Screening of Peter Rabbit, Food Truck on site, & Lots of Fun!
The outdoor family movie night tradition continues at Binbrook Conservation Area on Saturday, August 18, with a screening of Peter Rabbit—the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers.
“We’re excited to continue bringing this event to our community for the eighth year in a row,” says Mike Boyko, Superintendent at Binbrook Conservation Area. “Our annual movie nights are attended by over 200 guests and provide a unique opportunity for members of the community to enjoy the outdoors and an entertaining movie with other families and friends.”
Guests are encouraged to add this special event to their weekend plans or make it a daytrip to Binbrook Conservation Area. With lots to see and do including a swimming beach, children’s splash pad, picnic facilities, nature trails, play areas, FunSplash Sports Park, Boarder Pass Wakeboarding, and Staycation Watercraft Rentals, Binbrook resembles cottage country but luckily, it is also close to home.
For a small $5 admission fee, movie lovers can enjoy one serving of tasty popcorn and a fun glow-in-the-dark bracelet. Since no movie experience is complete without food and snacks, Waxy’s on Wheels Food Truck will be on-site during the day starting at Noon, with delicious food available for purchase. At the Staycation Rentals concession store visitors can also purchase ice cream and other treats.
Presented by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA), in partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Foundation (NPCF), Binbrook Movie Night has been generously sponsored by The Hamilton International Airport. Special guests include McMaster Children’s Hospital and Big Brothers Big Sisters Hamilton.
“What a great event for our kids! We’re grateful for our generous community, and the no-to-low cost opportunities made available for our clients and volunteers,” says Natalie Michlewicz, Manager of Communications with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton. “A big thanks to the NPCA and NPCF for inviting our charity for a complimentary movie night.”
Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for more comfort. Overnight camping is available at $10 per vehicle for an even greater outdoor movie night experience. To reserve a spot, call 905-692-3228.
Binbrook Conservation Area is located at 5050 Harrison Road and open Monday-Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Movie ticket sales will begin on site at 6 p.m. and screening will start at dusk. Regular day admission fee applies throughout the day. If it is necessary to cancel due to inclement weather, a notice will be posted on the NPCA website and social media channels.
Proceeds from this event go to NPCF conservation efforts and various projects at Binbrook Conservation Area.
The NPCA manages the impact of human activities, urban growth, and rural activities on the Niagara Peninsula watershed with programs and services that help keep people and their property safe from flooding and erosion, while retaining the safety of our drinking water.
NPCA manages 41 Conservation Areas, including Ball’s Falls, Binbrook, Long Beach and Chippawa Creek. These lands are held in public trust for recreation, heritage preservation, conservation, and education. NPCA’s Conservation Areas marry nature, culture and adventure to create limitless opportunities for discovery.
Questions related to the above release should be directed to:
Erika Navarro, Communications Specialist