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Summer Cinema 2021

Enjoys a movie on the Norris East Lawn!
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July 15: Soul
Run time: 1:40 hr
Free Glowsticks

July 22: Sonic the Hedgehog
Run time: 1:38 hr
Free Frozen Treats

July 29: The Croods a New Age
Run Time: 1:35 hr
Balloonist Activity

Pre-register here to receive a free blanket and be entered into a $100 Northwestern Bookstore (Barnes and Noble) gift card drawing!

Note - Pre-registration is not mandatory.  The winner will be announced before the movie on Thursday, July 29. Winners will be contacted via email.

Pre-Movie Family Fun

Enjoy Free fun beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawn.  Free popcorn available from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. bubble station and other special fun.

All snacks and activities are while quantities last.


Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, food, beverages, and an environmentally-friendly insect repellent (note: alcoholic beverages are prohibited). Free parking is available after 4:00 PM in the two-level lakeside lakefront lot south of Norris.

In the case of rain, the scheduled film will screen indoors in Norris Center’s 360-seat McCormick Auditorium on the first floor at 8:00 pm.