The Boynton Lions Club and the Ringgold Convention and Visitors Bureau will host Downhome Christmas Movie Night on Tuesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot.
“The Lions Club and CVB continue their tradition of producing moving films in the historic setting of the Ringgold Depot. Come to town and enjoy the decorations too,” said Main Street Manager Jamie Klementisz.
Organizations is bringing back three-time Oscar nominee “The Polar Express” starring Tom Hanks for the Christmas family feature.
“Presenting this incredible film in this unique location is now a Ringgold Christmas tradition that many families enjoy,” said Boynton Lions Club President Deborah Levin.
In the film, on Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole aboard the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery and the spirit of Christmas.
“Monies donated will help us serve the Catoosans throughout the year,” she said. “The gift of sight means so much and for around $100, through our local optometrist partner, we can help someone see well again.”
Event partners including Blackwell Automotive, FirstBank of Ringgold, Grocery Outlet of Ringgold are helping to achieve this goal and are supported by NGEMC members through its Operation Round Up grants, he said.
“The gift of improving sight, fostering patriotism, encouraging youth are all goals Lions share with our county,” said Lion Randall Franks. “It’s a great opportunity to help us help others.”
The event is free and children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Donations are welcome. Old glasses will be collected for recycling. Cinema concessions will be available.
For more information, email [email protected] or call Jamie Klementisz, Ringgold Main Street Manager at (706) 935-3061.