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Clavin & Council Members Announce “The Return of Free Drive-In Movies,” Another Sequel to Hempstead Town’s Popular Program at Point Lookout Town Park!

Building on the incredible popularity and success of similar programs last summer and this past winter, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board are announcing the much-anticipated sequel: “The Return of Free Drive-In Movies!” Beginning on June 3rd, Town Park Point Lookout will screen a dozen movies on a giant LED screen, and residents can watch from the comfort of their own vehicles. Supervisor Clavin made the announcement in partnership with Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Councilman Bruce Blakeman, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, Councilman Dennis Dunne Sr., Councilman Tom Muscarella, Councilman Chris Carini, Town Clerk Kate Murray and Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll. The town’s media sponsor is KJOY 98.3.

“When many local municipalities were postponing or cancelling programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Hempstead was creating innovative options for our residents to enjoy recreational or entertainment options,” Supervisor Clavin said. “The Drive-In Movies series was one of the town’s most popular programs in 2020 and early 2021 and we are happy to bring back it back for another run for the enjoyment of the residents of America’s largest township.”

The fun movie marathon will commence at Town Park Point Lookout (1300 Lido Boulevard Point Lookout) on Thursday, June 3rd, opening strong with Maleficent: The Mistress of Evil and will finish with the classic, Selena, on Sunday, June 20th. All movie times will start at 7 p.m.

The Town of Hempstead’s “Return of Free Drive-In Movies” schedule is as follows:

  • June 3 – Maleficent: The Mistress of Evil
  • June 4 – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • June 5 – Love, Weddings and Other Disasters
  • June 6 – Patton
  • June 10 – Croods: A New Age
  • June 11 – The War with Grandpa
  • June 12 – A Dogs Journey
  • June 13 – I Am Ali
  • June 17 – My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
  • June 18 – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • June 19 – Avengers: Endgame
  • June 20 – Selena

“With socially distanced drive-in movies making their debut during the summer of last year, the Town of Hempstead was able to provide residents with cheerful and heartwarming entertainment, shedding light on such a crucial time period in our history,” concluded Supervisor Clavin. “We can assure residents that we will continue to provide them with countless festivities to help build joyous memories with their friends and loved ones and we encourage residents to explore Hempstead Town’s plethora of ‘Staycation’ options this summer season.

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