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Disney Matinee Movie & Playdate

DisneyMatineeClub.jpgIf you’re looking for a family outing that includes a movie and a playdate all in one, check out the Disney Matinee Club. This new program currently is piloting only in Boston (+ Danvers, Framingham, Methuen, and Foxborough) and Dallas and includes four one-week theme segments starting tomorrow and running through May. Read on for details, as well as to learn how to be one of five winners to receive a family 4-pack of vouchers to a Disney Matinee Club show of your choice (entry closes 3/8/09)!

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What: The Disney Matinee Club features short films and full-length movies, as well as sing-alongs, costume dress-ups, parades, and other activities.

Where: AMC Boston Common, AMC Liberty Tree (Danvers), AMC Framingham , AMC Methuen, & Showcase Cinema de Lux at Patriot Place (Foxborough).

When: There are four one-week themes, starting tomorrow and running through May. Start time: 10am. Running time is between 90 minutes - 2 hours. Themes include:

  • PRINCESS (March 6-12) – Activities: Come dressed in a princess ball gown, Sleeping Beauty Curtsey School, Little Mermaid sing-along. Movie: Mulan

  • ADVENTURE (March 27-April 2) – Activity: Monkey Dodgeball. Movies: Test Pilot Donald (short) and Tarzan

  • MOTORMANIA (April 17-23) – Activity: Motormania Race. Movies: Mater and the Ghost Light (short) and Cars

  • PRE-SCHOOL (May 8-14) – Activities: “Follow the Leader" sing-along and sing-along parade. Movies: Tugboat Mickey (short) and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Price: Standard matinee pricing (kids that don't require a seat or sit in parent's lap receive free admission).

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    Congrats to winners Jodi, Colleen, Tracy, Sara, & Alex!
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    Now, want to be one of five winners to receive a complimentary family 4-pack of vouchers to a Disney Matinee Club show!*? Here’s how:

  • Simply email (with ‘Disney’ in the subject) and include your mailing address. (Note: your mailing information will be kept private; addresses are collected here solely for the purpose of expediting the Disney Matinee Club ticket vouchers.)

  • One entry permitted per person; local entrants welcome.

  • Entry period closes tomorrow at noon EST, Sunday, March 8, 2009.

    *Five (5) winners will be chosen at random to receive two (2) admit-two passes (i.e., a total of 4 admissions). Passes will be valid for any of the Disney Matinee Club shows at any of the participating playdate theatres (AMC Boston Common, AMC Framingham, AMC Methuen, AMC Liberty Tree Mall, and Showcase Patriot Place), excluding Saturdays.

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