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REF NO.: 170

SUBJECT: It’s movie and popcorn time again

DATE: Nov. 27

The Office of Alumni Affairs and Development will be hosting its traditional Christmas movie event on Saturday, Dec. 5. This year, Empire Theatre Studios will be showing The Polar Express. This beautifully animated feature, based on a popular children’s book of the same name, is rightfully regarded as a modern family Christmas classic. 
The movie is suitable for children of all ages.
The tickets are only $2.50 and we urge you to book early because the event sells out quickly. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase the tickets please call 709-737-2313 or e-mail
 Date:            Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009
Time:              10:30 a.m.
Location:        Empire Theatres Studio 12, Avalon Mall, St. John's, NL
Cost:              $2.50 per person

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For further information, please contact Bojan Furst, communications co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development,  Memorial University, at 737-2620 or


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