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TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Civic Employees Union, Local 416 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 416), in cooperation with various Toronto City Councillors, will co-host a series of family-friendly free outdoor movie nights throughout the month of September.

To provide a community entertainment experience in areas cared for by Local 416 members the Councillors and CUPE 416 will present free showings of family-friendly movies. All residents need to bring is a lawn chair or a blanket. Local 416 will also provide unlimited free snow cones and popcorn to children of all ages!

A list of movie nights, locations, and Council co-sponsors is below:

Friday, September 2, 8:15 p.m. 

Despicable Me 

John Ross Robertson School, 130 Glengrove Avenue West

In Conjunction with Councillor Karen Stintz            

Friday, September 7, 8:15 p.m.

Despicable Me 

Oriole Park, 2975 Don Mills Road

In conjunction with Councillor Shelley Carroll

Saturday, September 8, 8:15 p.m.


Trace Manes Park, 110 Rumsey Road

In Conjunction with Councillor Adam Vaughan and Mike Layton

Friday, September 14, 8:15 p.m.  

The Lorax             

Location TBA,

In Conjunction with Councillor Mary Fragedakis

Friday, September 28  

The Avengers  

Gracedale Public School, 186 Gracedale Blvd., 8:15 p.m.


For more information, please contact:

Dave Hewitt, Vice-President, CUPE 416           416-451-7528

Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications               416-821-6641