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'The LEGO Movie' gets top billing in Johns Creek, Aug. 9

July 16, 2014

The LEGO MovieJohns Creek closes its free Movies at Newtown Park outdoor summer film series on Aug. 9 with the showing of the popular animated film "The LEGO Movie."

In this PG-rated adventure, Emmet, an ordinary LEGO construction worker, is thought to be the "Special" and joins a quest to stop an evil tyrant from permanently gluing the LEGO universe, a journey for which he is hopelessly and hilariously unprepared.

Movies at Newtown Park, now in its eighth year, is a series of three family-friendly films shown monthly on an inflatable screen in a picnic atmosphere at Newtown Park.

In addition to the films, Movies at Newtown Park includes pre-show entertainment like inflatable moonwalk, face-painting, children's activities, giveaways, music, food and drinks. Pre-show activities start at 7 p.m., and the movie starts around 9 p.m.

The movies start at dusk. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and relax as they watch the movie. No alcohol or pets please. The movies are free.

Movies are rated G or PG. The 2014 Movies at Newtown Park series is sponsored by Northside Hospital.

Newtown Park is located at 3150 Old Alabama Rd.

What: Movies at Newtown Park showing "The LEGO Movie" rated PG
When: Aug. 9, pre-movie activities at 7 p.m.; movie starts at 9 p.m.
Where: Newtown Park, 3150 Old Alabama Rd., Johns Creek, 30022
Cost: Free