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The Evolution of Watching Movies Under the Stars

Adventure #53.

“Kids these days have it all,” or so the saying goes. But there’s one summer tradition that many kids are missing.

There was a time when hot summer nights were spent under the stars, watching a movie at the Drive-in. Accompanied by a bucket of popcorn in one hand and a fist full of candy in the other, a kid could watch the big screen from a blanket on the grass, the hood of a car or curled up in the passenger seat.

Today, the Drive-in theatre is all but a distant memory with only a handful left in Southern Ontario. Thankfully, we have the Movies Under the Stars series here in Burlington to fill the void.

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