Archive: 2016 Now Showing

Cinderella (2015): Thursday, July 7, 2016, 7:00PM

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Oscar nominated live remake of the Disney classic. ‘Ella finds herself at the mercy of a cruel step-mother and step-sisters after her father passes away. Her fortunes begin to change when she loses a glass slipper after meeting a dashing prince at the Ball. RATED G

Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter. 105 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


Silverado (1985): Thursday, July 14, 2016, 7:00PM

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In 1880 a misfit bunch of friends travel to the small town of Silverado engage bad guys, right injustices, and bring peace and equality back to the townspeople. A classic, “High Noon”-style showdown caps this rousing retro western.

RATED PG-13

1985—Directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Starring Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover. 132 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


Ratatouille (2007): Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7:00PM

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AFTER THE JAFFREY CIVIC CENTER’S “NIGHT OF 1,000 CUPCAKES”

A scrawny rat named Remy acts on his dream of becoming a great French chef despite his family’s wishes. This is chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain’s most favorite food-centric film. A madcap computer-animated comedy.

RATED G

2007—Directed by Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava. Starring the voices of Brad Garrett, Patton Oswalt, Brian Dennehy, John Ratzenberger. 111 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


Aliens (1986): Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:00PM

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“A Meal & A Reel” at La Mia Casa Pizzeria in Peterborough—Come Early & Order Dinner—Movie at 7

57 years after Ripley survived her disastrous ordeal, her escape vessel is recovered and once again she is enlisted to face the source of her worst nightmare. A seven-time Oscar nominated blockbuster and horror-thriller.

RATED R—SCARY

1986—Directed by James Cameron. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton. 137 minutes

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NOTE: There will be a $8.00 All-you-Can-Eat Pizza (plus 1 soft drink) at La Mia Casa at the movie!  All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Mia Casa Pizzeria in Peterborough, NH)


The Manchurian Candidate (1962): Thursday, August 4, 2016, 7:00PM

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A U.S. Army hero returns to New York from Korea, but no one knows he has been brainwashed while in captivity to be an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. An unusually tense and intelligent political thriller.

NOT RATED

1962—Directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury. 126 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


State of the Union (1948): Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:00PM

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An aircraft tycoon, cajoled into seeking the Republican Presidential nomination by his politically ambitious girlfriend, is rescued from losing his wits by his frank and honest estranged wife. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

NOT RATED

1948—Directed by Frank Capra and starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury. 124 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


A Face in the Crowd (1957): Thursday, August 18, 2016, 7:00PM

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Andy Griffith makes a spectacular film debut as Lonesome Rhodes, a philosophical country-western singer who is transformed into an overnight sensation rising to TV superstar and political king-maker and becomes drunk on his own fame and power.

NOT RATED

1957—Directed by Elia Kazan and starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau. 125 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


JAWS (1975): Friday, August 19, 2016, 7:00PM

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2016 BONUS MOVIE—Celebrating The Return of Jaffrey’s Festival of Fireworks!

A gigantic shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity. One more victim later, the police chief and a shark expert join forces with a grizzled fisherman to take on the Great White. The original Hollywood blockbuster!

RATED PG

1975—Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton. 124 minutes

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All movies are free (although we suggest a donation of $3.00 for this show) and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)

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Wag the Dog (1997): Thursday, August 25, 2016, 7:00PM

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To cover up a White House sex scandal, a “spin-doctor“ and a Hollywood producer join forces to fabricate a war that the embattled president can heroically end. Director Levinson filmed this $15 million political and media satire in just 29 days.

RATED R-ADULT LANGUAGE

1997—Directed by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert DeNiro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary. 97 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


Armageddon (1998): Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7:00PM

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“A Meal & A Reel” at La Mia Casa Pizzeria in Peterborough—Come Early & Order Dinner—Movie at 7

NASA trains and then launches a ragtag misfit team of deep core drillers and geologists into space to save the planet from an asteroid on a collision course with earth—threatening human extinction. A 150-million- dollar science fiction action thriller.

RATED PG-13

1998—Directed by Michael Bay and starring Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Steve Buscemi. 151 minutes

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NOTE: There will be a $8.00 All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Buffet (plus 1 soft drink) at La Mia Casa at the movie! All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Mia Casa Pizzeria in Peterborough, NH)


The Mask of Zorro (1998): Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:00PM

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A young thief is trained as a new Zorro by the great, but aged, original swash-buckling hero, wreaking vengeance, saving the town and its people, and eventually winning the heart of the beautiful Elena who, of course, was the elder Zorro’s daughter.

RATED PG-13

1998—Directed by Martin Campbell and starring Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones. 136 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm with movies beginning at 7pm sharp. Refreshments include candy bars, popcorn, juice and water. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


SOLD OUT! The Park Theatre presents The Matchbook Players production of The 24 Hour Plays: MONADNOCK! Saturday, October 8, 2016, 7:30PM


“A play written and produced in 24hours? How about 5 ten-minute plays written and produced in 24 hours.” The worldwide phenomenon comes to Southern New Hampshire. Over 30 writers, actors, directors, stage managers, costumers and tech staff come together for the first time on October 7th at 7:30pm to present you 6 new ten-minute plays 24 hours later: Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7:30pm. Jaffrey Woman’s Club, 33 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH. Tickets are $5.00. Call The Park Theatre Box Office 603-532-8888 or order tickets below:
Doors open at 7:00 pm with event beginning at 7:30pm sharp. Refreshments include coffee, teas and baked goods. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


The Great Escape (1963): Saturday, November 12, 2016, 5:30PM

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10th Annual Salute to our Veterans. 5:30pm Ceremony. Pizza & Refreshments will be served. 6:30pm Movie.

Based on a true story, a group of allied escape-artist type POWs plan the escape for several hundred prisoners all at the same time, and then are pursued throughout war-torn Europe as they try to reach Allied territory.

NOT RATED

1963—Directed by John Sturges and starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, James Coburn. 168 minutes

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All movies are free and open to the public. Ceremony begins at 5:30pm sharp. Pizza & Refreshments will be served. Movie starts at 6:30pm. (Get directions to Jaffrey Woman’s Club)


The Park Theatre Annual Meeting & Reception: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 5:00PM

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Everyone is cordially invited to attend the 10th Annual Meeting and Reception. (Read PDF description). Each year, the Board of Trustees reports to the communities on the progress of reconstruction and reopening of the historic downtown Park Theatre. This year’s meeting and entertainment will follow the tradition of meetings past that featured live music, delicious refreshments, sing-a- longs, comedians, Boy Scout Troop presentations, and performances by the Peterborough Chamber Choir, Small Pond Productions, Project Shakespeare, and stage readings by local stars. Please join us for a fun and entertaining evening.

Held at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club (Get directions)


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