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Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College

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600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
7177282521 www.centralpenn.edu

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July 2018

$7

“Stand Up, Speak Out: 6 Degrees of MLK”

July 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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"Stand Up, Speak Out: 6 Degrees of MLK” is a new multimedia production that examines the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and features storytellers from Harrisburg, York, Lancaster and Summerdale.

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October 2018

Free

Free Screening of “Airplane!”

October 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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As part of its quarterly Humanities Film Series, Central Penn will offer a free screening of Airplane! on Friday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Capital BlueCross Theatre. The event is open to the public. Professor Tom Davis will introduce the movie with a short talk titled, “’Shirley, Why So Serious?’ Absurdism and Airplane!” Details Airplane! Friday, October 26 Capital BlueCross Theatre Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road, Summerdale PA 17093 • 6 p.m. – Doors open. Food and…

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January 2019

Free Screening of “Smallfoot”

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Smallfoot is the second film in Central Penn’s Family Flicks film series, and it will screen on Saturday, Jan. 19, 1–3 p.m., in the Capital BlueCross Theatre. Released in September 2018, the movie chronicles the adventures of a young yeti named Migo. It features the voice talents of James Corden, Zendaya, Gina Rodriguez, Channing Tatum and LeBron James, among others. The event is free and open to the public. In addition, there’s free popcorn, too!

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Free Screening of “Network”

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Central Penn College will show Network, the 1976 film that satirized the television-dominated media culture of the time, on Friday, Jan. 25, 6:30–9:00 p.m., in the Capital BlueCross Theatre. The Oscar-winning movie stars Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway, William Holden and Robert Duvall. Professor Michael Lear-Olimpi will give a brief talk on the film’s significance prior to the screening. “In this age of fake news, reality TV and 24/7 programming, Network is more relevant than ever,” says Lear-Olimpi. The event is…

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February 2019

$10

“The Vagina Monologues” — One Performance Only

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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The Capital BlueCross Theatre will present The Vagina Monologues on Thursday, Feb. 21. Written by Eve Ensler, the groundbreaking play chronicles the experiences of a multitude of women of diverse backgrounds, races, ages and sexual identities. This is the fourth time that Central Penn College has presented The Vagina Monologues under the direction of Theatre Director Janet Bixler since 2014. “It’s a powerful play… it portrays the vastness of the female experience in all of its pain, perseverance, beauty and…

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March 2019

Free

Free Showing of “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Enjoy a free showing of "Ralph Breaks the Internet," along with free popcorn! The 2018 Disney film features the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch. It’s a sequel to the first film, "Wreck-It Ralph," which debuted in 2012. The Family Flicks Film Series features recent, family-friendly movies every third Saturday of the month at the Capital BlueCross Theatre. The Capital BlueCross Theatre is located on the college’s Summerdale…

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April 2019

Free

Free Showing of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Enjoy a free showing of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," along with free popcorn! The 2018 computer-animated film chronicles the adventures of Miles Morales / Spider-Man and features the voice talents of Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry and Lily Tomlin. It currently has 97% rating on the film-review site Rotten Tomatoes. The Family Flicks Film Series features recent, family-friendly movies every third Saturday of the month at the Capital BlueCross Theatre, which is located on…

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May 2019

$10

“HERstory” – A Night of Poetry, Music & More!

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Central Penn College will host "HERstory and Jazz Collective: Bridges of Love and Tragedy"–– an innovative production that features a mix of spoken-word poetry and live music on Wednesday, May 8. Award-winning poet and Central Penn College Professor Maria James-Thiaw will provide the verbal fireworks, showcasing new poems that weave a tale of love, tragedy and hope. She will be backed by a jazz ensemble led by drummer Mark Hunsberger, who’s an adjunct professor at the college and director of…

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Free

A Free Screening of “A Dog’s Way Home”

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Enjoy a free showing of “A Dog’s Way Home,” along with free popcorn! A lost dog goes on an epic 400-mile journey to be reunited with her owner. Along the way she meets a host of new friends, both human and otherwise. The 2019 movie stars Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp and Wes Studi. The movie screens at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Capital BlueCross Theatre. Come early for Petapalooza, which starts at 11 a.m.,…

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June 2019

$10

“Lost and Found: Twisted Fairy Tales”

June 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30pm, repeating until June 7, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:30pm, repeating until June 8, 2019

Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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For the fifth consecutive year, the Capital BlueCross Theatre will be the scene of a student-created play. This year’s production––“Lost and Found: Twisted Fairy Tales”––will showcase students exploring the nature of losing and finding “things” of great importance, including relationships, places, people and themselves. Show dates and times are Thursday, June 6, and Friday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m., along with a matinee showing on Saturday, June 8, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and $3 for students. The play…

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Free

“The American Dream – I am an Entrepreneur!”

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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“The American Dream – I am an Entrepreneur!” A workshop covering all aspects of business ownership Featured Panel Members: • Joyce A. Libby – Vice President/Financial Planner, Hazlett, Burt & Watson, Inc. in Lancaster • Daniel Mowery – CEO/Owner, Midway Bowl in Carlisle • Doug Fisher – Interim Chair of the Business Department, Central Penn College in Summerdale Get answers to your questions about starting and owning your own business: • Do I have what it takes to own a…

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Free showing of “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Another free movie, along with free popcorn, screens at Central Penn College, as part of its monthly Family Flicks Film Series. This month, it’s “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part.” The film will show on Saturday, June 15, 2 p.m., at the Capital BlueCross Theatre on the college’s Summerdale campus. The event is free and open to the public. The movie reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all-new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. Emmet, Lucy, Batman…

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July 2019

Free

Free showing of “How to Train Your Dragon 3”

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Central Penn College will show the animated film “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. in the Capital BlueCross Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. Released earlier this year, the movie––the third in the trilogy¬¬––features the voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson and F. Murray Abraham. Central Penn’s Family Flicks Series screens kid-friendly films every third Saturday of the month throughout the year. In…

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Free

Free Showing of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Captial BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093 United States
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Calling all muggles! Harry Potter is coming to Central Penn College! Get ready for a free showing of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” on Friday, July 26, 6:30 p.m., at the Capital BlueCross Theatre. In the 2007 film, Harry, Ron and Hermione battle to save Hogwarts, which has fallen under the control of Voldemort’s minions Cornelius Fudge and Professor Dolores Umbridge. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”––the fifth in the series––grossed more than $940 million…

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