Finding things to keep the kids occupied during summer break can be tough. You can only go to the playground so many times. But thanks to Showplace Cinemas $1.00 Family Film Festival , you can catch a movie without needing to take out a small business loan.

The Family Film Festival has been taking place for the past few years and gives family's the opportunity to see older, family-friendly films on the cheap. This year's eight week run begins on June 2nd, and will take place at the various Showplace Cinema locations on the following days:

  • Tuesdays - Showplace East
  • Wednesdays - Newburgh, Henderson, Princeton, Connersville
  • Thursdays - North

This year's slate of films are a mix of animated and live-action fare, and will be shown on the following dates:

  • June 2-4 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG)
  • June 9-11 - Rio 2 (G)
  • June 16-18 - How To Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
  • June 23-25 - Penguins of Madagascar (PG)
  • June 30-July 2 - Paddington (PG)
  • July 7-9 - Spongebob (PG)
  • July 14-16 - Dolphin Tale 2 (PG)
  • July 21-23 - Night at the Museum (PG)

All films begin at 9:30 a.m.

To find the Showplace Cinemas location nearest you, or to purchase tickets online, visit the Showplace Cinemas website.