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12:30 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month through June

In the Community Hall

Free admission

Bring an indoor picnic and introduce your kids to the classic animated movies that you love. Sign up to our monthly e-news to find out which movie we will be showing. Click here to receive The Alden's monthly e-Newsletter.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 10, 12:30 p.m.

The Pop-Ups “The Great Pretenders Club” (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


From three-time Grammy nominees, The Pop Ups, “The Great Pretenders Club" takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative play games your mind can dream up! This high-energy journey transports audiences into a whimsical, educational world with dancing robots, a fire-stomping rhino, live drawing, huge balloons, full scale puppets, even a costume party! This highly-interactive show unfolds, propelled by award-winning music and dance beats that will catapult both young and old out of their seats! Running time: 60 minutes  View the video

“Performances and lyrics any grownup would add to a playlist.”— Parents' Choice

"Brush Up Your Shakespeare" (all ages)btn buy tickets
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
$7/$5 MCC tax district residents


Crack that Shakespeare code with our expert hackers! Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic team return to prepare you for ASC on Tour's productions of “Imogen (Cymbeline),” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “The Grapes of Wrath,” and they will lead you in a spirited discussion about the Bard. Running time: 60 minutes


Packages are available that include "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" and all three ASC on Tour shows.

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s “Imogen” (Cymbeline) (13+)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35 senior/$30 MCC tax district residents

Princess Imogen is catapulted onto an epic journey when her father, King Cymbeline, banishes her soulmate. Featuring a band of tough-but-loveable woodsmen, an evil queen, noble battles and unexpected plot twists, this late Shakespearean play enchants audiences with a story about a powerful princess who will do anything for love.

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (All Ages)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 7 p.m.
$40/$35 seniors/$30 MCC tax district residents

"In A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare casts a theatrical spell powerful enough to make audiences of all ages believe in anything. This mischievous comedy of lovers, heroes, fairies and rude mechanicals is his tribute to humankind's power of imagination, and reveals that the "course of true love" can alter with just one touch of magic."  View the video

 

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” (13+)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35/$30 MCC tax district residents

An Oklahoma drought during the Great Depression forces the Joad family to flee their home for the promise of a new life in California. Will hope prevail through the hardships and heartbreak? Steinbeck’s classic novel comes to life in this Tony Award-winning stage adaptation.

Mario The Maker Magician (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Nov. 2, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


As seen on Sesame Street and Sprout, Mario "the Maker Magician" Marchese is a New York based, touring children's performer known for his DIY robotic creations, handmade props, and signature slapstick character. Running time: 60 minutes

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From the moment Mario the Magician came out on stage he had every single child's attention. His slapstick comedy routine was modern and edgy... I haven't laughed like that in a long time. It was brilliant. -BroadwayWorld.com

LARD Dog & The Band of Shy (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


Parents’ Choice Award winners Lard Dog & The Band of Shy have burst onto the family entertainment scene converting countless families to be fans of their quirky universe and highly infectious tunes. Running time: 60 minutes  View the video

 

"This show is a full-on sensory experience! Such a treat for the eyes and ears, with surprises popping from every direction. I was afraid to blink for fear I'd miss something!” - SiriusXM's Kids Place Live

Simon and Garfunkel [Revisited] Live in Central Park (All Ages)btn buy tickets
Recreated by Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers
Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$40/$35 senior/$30 MCC tax district residents

In 1981, more than 500,000 music fans gathered in Central Park to witness the now legendary reunion of folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. Award-winning recording artists, Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers recreate that magical night. With dulcet vocals harmonizing over lilting guitar, you’ll hear all the beloved poetic masterpieces that made Simon & Garfunkel famous: “Mrs. Robinson,” “Homeward Bound,” “Scarborough Fair,” “Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” “The Sound of Silence” and many more. Running time: 90 minutes   View the video


“The show was terrific! Audience LOVED it. The voices of Lee and Johnny were spot-on and the accompanying slide show added to the beauty of the show. - Gallo Center for the Arts

The Barter Playersbtn buy tickets
“Frosty”
(Family Friendly)
Saturday, Dec. 14, 1p.m. and 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents

A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life! But can Frosty the Snowman help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? Join Billy and Frosty as they embark on a New York City adventure filled with thrills and chills, and as they discover that the real magic of Christmas is love. Performed by Barter Players Encore Company. Running time: 60 minutes