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If it rains, Moonlight Movies will be held inside at E. O. Smith High School (1235 Storrs Road). The movie will begin at 7:00 PM. There will be no activities prior to the movie.
Weather announcements will be made on the Partnership's Facebook page after 12:00 PM on Friday, August 18.

This popular movie series hosted by the Mansfield Downtown Partnership is back for its second year with an expanded schedule! Enjoy family-friendly movies outside on Betsy Paterson Square twice a month in July and August. The movies are free and open to all ages.

Join us for fun activities prior to each movie! The fun begins at 7:00 PM; the movies begin at dusk.


Friday, August 18 - The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book is rated PG and has a run time of 1 hour and 46 minutes.

Mowgli, a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves, embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he's forced to abandon the only home he's ever known.

Join us for fun activities hosted by Joshua's Trust and Quester's Way and face-painting starting at 7:00 PM. The Mansfield Fire Fighter's Association will have water for sale, the Partnership will have fresh-popped popcorn available for purchase, and the UConn Dairy Bar Truck will be parked next to Paterson Square.

The creative culinary minds at Dog Lane Café are cooking up special menu items for each movie night! Enjoy dinner before the movie, then walk across the street to Betsy Paterson Square for the fun and film!

The menu for The Jungle Book features Baloo-Bear-y Smoothie & Mowgli Vegetable Curry - Just the bare necessities!

Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268

Parking in the Storrs Center Garage is free for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, with a daily maximum charge of $8. The Dog Lane Parking Lot offers free parking with a 2 hour limit. Handicapped parking is available in these locations as well.


Moonlight Movies is made possible through the generous support of:

The Oaks on the Square
Storrs Center Retail
Ilze and Michael Taylor

LeylandAlliance, LLC
Savings Institute Bank & Trust
Dick Norgaard
Betsy Paterson
Mary and Tim Weinland

Milrick Lawn Service & Landscaping, LLC
Anne D'Alleva
James Hanley and Norman Garrick
Paul and Tina McCarthy
Jane and Robert Moskowitz
Diana Pelletier

If you are interested in contributing to Moonlight Movies,
please contact the Mansfield Downtown Partnership today!



Friday, July 7 - Space Jam

Space Jam is rated PG and has a run time of 1 hour and 28 minutes.

Basketball superstar Michael Jordan and cartoon favorite Bugs Bunny team up with other basketball greats and Looney Tunes characters in this combination animated/live-action feature. Jordan must help the Looney Tunes gang with a basketball game against a group of outer space creatures whose plan, if they win, is to kidnap the Looney Tunes and take them to a failing intergalactic amusement park as the latest attraction.

Gene Shalit says this movie is "for adults, kids, teenagers, women, men, boys, girls, old folks, young folks, Jordan fans, Bill Murray fans, Wayne Knight fans and every Looney Tunes lover who wants to revel in Bugs Bunny and his pals at their looney tuniest."

Friday, July 21 - The Wizard of Oz


The Wizard of Oz is rated G and has a run time of 1 hour and 42 minutes.

L. Frank Baum's classic tale comes to magisterial Technicolor life! The Wizard of Oz stars legendary Judy Garland as Dorothy, an innocent farm girl whisked out of her mundane earthbound existence into a land of pure imagination. Dorothy's journey in Oz will take her through emerald forests, yellow brick roads, and creepy castles, all with the help of some unusual but earnest song-happy friends.


Friday, August 4 - Zootopia


Zootopia is rated PG and has a run time of 1 hour and 48 minutes.

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together-a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when rookie Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde (voice of Jason Bateman), to solve the mystery.

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