FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2016
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This Saturday, Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the Big Screen at North Hempstead Beach Park
North Hempstead, NY – Grab you lightsabers! Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the North Hempstead Town Board and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce the screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. The film, directed by J.J. Abrams, is the latest installment of the classic Star Wars series.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens begins where Star Wars: Return of the Jedi ends and features many of the iconic characters from the original Star Wars trilogy, including Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, and Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa. Viewers will also be introduced to new characters, including former Storm Trooper Finn (John Boyega), desert dweller Rey (Daisy Ridley), and lovable droid BB-8.
Critics and audiences alike have hailed Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the latest, exciting installment of the epic galactic warfare series. Those who grew up with the original trilogy will find the struggle between the light and dark sides familiar, while a new generation of Star Wars fans will experience the classic struggle through new characters and exotic locations.
The film will be shown on the big screen at North Hempstead Beach Park on Saturday, August 13 at 8:15 p.m. The movie is free and open to all. Bring a chair, blanket, snack and the whole family! And don’t forget your lightsaber!
For more information about the showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens or any North Hempstead activities please visit www.northhempsteadny.gov/parks or call (516)869-6311.
Serving over 222,000 people, the Town of North Hempstead’s governing body is headed by the Town Supervisor, Judi Bosworth and six Town Board members: Viviana L. Russell, Peter J. Zuckerman, Angelo P. Ferrara, Anna M. Kaplan, Lee R. Seeman and Dina M. De Giorgio. The Town Clerk is Wayne Wink and the Receiver of Taxes is Charles Berman.
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