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Daycroft Montessori School to Sponsor “Movie in the Park” on June 19

Children and Parents Can See Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa for Free at Saline’s Mill Pond Park; Pre-Movie Fun Begins at 6:00 pm, with Movie Following at Dusk

Ann Arbor, MI (June 10, 2009) – Round up the kids, pack your blankets and bug spray, and come on over for an evening of free family entertainment and fun, as Daycroft Montessori School ( of Ann Arbor hosts “Movies in the Park” on the evening of June 19 at Saline’s Mill Pond Park.

The movie will be Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, to be shown on an inflatable 20-foot screen. Concessions and pre-movie activities will begin at 6:00 pm. The movie will start at dusk.

Activities will include Montessori materials that make learning fun. There will also be arts and crafts, puzzle challenges, kids’ removable tattoos, an inflatable obstacle course, an inflatable bouncer, and more.

Daycroft will raffle off three weeks of Summer Camp during the “Movies in the Park” event.

Admission will be free to the public, thanks to Daycroft’s sponsorship and funding from the Saline’s Cultural Arts, Recreation, Entertainment, and Senior Citizens (CARES) millage.

The Saline Parks and Recreation Department facilitates “Movies in the Park.” The summer series at Mill Pond Park will continue with free movies scheduled for July 24 (Bolt, sponsored by Fellowship Baptist Church) and August 21 (Wall-E, sponsor TBD).

About Daycroft Montessori School

Daycroft Montessori School is one of Washtenaw County’s leading independent schools. It began as a preschool program in 1968. Since then, Daycroft has grown to include a full-day kindergarten program, an elementary school program through 6th grade, before-school and after-school care, summer camp programs, and enrichment classes.

Daycroft Elementary School (grades K through 6) and Daycroft’s administrative offices are located at 1095 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Phone: (734) 662-3335.

Daycroft Preprimary School (preschool and kindergarten) is at 100 E. Oakbrook Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Phone: (734) 930-0333.


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