Friday, February 15, 2013
The movie shows at dark in Sims Park on Saturday
Go to the New Port Richey Cultural Affairs Committee free movie event in Sims Park in New Port Richey tomorrow night, and you'll be able to see one of the New Port Richey Patch editor's favorite films. "The Princess Bride," a classic 1980s comedic fantasy, is being featured in tonight's edition of the committee's Spring Free For All movie series at the band shell in Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. The series features family friendly movies and other amusements for the kids. The movie starts at dark on Saturday, Feb. 16. A bounce house brought by Wilbur's Fun Zone will be available. A wristband that allows unlimited use of the bounce house can be bought for $5 at the event. Snacks and refereshments will be available for purchase.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The fall season kicks off Sept. 21 with Oscar-winning film.
The New Port Richey Cultural Affairs Committee’s free movie series in Sims Park returns Friday, Sept. 21, with Oscar–winning flick "Hugo." The committee is resuming its Spring/Fall Free For All movie series at the band shell in Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. The series features family friendly movies and other amusements for the kids. “It’s an opportunity for families to get out relax a little bit, enjoy their friends their family and a little bit of culture, and I think it adds to the sense of community in New Port Richey,” Lia Gallegos, vice chair of the committee, has said. Friday’s event features the movie "Hugo," which was directed by Oscar winner Martin Scorsese. The 2011 movie, based on the book "The Invention of Hugo …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
“We wanted to be able to make the free movie event better and begin adding new cultural elements, but we knew it would be difficult for the City to justify the additional spending right now.”
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Press release submitted by Lia Gallegos The City of New Port Richey’s Cultural Affairs Committee receives a small annual budget from the City of New Port Richey to facilitate cultural activities within the City. This budget is generally used to fund the annual December Children’s Art Festival, and to provide a generous grant to Richey Suncoast Theatre for its Children’s Summer Workshop scholarship program benefiting underprivileged children. Two years ago, the committee began hosting a free movie in Sims Park several times a year in an effort to expand cultural offerings to a larger community audience. While the committee felt this program was of great benefit to the residents in and around the City, the cost of the program and the limited…