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Released: 4/1/2009 Who do I contact? Theresa Chance
Public Information Officer
(910) 433-1896
Fayetteville Police Department
Outdoor Movie Series Begins

Please join the Fayetteville Police Department this Saturday, April 4th, as season three of Operation Ceasefire Outdoor Movie Series officially begins. 

The Outdoor Movie Series is used as an education tool to promote understanding of current gun laws, gun safety, and consequences for those who commit violent crimes with firearms. 

Operation Ceasefire, in partnership with Cumberland County Parks & Recreation, Q 98, Partnership for Children, and the Fayetteville Swamp Dogs, will present a new movie each month for the duration of the summer. A huge screen and big sound make the newest releases come alive at night for children and teens.  This is a family friendly event where neighbors can come out and meet one another for a great time.  Admission and popcorn is FREE; and the crowd will be treated to giveaways and prizes! Q 98 will be playing great music before the movie and little ones can have a great time playing games provided by Partnership for Children, until the sun sets. 

Operation Ceasefire is a program to prevent gun crime by prosecuting felons who commit violent crimes; the program also encourages responsible gun ownership. Operation Ceasefire in no way supports the disarming of law-abiding citizen or in any way discourages the lawful purchase, sale, possession or ownership of firearms.

Operation Ceasefire is funded by the City of Fayetteville and a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Project Safe Neighborhoods.

Following is the summer schedule of show dates:

  • April 4 - Massey Hill Recreation Center's Spring Festival, 1612 Camden Road
  • May 1 - Stedman Recreation Center, 175 Circle Drive
  • June 5 - Westover Recreation Center, 267 Bonanza Drive
  • July 10 - Stoney Point Recreation Center, 7411 Rockfish Road
  • August 7 - Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers Street
  • September 4 - Pine Forest Recreation Center, 6901 Ramsey Street
  • October 2 - JS Spivey Recreation Center, 500 Fisher Street
 

The fun starts at 6:15 PM, and the movies start at dusk.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets!

For additional information on movie titles or any other questions regarding Operation Ceasefire and its mission, please contact Cariann Lane at (910) 484-1989.

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