Blue + You Movie Series Returns with 'Elf' at the Sarasota Police Department

SARASOTA, Fla. – Dec. 16, 2014 – 10 a.m.

In partnership with the Sarasota Film Festival, and McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, the Sarasota Police Department will once again be holding a Blue + You Movie Series. On Monday, December 22, 2014, the movie ‘Elf’ will be shown on the west lawn of the Sarasota Police Department, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota. The lawn area opens at 5 p.m. with the movie beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is a free event open to our community. (The rain date will be Monday, Dec. 29, 2014)

Water from BJ’s Wholesale, popcorn from Hollywood 20 and pretzels from Ringling Pizza and Grill will be provided for free but for every donation of four cans of non-perishable food, movie-goers will be given a chance to win one of five (5) Sarasota Film Festival gift baskets that will be given away during the movie. All food donations will be given to Mayors Feed the Hungry and All Faith’s Food Bank.

Also making an appearance before the movie is Santa who will be arriving with Police Chief Bernadette DiPino. They will all be arriving at the west lawn of the Sarasota Police Department on a Sarasota County Fire Truck. The fire truck will stay after the special guests arrive for families to view. Les McCurdy from McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre will also be on hand to meet and greet movie-goers.

Families, residents and visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and join the Sarasota Police Department, the Sarasota Film Festival and McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre for a free showing of ‘Elf.’