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Young Audiences

YOUNG AUDIENCES FILM TICKETS: $5 (Children < 3 are free) unless otherwise noted.

YOUNG AUDIENCES LIVE SHOW TICKETS: $6.50 (Children < 3 are free) unless otherwise noted.

Age recommendations and/or ratings are noted but please use your own best judgment — you know yourself and your children best. For relatively unbiased reviews check out Common Sense Media. You can also search the FilmRatings.org database to find out why a film got a particular rating.

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Thanks to PECO for their generous support of our live programs for young audiences!

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A League of their Own

Sat., April 1, 2017

Directed by Penny Marshall. US. 1992. 10+. 128 minutes. Sony. Digital.

“A marvelously entertaining baseball comedy, A League of their Own is inspired by the real-life antics of the all-girls baseball league founded in 1943. Geena Davis and Lori Petty star as sisters who are discovered by ever-acerbic scout Jon Lovitz. Whisked off to Chicago, they join the Rockford Peaches under the watchful bloodshot eyes of the team’s over-the-hill, boozing manager (Tom Hanks, who gives . . .

Sonia de los Santos

Sat., April 8, 2017

60 minutes. Live!.

A soulful and important new voice in family music, Sonia De Los Santos spreads messages of joyful community music making and builds bridges across cultures to inspire and excite children and grown-ups of all backgrounds. Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia De Los Santos has been touring the world, singing in English and Spanish, playing guitar, mandolin, and jarana, and lighting up the stage with Grammy Award–winning group Dan . . .

The Wizard of Oz

Sat., April 15, 2017

Directed by Victor Fleming. US. 1939. 6+. 101 minutes. Warner. Digital.

14 year-old organist Brett Miller will play the pipe organ before the show from 2:00 – 2:30! Please note that the start time for the film is 2:30PM.

Winner of two Academy Awards, “The Wizard of Oz” is an American classic. Starring Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger and Jack Haley. A perfect score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, highly imaginative sets and brilliant characterizations . . .

Microcosmos

Sat., April 22, 2017

Directed by Claude Nuridsany. France. 1996. 4+. 75 minutes. Miramax. blu ray.

“Bugs! Those are the stars of this enthralling French nature production which takes an extremely close-up look at what lurks in the woods behind your house. But rather than going for a Life on Earth-style narrated documentary which explains the sex life of snails, Microcosmos simply shows it, with amplified sound effects and minimal musical accompaniment. The result is truly mesmerizing. The camera work and patience put into . . .

The Pop Ups

Sat., April 29, 2017

Live!. 60 minutes.

Fresh off of Headlining the kids stages at Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza, two-time GRAMMY Nominees, The Pop Ups bring their unique new show “The Great Pretenders Club” to the Colonial! Featuring songs from their critically acclaimed  Amazon Video Special, as well as classics from their two GRAMMY nominated albums,“The Great Pretenders Club” takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative-play . . .

Joel’s Fried Gold Film Fest

Sat., May 13, 2017

To celebrate the life of Joel Rickenbach, we pay tribute to our beloved family member with the 2nd Annual Joel’s Fried Gold Film Fest! From 3:30-11PM, the Colonial’s big screen will play host to three of Joel’s favorite films, or as he referred to them, slices of fried gold: The Lego Movie at 3:30PM (Phil Lord. US. 2014. PG. 100 m. WB. Digital), The . . .