts Complex is located at 213 North Main St., Roxboro. For more information, call the Kirby Box Office and Gallery at 336-597-1709 or visit the website at kirbytheater.com. Funding for the event comes from The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, The Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College.