‘The Avengers’ wraps up Family Movie Nights this Friday

The Avengers Family Movie NightPALMDALE – The City of Palmdale presents “The Avengers” at “Family Movie Nights” this Friday, Aug. 16 at The Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Tickets are $2, with kids 12 and under admitted free. The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will start at dusk. Families will also be allowed to bring a picnic dinner and non-alcoholic beverages to Family Movie Nights.

In this Marvel Studios production, “The Avengers” comprise of the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel legends Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow.

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner. It is rated PG-13.

“We’ll also be hosting a ‘Care With Cans’ Food Drive,” said Recreation Supervisor Annie Pagliaro.  “For each canned food item you donate, you’ll receive a raffle ticket for some great prizes. The Food Drive will benefit the South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES).”

Waste Management will also collect gently-used clothing at “Family Movie Nights” to benefit SAVES.

For more information, call 661-267-5611 or visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/theamp.